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

Nov 27, 2017 — The University of Chicago’s Campus North Residential Commons has won three Design-Build Institute of America awards, including the first-ever Chairman’s Award for Community Impact and Social Responsibility. This is the first project to participate in the Accelerate Performance program. Read the... MORE

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

Aug 14, 2017 — 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... MORE

Gain insights into small business energy savings

Jul 20, 2017 — The split incentive problem, limited capital for large investments, limited staff time and concern about business disruptions make energy conservation a tough sell to small businesses. Low-cost behavior change approaches overcome some of the monetary hurdles, but face other challenges. Seventhwave... MORE

Be prepared—this is a must read

Jul 18, 2017 — Looking to familiarize yourself with the concept of climate-resilient building design? Check out chapter 22 of Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles and Applications. You’ll get a better understanding of current greenhouse gas reduction policies and programs, as well as their shortcomings, and... MORE

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

Jul 17, 2017 — 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. MORE

Seventhwave selected to scale up next generation of building efficiency

Jul 11, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Energy has selected Seventhwave and its partners to study and discover the energy and cost savings associated with integrated controls. "Seventhwave is proud to contribute to a national effort to drive innovation in reducing energy usage of our nation’s commercial buildings.... MORE

Task tuning in commercial buildings

Apr 06, 2017 — The April issue of Facility Executive features an article penned by Seventhwave engineer Jennifer Li about the lighting controls research we conducted in Minnesota. Also visit our webpage to watch our webinar and download the fact sheet and report. MORE

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