Our Mission is to be at the forefront of environmental and energy research and innovative technological advances that protect natural resources and reduce wastes. We provide this knowledge to the general public, businesses, state agencies, and the scientific community to improve the environment and economic viability of Illinois, the nation, and the world.
Our Vision is to be leading advocates for the responsible use of natural resources and technology. We accomplish this through:
Evaluating industrial and manufacturing systems to reduce waste and contaminants as well as to conserve energy and water
Analyzing solutions to environmental issues and conducting sustainable technology demonstrations and transfer to businesses
Recognizing Illinois organizations for outstanding sustainability efforts and educating the public about emerging environmental topics
Training individuals about energy efficiency in buildings as well as performing research on indoor air quality
Helping clients to understand and resolve environmental and regulatory concerns