Student Research Award Winner: 2014
Student Video Contest Winner: 2015

The Boise State University Industrial Assessment Center (BS-IAC) provides free energy, productivity, and waste assessments to small and medium sized industrial facilities through funding provided by the US Department of Energy.

BS-IAC Activity Map
131 Assessments
889 Recommendations
1.19 Tbtu Energy Saving*
$7.88 million Cost Savings*
105 Students Trained
*Recommended Savings
Boise State University also coordinates a Satellite IAC Center at:
University of Idaho
Assessment - Case Studies

BS | Assessment: BS0001
Pepsi Bottler and Boise State IAC Pop the Top on Energy Savings
Pepsi Bottler and Boise State IAC Pop the Top on Energy Savings
Related Papers & Publications

1 Papers / Publications
Luthman, H. and J.F. Gardner, " Parameter Estimation for HVAC System Models from Standard Test Data,", Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, PHoenix, AZ, November 11-17,

1 Papers / Publications
Dunkel, C., Oliver, R., Xing, T., Hess, H., Beyerlein, S., Shershta, D. and Smith, S., " Collaboration Between Senior Design Students and Campus Facilities Staff in Creating a Viable Cogeneration Design for the Campus Wood-Fired Boiler,", 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA,

1 Papers / Publications
Muller, M.R., Gardner, J., Muller, M.B., Shrestha, D., " The Energy-Water Nexus: Implications for Energy Efficiency,", Industrial Energy Technology Conference, New Orleans, LA,
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Center Director Krishna Pakala
Phone # +1 208-426-4053
Fax # +1 208-426-1830
Mailing Address 1910 University Drive
MS 1012
Boise, ID 83725
Assistant Director John Gardner
Assistant Director Dev Shrestha
Other Steve Beyerlein
Other Amy Valenzuela
Boise State University has trained 105 students
The following students have participated in IAC assessments with Boise State University.
The 36 students (in BOLD) have also been awarded IAC student certificates for exceptional participation.

Brita Mjos
Abdullah Al-Anbaki
Adam O'keeffe
Alexa Valladolid
Amy Cox
Andee Morton
Andie Zoeller
Andrea Eborn
Andrew Engel
Andrew Lake
Anson Lunstrum
Archana Dahal
Atticus Zborowski
Austin Doutre
Beau Husfloen
Bill Payne
Brad Kinney
Brandon Morford
Brenden Staab
Brian Collins
Brian Hanson
Brianne Kuhnhausen
Bryant Johnson
Chad Dunkel
Chance Sundquist
Chris Anderson
Chris Katus
Cody McConkey
Cody Swisher
Connor Skibeness
Daniel Cotten
Daniel Cox
Daniel Flick
David Manthey
Davis Gumbo
Dennis Twitty
Diego Juarez
Elias Dotterer
Eric Nelson
Gene Staggs
Gillette Zenner
Hannah Hudson
Hannah Luthman
Hari Challa
Ian Glasgow
Ibrahim Ibrahim
Isaac Johnson
Jace Westcott
Jason Kuwada
Jason Talford
Jesse Caudle
Jessica Curtis
Joel Aguilera
Joel Hood
Jon Alban
Jorge Rios
Jose Carrasco
Kahlil Williams
Kendra Wallace
Kenneth Boylan
Kevin Kruger
Kiegen Schauer
Kody Harrison
Latif Zamankhan
Luke Nelson
Mateo Rios
Matthew Walsh
Melissa Marsing
Michael Armstrong
Nathan Green
Neal Kirkpatrick
Nick Johnson
Nick Johnston
Petar Dimov
Peter Martin
Piyush Basnet
Ramzi Sarama
Richard Leathers
Robert Cotner
Robert Davies
Ryan Montrose
Ryan Oliver
Ryan Schwartz
Sagar Shrestha
Sean Dodson
Sean Rosin
Senami Hodonu
Stefanie Marikas
Stephanie Johnson
Tais Mitchell
Theo White
Toby Bower
Tom Simenc
Tom White
Travis Pruitt
Travis Soderquist
Trenton Hogue
Tyler Hamilton
Vignesh Jayaraman Muralidharan
Vincent Schwartz
Will Seegmiller
Zach Fohn
Zakaria Alghamdi
Zoe Fleischman

Apply for an IAC Assessment

per year
Specific Eligibility
  • Must be a US Manufacturer
  • Yearly Energy Bills:
    • Greater than $100,000
    • Less than $2,500,000
  • Within 150 miles of an IAC
*For special cases, certain requirements may be waived.

Final client selection is left to the discretion of the individual IAC center.
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