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

OR-IAC Activity Map
733 Assessments
4,567 Recommendations
11.02 Tbtu Energy Saving*
$169.91 million Cost Savings*
148 Students Trained
*Recommended Savings
Assessment - Case Studies

OR | Assessment: OR0629
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Related Papers & Publications

6 Papers / Publications
S. Long, E-H. Ng, and C. Downing eds.Tanida Chongvilaiwan, Javier Calvo-Amodio and Joe Junker, " THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK FOR THE DESIGN OF AN ENERGY ANALYSIS COLLABORATIVE STRUCTURE USING SOFT SYSTEMS METHODOLOGY ,", American Society for Engineering Management 2014 International Annual Conference,
S. Long, E-H. Ng, and C. Downing eds.Tanida Chongvilaiwan, Javier Calvo-Amodio and Joe Junker, " SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT STRUCTURE FOR DYNAMIC NON- PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS: INTEGRATING LEAN THINKING AND  KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT THROUGH SYSTEMS THINKING,", the American Society for Engineering Management 2014 International Annual Conference,
Haapala, K.R. and P. Prempreeda, " Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of 2.0 MW Wind Turbines,", International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 170-185,
Haapala, K.R. and P. Prempreeda, " Environmental Impacts of Integrating Wind Energy Systems and Supplemental Energy Generation and Storage Systems,", International Journal of Sustainable Manufacturing, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 186-206,
Lajevardi, B., K. R. Haapala, and J. Junker, " Real-time Monitoring and Evaluation of Energy Efficiency and Thermal Management of Data Centers,", SME Journal of Manufacturing Systems,
Lajevardi, B., K. R. Haapala, and J.F. Junker, " Real-time Monitoring and Evaluation of Energy Efficiency and Thermal Management of Data Centers,", NAMRI/SME, Vol. 42, Montreal, Quebec, Canada,

2 Papers / Publications
John Thornton,Pamela Barrow, Larry Blaufus and Sam Walker, Todd Amundson, Jerry Harris and Steve Martin, Tim McMenamin, Joe Junker, Bonnie Moore, Elizabeth Scott, " COLLABORATION ACROSS ORGANIZATIONAL BOUNDARIES: A SUCCESSFUL MODEL  OF INDUSTRY SHARING TO IMPROVE COMPETITIVENESS,", the 2013 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry,
Bozorgirad, M.A., H. Zhang, K.R. Haapala, and G.S. Murthy, " Environmental Impact and Cost Assessment of Incineration and Ethanol Production as Municipal Solid Waste Management Strategies,", The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, Vol. 18, No. 8, pp. 1502-1512,

1 Papers / Publications
Hapke, H.M., Wu, Z., K.R. Haapala, and T.K.A. Brekken, " Wind Power, Energy Technology, and Environmental Impact Assessment,", Chapter 16 in Volume II: The Global Supply Web: Designing Managing, and Measuring; The Business of Sustainability: Trends, Policies, Practices, and Stories of Success,

1 Papers / Publications
Hapke, H., K. R. Haapala, Z. Wu, T. K. A. Brekken, " Life Cycle Assessment of Modern Wind Power Plants,", 2010 ASME IDETC/CIE: 15th Design for Manufacturing and the Lifecycle Conference (DFMLC), Montreal, Canada,
Noteworthy Feedback
""We had a very fun and productive experience with the team that audited our facility – we were all impressed with their professionalism, their knowledge and insight, their intelligence, and their proactive attitudes – great people to work with! OSU has developed some promising young engineers who are now entering our workforce. I look forward to following their careers and hearing about their accomplishments in the future.""
- Source: Laurie Pierce, Senior Engineer, LOTT Clean Water, 06/26/2015
"In general, a really impressive report. The team did an outstanding job."
- Source: Bruce Schacht , Environmental Engineer, Columbia Steel Casting Co, 04/01/2015
Center Director Joseph F. Junker P.E.
Phone # +1 541-737-5034
Fax # +1 541-737-5035
Mailing Address 344 Batcheller Hall
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331
Assistant Director Dr. George M. (Greg) Wheeler
Assistant Director Karl Haapala
Assistant Director Dr. Brian Fronk
Oregon State University has trained 148 students
The following students have participated in IAC assessments with Oregon State University.
The 58 students (in BOLD) have also been awarded IAC student certificates for exceptional participation.

Abdrew McMahan
Adam Shareghi
Adam Taylor
Aimee Glenn
Alan Heninger
Alberto Pezzani
Alex Cimino-Hurt
Allison Stoneklifft
Anastasia Engebretson
Anthony Mizener
Anya Lehman
Austin Aguilera
Ben Brubaker
Benjamin Bellman
Benjamin Parmenter
Blair Hasler
Blake Giles
Bonnie Elder
Brad Moore
Brian Bejcek
Brian Daniels
Bryan Kilgore
Byran Smucker
Carl Moen
Carlin Scott
Chris Cunningham
Chris Uri
Claire Cushing
Colin Trachte
Colleen Ferry
Colleen Johnson
Connor Crowley
Cosmo Prindle
Dan Tremblay
Danae Swatman
Daniel Abernathy
Daniel Weiland
David Chan-Vasquez
David LeBourveau
David McIntosh
Davis Chamorro
Devlin Junker
Doug Heymann
Drew McMahan
Dustin Bailey
Eddi Kamber
Eddie Blackwell
Elsie Deland
Erik Johnson
Ethan Matty
Ethan Milton
Eva Woodson
Evan Talan
Evan White
Forest Giardina
Geoff Cerruti
Hadi Hasan
Hari P. N. Nagarajan
Holda Biskeborn
Ian McKelvey
Isshu Lee
Jack Lapham
Jacob Staudhammer
Jake Volkman
Janice Keeley
Jeff Billings
Jeff Gagatko
Jeff Mitchell
Jennifer Riehl
Jesse Abel
Jessie Hong
Joe Ferron
Joe Piacenza
John Anttonen
Joseph Lewis
Josh Mutch
Juili Tonape
Julian Peter
Justin Conklin
Justin Olson
Justin Shepard
Katie Braman
Kelsey Greene
Kimberly Daeschel
Kristen Roegner
Kristina Schnell
Kyle Murdoch
Landon Fox
Lars Maxfield
Lillian Tegner
Luke Whittemore
Matthew Thomas
Megan O'Leary
Micah Brosius
Michael Dexter
Michael Swanson
Micheal Koch
Michelle Gates
Michelle MacArthur
Mike Knapp
Mikel Van Kirk
Mikhail Jones
Miles Naughton
Monica Heng
Nate Knapp
Nathan Keeley
Navin Prasad
Nicholas Brouhard
Nicole Dean
Panini Sai Patapanchala
Paul Stelson
Pavel Grechanuk
Peter Hanslits
Peter Kreider
Peter McMillan
Peter Sukamto
Rachel Hinton
Rachel McAfee
Ryan French
Sam Haines
Sam Walker
Sarah Baker
Saroj karki
Scott Crook
Scott Lindbloom
Sean Mahoney
Sebastian Gumapas-Condol
Shelby Foley
Stephen MacDonald
Stephen Roderick
Tanida Chongvilaiwan
Ted Carter
Thanh Huynh
Tim Maloney
Tracie Tran
Travis Carver
Trenton Bevan
Tyler Downey
Tyler Giddings
Tzetan Hristov
Vincent Albright
Vinson Guov
Vitaliy Kostromov
Vlad Predovic
Wayne Johnson
William Stirby Jr
Yuming Qiuy
Zoe Lavrich

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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