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Rutgers, State Univ. of NJ IAC
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Rutgers, State Univ. of NJ IAC
Center From 1987 to 1992
Rutgers, State Univ. of NJ
Director Dr. Michael Muller
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Rutgers, State Univ. of NJ
Rutgers, State Univ. of NJ is no longer an active IAC Center
RU-IAC is no longer active

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

165 Assessments
1,027 Recommendations
0.78 Tbtu Energy Saving*
$5.41 million Cost Savings*
*Recommended Savings
Energy Engineering related programs, degrees, etc:
Generic IAC Assessment Activity
Generic IAC Assessment Activity
Generic IAC Assessment Activity
Related Papers & Publications
Muller, M. R., Rao, P., Muller M. B., " Optimize Energy Use in Industrial Cooling Systems,", Chemical Engineering Progress, Nov,
Nimbalkar, S.U., Muller, M.R., " Utilizing Waste Pressure In Industrial Systems,", ASME/ATI, Energy: production, distribution and conservation, Vol. 1, 229-237,
Nimbalkar, S.U., Muller, M.R., " An experimental investigation of the optimum geometry for the cold end orifice of a vortex tube,", Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 29, 509-514,
Related Papers & Publications
2013
3 Papers / Publications
Muller, M. R., Rao, P., Muller M. B., " Optimize Energy Use in Industrial Cooling Systems,", Chemical Engineering Progress, Nov,
Muller, M.R., Betin, S.K., Dillon, J.M., " Applications, Economics and Scalability of Heat Pumps in Waste Water Treatment Plants and Energy Intensive Industries,", ASEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Niagara Falls, New York, July,
2012
2 Papers / Publications
Muller, M.R., Rao, P., Muller, M.B., " Understanding and Reducing Energy and Costs in Industrial Cooling Systems,", Industrial Energy Technology Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May,
Muller, M.B., Muller, M.R., " Introducing an Online Cooling Tower Performance Analysis Tool,", Industrial Energy Technology Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May,
2011
1 Papers / Publications
Muller, M.B., Muller, M.R., " Portable Hands-on Instrument Training for Energy Engineers,", Industrial Energy Technology Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, May,
2009
1 Papers / Publications
Nimbalkar, S.U., Muller, M.R., " An experimental investigation of the optimum geometry for the cold end orifice of a vortex tube,", Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 29, 509-514,
2007
7 Papers / Publications
Muller, M.R., " The Return of the Steam Engine,", ASEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Westchester, New York, July,
Nimbalkar, S., Muller, M.R., " CHP Program Design: Cost Benefits of Dispatching versus Baseline Operations,", ASEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Westchester, New York, July,
Pasi, S., Muller, M.R., " Investigating the Impact of Boiler Aging In Replacement Decisions,", ASEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Westchester, New York, July,
Rao, P., Muller, M.R., " Industrial Oxygen: Its Generation and Use,", ASEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Westchester, New York, July,
Kahan, M., Muller, M.R., " Impact of Real-Time Pricing on Payback of Thermal Energy Storage Systems,", ASEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Westchester, New York, July,
Kasten, D.J., Muller, M.R., " Assessing the Performance of Cooling Towers and their Effect on Chiller Efficiency,", ASEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Westchester, New York, July,
Kasten, D.J., Muller, M.R., " Assessing the Performance of Cooling Towers and their Effect on Chiller Efficiency,", ASEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Westchester, New York, July,
2006
1 Papers / Publications
Nimbalkar, S.U., Muller, M.R., " Utilizing Waste Pressure In Industrial Systems,", ASME/ATI, Energy: production, distribution and conservation, Vol. 1, 229-237,
2005
1 Papers / Publications
Nimbalkar, S., Muller, M.R., Pasi, S., " Utilizing ‘Waste Pressure” in Industrial Systems,", ASEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, West Point, New York, July,
2003
1 Papers / Publications
Papadaratsakis, K., Kasten, D.J., Muller, M.R., " On Accounting for Energy Savings Through Industrial Productivity Improvements,", ASEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry, Rye, New York, July,
2002
5 Papers / Publications
Mitrovic, B., Muller, M.R., " Energy Impacts of Productivity Improvements in Manufacturing,", Industrial Energy Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, April,
Ogot, M.M., Muller, M.R., Kasten, D.J., " Optimizing Student Use and Experiences in Industrial Assessments,", Industrial Energy Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, April,
Trabachino, C., Muller, M.R., " Rationale For State Support of Industries of the Future,", Industrial Energy Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, April,
Arslan, S., Mitrovic, B., Muller, M.R., " Vortex Tube Applications in Micro Power Generation,", Proceedings of the 2002 International Joint Power Generation Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, June 24-26,
Kasten, D.J., Muller, M.R., Pavlovic, F., " Impact of Electricity Deregulation on Industrial Assessment Strategies,", Industrial Energy Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, April,
Last Available Contact Information
Center Director Dr. Michael Muller
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Mailing Address
, 08854
Staff Donald Kasten
Staff Jill Mesonas
Staff Michael B. Muller

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Specific Eligibility Requirements*:
  • 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.

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