Ames Laboratory

Ames Laboratory

Ames Laboratory is operated for the U.S. Department of Energy by Iowa State University. The Lab conducts research into various areas of national concern, including the synthesis and study of new materials, energy resources, high-speed computer design, and environmental cleanup and restoration.


Every year, we ask partners to renew their commitment: Join the 2016–2017 Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR Campaign now!

Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR:

2008-2009 Goal: 519,800 lbs.
Current Total: 26,931 lbs.
% to Goal: 5%

Questions about your Goal?

If you have questions about setting or changing your goal, please email

Cumulative Savings

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (lbs.) 26,931
Dollars $2,414
kWh 14,046
BTUs 45,614,509

Past Success:

The Change a Light Campaign

Cumulative Total Pledge [2007 – 2008]
# of Pledges 80
# of Bulbs 738
Energy Savings 208,116 kWh
Cost Savings $19,355
*Greenhouse Gas 301,842 lbs.

* pounds of emissions prevented