Case Studies


The Niles Family Fitness Center reached out to SEDAC for help in lowering its energy costs. SEDAC recommended changes to their pool dehumidification system. 


The Molecular Biology Research Building was consuming 43% more energy than a comparable campus research center. UIC worked with SEDAC to find out why. 


Argonne National Laboratory wanted to decrease energy costs in their buildings. A major lighting upgrade led to substantial savings. 

Children's Discovery Museum

This building was designed with energy efficiency in mind. Why, then, was it using so much energy? SEDAC helped them figure out why. 

Kenwood Elementary School

Two elementary schools in Champaign, IL have reduced building operating costs by nearly 42%, allowing the school district to devote more funds to education. 

Rolling Meadows District Courthouse

Cook County is projected to save more than $40,000 annually in electricity costs by implementing energy efficiency measures in their 3rd District Courthouse.

Harper College

SEDAC's retro-commissioning program helped Harper College identify annual energy savings of almost $90,000 a year, a 13% reduction in energy costs. 

Decatur Civic Center

Learn how the Decatur Civic Center reduced their annual energy costs by nearly 30% by updating their lighting and HVAC systems. 


parking garage

The City Council of Peoria was looking for ways to reduce energy costs in their buildings. The numerous parking garages in the city provided a great way to start. 

Field Museum

The Field Museum has an impressive history of energy conservation, and working with SEDAC helped them identify even more energy savings.