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SEDAC is sponsored by the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity in partnership with ComEd, Ameren Illinois, Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, and Nicor Gas, and provides energy efficiency services at no cost to both public and private facilities.

We continually update our web site at sedac.org with new incentives, credits, energy efficient technologies, and green building practices.

 

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SEDAC Newsletter Vol. 10, No. 2 

 

 


The Smart Energy Design Assistance Center (SEDAC) is pleased to provide our February newsletter.

 

UPCOMING SEDAC TRAININGS

GETTING TO EFFICIENCY
[Targeted at Operators & Building Managers]
Learn cost effective energy efficiency strategies for existing buildings, the retro-commissioning process and about valuable performance benchmarking  tools.
March 5, 8.30am - 1pm, University Center of Lake County

HIGH PERFORMANCE DESIGN
[Targeted at Architects, Designers & Engineers]
Learn about the impact of the Illinois Energy Conservation Code on design and strategies to design beyond code.
March 11, 8.30am - 1pm, College of DuPage



 

STILL COLD OUTSIDE!!! ... PART II. BOILER TUNE-UPS  

Last month we touched on the benefits of using a  modulating boiler; another strategy to improve your heating efficiency is tuning up your boiler.  In this issue, we answer questions you might have about boiler tune-ups.  What are their benefits?  What do they entail?  How often should they be performed?  Should the boiler be tuned up or replaced?  What incentives are available?  [Full Story here]

For more info on Boiler Tune-up Incentives, see http://www.illinois.gov/dceo/BoilerTuneUp

 

NEW SEDAC INCENTIVES PAGE

Have you checked out SEDAC's recently updated Energy Incentives Page? It's a one-stop shop with info and links to all the incentive programs in Illinois. Check it out at http://smartenergy.illinois.edu/energy-incentives.html.

 

USGBC's ILLINOIS HEALTHY & HIGH PERFORMING SCHOOLS SYMPOSIUM

This symposium for Illinois K-12 schools will cover topics including facility planning, green facilities management, sustainable renovation and construction, energy efficiency and conservation and environmental education.

 

This is an opportunity to exchange ideas with school and district administrators, superintendents, board members, facilities managers, etc,.

 

Friday April 18, 8.30am - 2.30pm, Adlai Stevenson HS, Lincolnshire, IL (Past SEDAC participant!)

More Info at http://www.usgbc-illinois.org/events/ 

 

SPOTLIGHT: MEEA'S STEP PROGRAM

The Midwest Energy Efficiency  Alliance's (MEEA) Savings Through Efficient Products (STEP) program offers schools, parks, community centers, libraries and other public facilities free, high quality, energy saving products including LED exit signs, CFL light bulbs, occupancy sensors, low-flow aerators, etc. To learn more about how the STEP Program works ... [Read Full Story]

 

HOST AN EDF CLIMATE FELLOW

The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is launching an innovative summer fellowship program in Chicago to place specially trained graduate students with organizations to improve their energy management systems. Past projects in the commercial sector have realized 1-2 million kWh after implementation. Overall, the Climate Fellows Program has identified $1.3 Billion in energy cost savings.

For more info, see their website or contact ebell@edf.org. Applications are due February 21, 2014!

 

For more info, please contact us at: The Smart Energy Design Assistance Center

Email: info@sedac.org Phone: 800-214-7954 Web: sedac.org

 

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