Energy Systems Laboratory
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Purpose

ESL directs its efforts toward innovative energy technologies and systems, and toward commercializing affordable results for industry. It has made major contributions to improved energy efficiency by focusing limited resources on neglected topics such as development of:

  • Continuous Commissioning® of buildings and thermal plants
  • Determination of the environmental benefits of reduced energy use
  • Analysis of savings from energy efficiency projects
  • Dissemination of knowledge through conferences and workshops
  • Opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to gain hands-on practical training in industrial energy assessments and Continuous Commissioning®
  • Technical support and assistance to the air moving industry though the fan test lab certification program