Smart Energy Design Assistance Center

Basic Info



Program Type:


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Parent Program(s):

  • Department of Landscape Architecture

University Partners


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Technical Assistance for Buildings and Communities

Buildings and communities in Illinois can save energy and money by participating in SEDAC's energy efficiency programs. These programs provide the following technical assistance to make buildings more energy efficient:

  • Energy assessments
  • New construction design assistance
  • Retro-commissioning
  • Quick advice 
  • Benchmarking
  • Economic analysis
  • Utility incentive guidance
  • Implementation assistance
  • Information about financing options

To find out more and determine eligibility visit the Request SEDAC Services page to find contact information or apply online.

Student Participation

Students participate in SEDAC through internships and student employment. SEDAC’s internship program provides interns with a thorough foundation in understanding energy usage in buildings.  Intern experiences include mentorship from experienced engineers and architects as they participate in instruction, hands-on workshops, field experience, and individual projects related to building energy usages. Find out more on Short Courses and Internship Program.