Enhancing efficiency in small buildings

Jun 23, 2015 — Marge Anderson and Preservation Green Lab’s Jim Lindberg talk the economic potential for energy efficiency in small buildings. Read the HuffPost blog. MORE

Learning Lab on New Utility Business: July 27-29, Boston

Jun 19, 2015 — Seventhwave's president Frank Greb will present "Changes in Context: How Technology, Policy and Customer Needs Are Changing Electricity Markets." Other panel members include: Moderator: Aliza Wasserman, Program Director, NGA Center Bentham Paulos, Principal, PaulosAnalysis TBD, National Grid... MORE

Utility sales growth and shareholder returns

Jun 09, 2015 — How does distributed generation impact utility sales and shareholder returns? Steve Kihm and Tracy La Haise present an interesting argument that it is not utility sales that drive utility stock returns, but asset growth. This article was originally published in the June 2015 issue of Strategies,... MORE

New directors add geographic diversity to Seventhwave Board

May 28, 2015 — Two directors bring new perspectives to our governance board. Rebecca Stanfield, deputy director for policy at NRDC’s Chicago office, has 20 years of experience in environmental advocacy. Eric Swanson, attorney at Winthrop & Weinstine in Minneapolis, practices energy and environmental law. See... MORE

Motivating high users to save energy

May 27, 2015 — We worked with Cool Choices to explore whether engagement games could identify high users and drive them to energy efficiency programs. The answer is, “Yes!” Read the full report. MORE

Achieving real-world building energy performance

May 15, 2015 — Connor Jansen of Seventhwave discusses how building project performance goals can have a better chance of remaining front-and-center throughout the design process. MORE

Seventhwave receives $1 million to advance performance-based design

May 05, 2015 — Seventhwave will receive $1 million from DOE to demonstrate new approaches for procuring high efficiency buildings through its Accelerate Performance project. Performance-based contracts provide an incentive to build efficiently, encourage going beyond code requirement minimums, and provide an... MORE