Industrial Energy Efficiency: Linking State Partnerships with Universities Chad Nelson Director, National Environmental Technology Institute Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Massachusetts State Partnership University of Massachusetts Amherst 310 Hicks Way, Blaisdell House
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Linking State Partnerships with Universities
Director, National Environmental Technology Institute
Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Massachusetts State Partnership
University of Massachusetts Amherst
310 Hicks Way, Blaisdell House
Amherst, MA 01003-9280
Phone: (413) 545-5526 Fax: (413) 545-2304 firstname.lastname@example.org
Improve process yield / conserve resources
Increase use of renewable energy
Reduce reliance on foreign oil
Reduce environmental impacts
Improve quality of lifeOffice of Industrial Technologies
Improve the energy efficiency of U.S. industry through coordinated research and development, validation, and dissemination of innovative technologies and practices.
Technology for Today
Technology for the Future
Teams of engineering faculty and students from 26 university-based IACs around the country conduct no-cost, on-site industrial assessments at eligible facilities.
~240 students in training each year
Average 7-year savings per assessment: $74,000
Undergraduate Research • Partnership with Physical Plant • Energy Efficiency
Steam loss improved, condensate return was increased as a result of the program. Annual cost savings of approximately 10% were achieved.
Graduate Research • Partnership with Physical Plant • Energy Efficiency
If all buildings on campus were continuously commissioned, CEERE researchers estimate that Amherst campus could achieve savings of approximately $100 million in utility bills over the next 20 years.
Graduate Research • Partnership with Physical Plant • Combined Heat and Power (Co-Generation)
Energy Efficiency • Model Development • Performance Monitoring • Partnership with Physical Plant
Air Master+ - Provides comprehensive information on assessing compressed air systems.
Pump System Assessment Tool - Helps industrial users assess the efficiency of pumping system operations.
Steam System Scoping Tool -Profiles and grades steam system operations and management.
Steam System Assessment Tool -Assists users in assessing potential benefits of specific steam-system improvements.
3E Plus Insulation Assessment Tool -Helps to evaluate the thickness of insulation on steam lines.Tools Available on Our Web Site
Steam Systems Improvement
Pump System Assessment
Pump System Assessment Tool (PSAT) Specialist Training
Fundamentals of Compressed Air Systems
Advanced Management of Compressed Air Systems
AirMaster+ Specialist Training
Create an information pipeline
Establish network to access emerging EERE technologies and practices
Tap into National Labs and other Federal R&D
Build alliances among key industries and R&D resources in the State
Reinforce relationships through Regional Offices to address future needs
DOE Regional Office
1090 Elm St., Suite 202
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
Phone: (860) 644-9718
Fax: (860) 529-5001
University of Massachusetts
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone: (413) 545-2505
Fax: (413) 545-0648
Scott G. Hutchins
Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy
JFK Federal Building, Room 675
Boston, MA 02203-0002
Phone: (617) 565-9765
Fax: (617) 565-9723
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On-call team of 17 professional engineers, scientists, research librarians, energy specialists, and communications information staff