The Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Center (ACRC) aims to:

  • Bridge basic research and to provide industry-relevant technologies for the energy transformation sector
  • Contribute to the development of energy-efficient equipment that helps operation in an environmentally-friendly and sustainable way
  • Provide a forum for industry and academia to coordinate research and share results at a precompetitive stage
  • Educate and prepare undergraduate and graduate students, as well as engineers from industry to become experts in the field of HVAC&R and to enable them to address energy and environment related challenges of the 21st century by participation in the relevant research, adhering to the most rigorous academic standards





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Editor: Juanise Moya, UIUC Senior Student Media Cinema Studies
Recording: Salome Liebenberg



The upcoming ACRC Industrial Advisory Board Meeting will be held on October 10th and 11th, 2023.