Student engineers improve local manufacturers’ energy efficiency

Author: Kanaga Rajan
March 10, 2022
Assistant Director Ryan Swanson (left) and graduate student Tsegahaimanot "Andy" Andegiorgis taking data at a steam-to-hot water heat exchanger during an audit
Photo Credit: Industrial Assessment Center

SF State’s Industrial Assessment Center has been providing local manufacturers with comprehensive energy audits for nearly 30 years

The milk you had this morning or the glass of wine you enjoyed last night might seem like simple everyday goods, but the energy required to produce them can be costly — both financially and environmentally. More than ever, businesses are under pressure to make creating such commonplace products more sustainable. If they’re in Northern California, fortunately, they can get help from a perhaps surprising source: San Francisco State University engineering students.

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