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Meet leaders in high performance building design

03.29.18 | Through presentations, panel discussions and interactive sessions, the AIA Wisconsin Conference on Architecture is a forum to equip building design and construction industry professionals with the tools and insight they need to manage today’s most pressing practice challenges. Learn more and join us May 9-10 in Madison. Presenters include Scott Hackel, Seventhwave; Jody Shaw, Potter Lawson; and Andrea Love, Payette. Madison Gas and Electric Company is helping to make this event possible. Visit energy2030together.com to learn about MGE's Energy 2030 framework for a more sustainable future.
Topics: sustainable design

Seventhwave partners with DOE at Energy Innovators Forum in Chicago

03.13.18 | A sold-out crowd of more than 75 interdisciplinary stakeholders discussed strategies and barriers related to energy efficiency and high performance buildings. View photos and DOE's blog post about the event.
Topics: sustainable design

Project Haiti: The William Jefferson Clinton Children's Center

12.29.17 | The grand opening of the William Jefferson Clinton Children's Center, otherwise known as USGBC's Project Haiti, will take place in April 2018 in Port au Prince. Seventhwave staff contributed technical expertise to build this LEED Platinum orphanage that can also serve as a community resource. Read more and watch a video update on the project.
Topics: sustainable design

First Accelerate Performance project honored for community impact, design, construction

11.27.17 | The University of Chicago’s award-winning Campus North Residential Commons is featured in Facility Executive magazine. This is the first project to participate in the Accelerate Performance program. Read more.
Topics: new construction, sustainable design

ComEd adopts DOE Accelerate Performance pilot as official new construction program offering

08.14.17 | Seventhwave is working closely with leading electric utility provider, ComEd, to launch an innovative new construction program to support customers in achieving superior energy performance. In June, ComEd adopted Accelerate Performance as an official offering through its energy efficiency program portfolio. Read the full blog post.
Topics: new construction, sustainable design

Be prepared—this is a must read

07.18.17 | Looking to familiarize yourself with the concept of climate-resilient building design? Check out Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles and Applications, chapter 22 (authored by Seventhwave's Saranya Gunasingh, Scott Schuetter and Doug Ahl). You’ll get a better understanding of current greenhouse gas reduction policies and programs, as well as their shortcomings, and learn a method to incorporate future climate impact data into building design. Learn more.
Topics: climate resilience

Seventhwave pushes the ‘energy-efficiency envelope’ in commercial and residential buildings

07.17.17 | The U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Beat Blog highlights a few of Seventhwave's recent initiatives: window-to-wall ratio, commercial plug load and rooftop units. Read the full post.
Topics: sustainable design, plug load, HVAC