City of Ames, IA

Iowa Office of Energy Independence

Overview The Office of Energy Independence (OEI) sets the strategic direction for Iowa’s clean energy future by identifying goals to achieve desired results. The office will align state government efforts for achieving energy independence through partnerships with business and industry, community leaders, government and public agencies, and other stakeholders. Involvement with Green & Main The […]

Center for Building Energy Research at ISU

Overview The Center for Building Energy Research (CBER), focuses on strategies to reduce energy consumption in buildings using effective building design and efficient and renewable energy sources and technologies. The Center supports interdisciplinary and collaborative research between disciplines such as architecture, agriculture, geological and atmospheric sciences, business, mechanical, construction and electrical engineering, material science and […]

Iowa Department of Natural Resources

Overview The Iowa Department of Natural Resources serves an important mission for our state:  To conserve and enhance our natural resources in cooperation with individuals and organizations to improve the quality of life for Iowans and to ensure a legacy for future generations. Involvement with Green & Main Green & Main developer Indigo Dawn submitted […]

Iowa Energy Center

Overview The Iowa Energy Center seeks to advance Iowa’s energy efficiency and renewable energy use through research, education and demonstration. Involvement with Green & Main The Iowa Energy Center’s research role is in educating Iowans and those across the Midwest about the possibility for small and medium-sized buildings to serve as models for green building […]