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Midwest Energy Efficiency Research Consortium

The Midwest Energy Efficiency Research Consortium (MEERC), directed by Dr. Robert E. ReedCivil & Environmental Engineering is focused on:

  • disseminating  information on the value of energy efficiency (EE) to all sectors of the economy
  • partnering with regional companies and agencies to make academic courses and training programs available to students, businesses, professionals, and design, construction and operations agencies.
  • working with industry and government agencies to advance development and applications of energy efficiency technologies

MEERC will be a consortium of 6 existing EE programs on campus, with two of the programs added each year:

  • Lighting Research Center
  • High Performance Building Center
  • Energy Solutions and Service Center
  • Agricultural EE Center
  • Low Energy Heating and Cooling Center
  • EE in Water and Wastewater Center