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