Is it time to consider a reward-based approach?

Jun 07, 2016 — Millions of square feet are built every year that will not perform as expected. How can building owners and design teams share risk and achieve aggressive energy goals on new construction and major renovation projects? We need to demand more during the procurement process. Join us for a live... MORE

California PUC draft ruling adopts Seventhwave’s proposed incentive framework for distributed generation resources

May 31, 2016 — In April 2016, Seventhwave chief economist and principal Steve Kihm's co-authored paper, “You Get What You Pay For: Moving Toward Value in Utility Compensation,” was included in a draft ruling by the California Public Utilities Commission. Steve co-authored the paper in June 2015 with Ron Lehr,... MORE

Q&A: How regulators can improve clean energy economics for utilities

May 31, 2016 — Steve Kihm, chief economist at Seventhwave, and Andy Satchwell, a Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory researcher, say regulators have economic levers at their disposal that can guide utilities toward green energy development while improving returns for shareholders. Read more. MORE

A building analyst's paradise

Apr 21, 2016 — We've gone wild measuring our building's performance. From an efficient enclosed garage to one of just a few water-source VRF systems in the Midwest, we are profiling our building's design and technologies with a series of vignettes. Browse our collection. MORE

Executive Vice President Marge Anderson to keynote green building conference

Apr 06, 2016 — Climate change inspired the net zero movement. Extreme weather events prompted us to build for resilience. And the chronic health issues of our day drove a demand for healthier buildings. What forces will shape green building trends and customer demands in the future? Find out. Attend Marge’s... MORE

Web exclusive Q&A - 749 University Row

Mar 14, 2016 — High Performing Buildings magazine features an interview with Seventhwave's Scott Hackel. MORE

Seventhwave research supports Minnesota’s efficiency leadership

Feb 16, 2016 — The Minnesota Department of Commerce has announced awards for nearly $2 million in grants for energy conservation. Seventhwave will lead the research to characterize energy efficiency opportunities in small commercial buildings. Seventhwave will also collaborate with Xcel Energy to make its... MORE