January 1 ,2014
In 2013, UWM IAC completed 20 energy audits in Wisconsin and northern Illinois
December 20 ,2013
Over the Fall 2013 semester, the IAC team conducts 6 energy audits
December 13 ,2013
Several IAC members through AEE tour the UWM campus heat plant
October 8 ,2013
UWM IAC attends AmCon Design and Manufacturing Expo
September 30 ,2013
The IAC begins using newly acquired UE Leak Detector on compressed air systems




        The University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) is one of 24 centers across the nation funded by the U.S. Department of Energy. In partnership with Wisconsin Focus on Energy, the IAC provides no-cost technical assessments to small and medium-sized manufacturers. Teams of engineering students, lead by faculty, conduct on-site assessments to observe, measure and improve how facilities utilize energy and other valuable resources.

1. Train the next generation of engineers capable of identifying, researching and implementing energy efficiency projects in manufacturing industries.

2. Provide quality services to manufacturers that improve energy efficiency, reduce resource consumption, and decrease operating costs while helping companies thrive in times of rising energy costs.

Please check the eligibility of your company if you would like an assessment, and submit the application form to us.


         The purpose of the IAC is to provide industrial assessments at no cost for small- to medium-sized manufacturing companies. Ideal facilities meet the following guidelines.
  • Possess a manufacturing code (SIC Code 2000-3999/NAICS Code 31-33)
  • Within 150 miles of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (see map)


         Due to the sensitive nature of some of the data we collect and company information in our possession, we take confidentiality very seriously. Be assured that your company information will be protected.
The information we request and the data we collect are essential in providing your company ...

Assessment Procedure

         Once your company has submitted an application form, the IAC will schedule an on-site assessment visit. During this one-day visit, the assessment team will evaluate energy use, waste management and productivity. Your company will receive an assessment report within the following 60 days, which will include unbiased ...