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

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. 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