Welcome to CBER

The “Interlock House” was Iowa State University’s entry in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon competition in 2009. CBER led the interdisciplinary team of faculty and students. Photo by Jim Tetro, U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, www.solardecathlon.org

The Center for Building Energy Research focuses on building energy efficiency and building integrated renewable energy production. The Center promotes design and develops and tests technologies to reduce energy consumption while maintaining and enhancing comfort, performance and productivity in a sustainable future.