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First Accelerate Performance project honored for community impact, design, construction
11.27.17 | The University of Chicago’s award-winning Campus North Residential Commons is featured in Facility Executive magazine. This is the first project to participate in the Accelerate Performance program. Read more. Topics: new construction, sustainable design
ComEd adopts DOE Accelerate Performance pilot as official new construction program offering
07.18.17 | Looking to familiarize yourself with the concept of climate-resilient building design? Check out Smart Cities: Foundations, Principles and Applications, chapter 22 (authored by Seventhwave's Saranya Gunasingh, Scott Schuetter and Doug Ahl). You’ll get a better understanding of current greenhouse gas reduction policies and programs, as well as their shortcomings, and learn a method to incorporate future climate impact data into building design. Learn more. Topics: climate resilience
Seventhwave pushes the ‘energy-efficiency envelope’ in commercial and residential buildings
07.17.17 | 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. Topics: sustainable design, plug load, HVAC