Commissioning occupancy sensors

Mar 23, 2017 — Lighting controls allow buildings to achieve significant energy savings in daylit facilities, but improper installation can reduce these savings. Commissioning to the rescue! Check out Net Zero Buildings Magazine's interview with Seventhwave engineers Jennifer Li and Scott Schuetter. MORE

ASHRAE features Seventhwave research: VRF in cold climates

Mar 15, 2017 — The January 2017 issue of ASHRAE Journal features the article "VRF Design Considerations in Cold Climates" by Seventhwave's Scott Schuetter and Scott Hackel. Variable refrigerant flow systems are not widely implemented in cold climates because they typically lose capacity and efficiency in low... MORE

Ben Heymer to present at the ACEEE/CEE National Symposium on Market Transformation, April 2-4 in Arlington, VA

Mar 13, 2017 — Seventhwave's Ben Heymer will co-present Zero Energy Roadmaps: How to Chart the Path to Success along with David Epley, District of Columbia, Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs; Laura Rodormer, National Grid; and moderator Amy Cortese, New Buildings Institute. Many communities with... MORE

Could air sealing degrade indoor air quality?

Mar 13, 2017 — The spring 2017 issue of Home Energy Magazine features an article by researchers Scott Pigg and Dan Cautley of Seventhwave along with Paul Francisco from the University of Illinois' Building Research Council. The authors discuss their research conducted during a national evaluation of the federal... MORE

Accelerate Performance recognized by E Source

Feb 20, 2017 — As E Source put it, the year 2016 was tumultuous for energy efficiency. We’re proud to be recognized on their list of top 20 technologies and trends (alongside Amazon, Tesla and others) for our Accelerate Performance initiative—an innovative procurement approach for superior energy performance. MORE

Turning energy goals into reality

Feb 02, 2017 — Seventhwave’s Connor Jansen and Dave Vigliotta team with NREL’s Paul Torcellini to help building owners get the energy performance they demand. Performance-based procurement raises the bar on actual energy performance without raising the cost. MORE

Sustainable: Reducing the energy waste of ‘plug load’

Jan 03, 2017 — An article in Finance and Commerce features our recent study of plug load in commercial buildings in Minnesota. MORE