Seventhwave, UW-Madison forecast dire health impacts driven by increased use of air conditioning

Jul 03, 2018 — As climate change continues to drive up temperatures, increased building air conditioning use could degrade outdoor air quality—unless our electric generation mix moves toward cleaner energy sources. This could lead to as many as a thousand additional deaths annually in the eastern United States... MORE

Plugging energy into construction planning

Jun 06, 2018 — Finance & Commerce profiles our study of one of the first health care buildings in the country to use performance-based procurement, a process in which design and construction teams must meet the energy performance goal set by the building owner. Read the article: MORE

Catalyzing market transformation: Sandra Henry

Apr 20, 2018 — The Institute for Market Transformation leads important work unleashing the economic and resiliency potential of energy efficiency in the built environment. Seventhwave is proud that one of our leaders, Sandra Henry, serves on IMT’s board of directors. Here’s Sandra’s perspective on this important... MORE

Meet leaders in high performance building design

Mar 29, 2018 — Through presentations, panel discussions and interactive sessions, the AIA Wisconsin Conference on Architecture is a forum to help building design and construction industry professionals manage today’s most pressing practice challenges. Join us May 9-10 in Madison—register now. Madison Gas and... MORE

Seventhwave partners with DOE at Energy Innovators Forum in Chicago

Mar 13, 2018 — Seventhwave partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy at an Energy Innovators Forum at the DIRTT Green Learning Center in downtown Chicago in late February. A sold-out crowd of more than 75 interdisciplinary stakeholders discussed strategies and barriers related to energy efficiency and high... MORE

Project Haiti: The William Jefferson Clinton Children's Center

Dec 29, 2017 — 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. When the earthquake in Haiti in 2010 left hundreds of thousands of children in need of care, the need for a healthy, resilient children's... MORE

Seventhwave offers free energy analysis tools

Dec 01, 2017 — ASHRAE’s High Performance Buildings publication featured several Seventhwave energy analysis tools that are available online for free. These tools and resources gauge the impact of design decisions and help building owners and design teams set realistic energy performance goals. MORE