Reading Room

From the Staff

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IAC Alumni Fact Sheet [PDF]
A Study of Experience Credit for Professional Engineering Licensure Oak Ridge National Laboratory performed a study of experience credit for professional engineering licensure for the Department of Energy's Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) Program. [PDF]

Student-to-Student

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A Novel Method for Non-Intrusive Measurement of Compressed Air Leakage Flow Rates Trevor Terrill will discuss the outcomes of the Student Research Award project that the Texas A&M IAC was awarded last year. The focus of this research proposal was on developing a novel, non-intrusive approach to measuring the airflow rate in a compressed air line. [WMV][PDF]
Waste Heat Recovery Dr. Sachin Nimbalkar, R&D Staff, Manufacturing Systems Research Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, will discuss Waste Heat Recovery from Industrial Process Heating Equipment. [WMV][PDF]
Rutgers Field Management Review Don Kasten, Technical Operations Manager, presents an overview of IAC field management operations. [WMV][PDF]
Syracuse University New Student Training Jillian Burgoyne discusses the new student training process developed by Syracuse in Webinar 4 of the IAC student-led webinar series. [WMV][PDF]
University of Dayton Baseline Analysis Alexandra Brogan discusses UD's Process for Baseline Analysis of Plant Data in Webinar 3 of the IAC student-led webinar series. [WMV][PDF]
University of Miami Data Collection Overview Joel Zahlan and Ahmad Seyfi discuss Power Logging in Webinar 2 of the IAC student-led webinar series. [WMV][PDF]
OSU Energy Efficiency Reference Tracie Tran Presents OSU's on-line reference tool in Webinar 1 of the IAC student-led webinar series. [WMV]
Certified Energy Manager Training Dejan Ristic (UWM IAC) shares his experience regarding the CEM training and exam. [PDF]
A Conversation with Jacques Beaudry-Losique Brian Malone, UIC Lead Student, recently attended the Ohio Technology Showcase where he spoke with ITP Program Manager, Jacques Beaudry-Losique [PDF]
Ten Guidelines For A Happy, Healthy and Productive IAC After receiving the IAC Center of Excellence Award from DOE in 2003, Dr. Kelly Kissock and his students at the University of Dayton developed a list of ten guidelines they use for operating a successful IAC [HTML]
Two University of Illinois– Chicago Students Take Their Ideas To the Next Level Matt Swanson, an undergraduate student, and Jon Aardsma, a graduate student at the University of Illinois at Chicago's Industrial Assessment Center (UIC-IAC), are leveraging an assessment of a primary metals plant into a challenging senior design project. [HTML]

New Technologies

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The Ohio Technology Showcase Highlights new and emerging technologies are eported on by UIC IAC Student Brian Malone [PDF]
E2 and P2 Improvement Opportunities in Secondary Aluminum Processing: A Case Study This paper presents the results of an energy assessment at a secondary aluminum plant in northern Illinois, specifically, the energy and non-energy benefits of using a new combustion technology for scrap decoating. [PDF]

In the Press

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AMO Research Awards Recognize Industrial Energy Efficiency Projects Industry Market Trends Article discussing the 2013 IAC Student Research Awards [HTML]
Energy Efficiency in the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009: Impacts of Current Provisions and Opportunities to Enhance the Legislation ACEEE Research Report E096 [HTML]
Overview of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) [HTML]
Unlocking Energy Efficiency in the U.S. Economy McKinsey Global Energy and Materials Report [PDF]
Sustainability Coach Takes Her Expertise to Market [HTML]
WORLD-CLASS ENERGY ASSESSMENTS: Industrial Action Plans for Greater and More Durable Energy Cost Control This report summarizes recommendations for improving the impact of industrial energy assessments. [PDF]
A Lesson in Success The Lehigh University newspaper reviews the IAC Program and budget [PDF]
Lean Energy Audits: Rethinking Common Management Practices of Multi-Building Energy Audits Syracuse IAC Alumni, Adam Knapp's article as published in the spring edition of Strategic Planning for Energy and the Environment (Volume 25, Number 4) [PDF]
IAC Proves Good for Business: Student led program saves local businesses energy, cash IAC operations are reported by The Golden Gate [X]pressOnline, November 10, 2003 [PDF]