Welcome to UNT Industrial Assessment Center

About Us

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The Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) is a national program sponsored by the Advanced Manufacturing Office, under the Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EREE) of the Department of Energy (DOE). IACs are located at 37 universities across the country.

The mission of the UNT IAC is to help small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) in manufacturing sector in North Texas region by

  1. Conducting no-cost on-site assessments including technology and processes to increase energy efficiency, maximize productivity, minimize waste, and prevent pollution;
  2. Training engineering students with professional skill sets and a solid background in energy and resource efficiency; and
  3. Providing outreach and education opportunities to nonparticipating SMEs.

Our Impact

Benefits to Industry

The IAC program nationwide has realized significant savings to qualifying companies. The UNT Center projects annual savings of over $50,000 per year. 

The IAC program is a valuable tool for any industrial manufacturing site seeking to stay competitive in today's market. The reports from the energy assessments are independent and not biased by the desire to generate sales or consulting opportunities.

Benefits to Students

One of the primary objectives of the IAC is to train the next generation of energy engineering experts and leaders. Receiving practical training in energy, productivity, and waste assessment tools and techniques, students working at the IAC gain a competitive advantage in the job market. The UNT IAC produces graduates who enjoy high job placement and fulfilling careers in these fields.

For more information on the IAC program, visit the Department of Energy - Industrial Assessment Centers.


Site last updated: 10/28/2022