Research

"Make a bigger impact with defensible data grounded in realistic human factors."

Doug Ahl, Director of Research

July 3, 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...
April 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...
July 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...
July 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...
July 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.