New procurement approach delivers superior building performance

Sep 15, 2015 — Seventhwave, in partnership with the National Renewable Energy Lab and the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Eastern Connecticut State University, entered a $2 million cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy to launch a groundbreaking pilot program that will transform the... MORE

Celebrating LEEDership

Aug 28, 2015 — Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and Founding Chair of USGBC was in Seventhwave’s office on Thursday to help us celebrate a number of LEED achievements. Madison business and policy leaders joined us, Krupp General Contractors, Potter Lawson, and UW Health for LEEDing by Example—or Plaque-a-Palooza as it was... MORE

Rethinking regulation to deliver a smarter electricity system

Aug 25, 2015 — Steve Kihm teamed up with former Colorado PUC Chair Ron Lehr and America's Power Plan's Sonia Aggarwal to set forth a financial framework to promote sustainable resource development. They note that as resources such as solar PV and microgrids enter utility markets, it will become more important... MORE

AESP webinar highlights trends

Aug 24, 2015 — Seventhwave's Tracy La Haise presented as part of a panel for the Association of Energy Services Professionals' webinar held August 20, 2015: Current and future trends for behavior change energy efficiency programs. MORE

Frank Greb joins WPUI Board

Aug 11, 2015 — Seventhwave President Frank Greb has joined the Wisconsin Public Utility Institute's Board of Directors. Founded in 1982 and based in Madison, WPUI's mission is to advance understanding of public policy issues in the electricity, telecommunications and gas industries. Learn more about WPUI. MORE

Caution: Study is no breakthrough

Jul 09, 2015 — Scott Pigg warns not to read too much into a recent study of savings from weatherization programs that has generated buzz in the mainstream press. Read his blog post. MORE

Assessing plug load in commercial buildings

Jul 07, 2015 — There is a need to characterize the plug loads in Minnesota office buildings, identify specific strategies for reducing these loads, and prioritize the strategies based on their potential to help utilities achieve Minnesota’s energy savings goal. As a result, we have been awarded a Conservation... MORE