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.
The EUI Analyzer Tool from Seventhwave
Nov 22, 2017 —Facility Executive magazine featured an article on Seventhwave’s EUI Analyzer Tool. This tool was developed to support the Department of Energy’s Accelerate Performance utility new construction program. This online energy analysis tool is designed to help building owners, facilities managers, and...MORE
Right from the beginning
Nov 21, 2017 —Seventhwave’s Brett Bridgeland provided insights on the importance of early design charrettes and scaling performance-based procurement to help owners and design teams achieve aggressive and achievable energy performance goals.
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.