ERS Objectives

The Energy Resource Station was conceptualized under the direction of a planning team made up of industry leading architects, engineers, contractors, utility representatives and building managers. The primary objective of the facility and its staff is to:

  • Establish high-quality, unbiased information on energy-efficient building technologies
  • Test and demonstrate commercial HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning)
  • Provide a basis for quality energy efficiency programs that boost local economic activity
  • Meet the needs of Iowa’s building owners and operators, engineers, architects and utilities