Announcements

The Massachusetts Energy Efficiency Partnership (MAEEP) Invites You to Courses on Compressed Air Systems:

 

Fundamentals of a Compressed Air System, Compressed Air Challenge Level 1

Tuesday, November 13 in Norwood, MA

Training Overview:

Through a one-day training, the Compressed Air Challenge helps participants to evaluate their own systems and apply proven techniques. Participants become more able to achieve higher productivity, reduced downtime, greater energy savings, increased product quality, and greater efficiency. Please join us for our upcoming Fundamentals of Compressed Air Systems Workshop.

Event Benefits:

Calculate and reduce system operating costs
Diagnose and address production and pressure control problems
Improve equipment specification and system
0.8 CEUs from UMass Continuing Education

Who Should Attend:

Plant Engineer’s & Managers
Maintenance Supervisor & Maintenance Personnel
Production and Lean Manufacturing people
NSTAR and NGRID Engineers
PEs and other desiring CEUs
Energy efficiency specialists, commissioning authorities and control system technicians
Architects, engineers and contractors

Agenda:

7:30-8:00 am Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00-12:00pm Why care about air?
- Compressed Air Challenge questionnaire
- Pre-workshop assignment

Study your supply side
- What is supply side?
- Typical components of the supply system: compressors, controls, dryers, traps and
drains, and filters

Understand your demands
- What is the demand side?
- Typical components of demand
- Inappropriate uses of compressed air
- Common leak locations and how to fix them

Are you on base?
- Baselining basics and techniques

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-5:00 Stay under control
- Controls, part-load efficiency, and storage
- Using controls - pros and cons

Maintain system efficiency
- Simple, quick cost-cutting measures
- System demand profile

Get with the plan
- Seven-step action plan
- Personal action plan

Tools & References:

All materials will be available in class.

Speaker:
Paul K. Shaw, Scales Industrial Technologies Inc.
Workshop Cost:
$150.00

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Advanced Management of Compressed Air Systems, Compressed Air Challenge Level 2

Tuesday-Wednesday, December 4-5 in Norwood, MA

Training Overview:

Make your company more profitable by getting smarter about compressed air. Through a series of workshops, the Compressed Air Challenge® helps you evaluate your own systems and apply proven techniques. Workshop participants will be able to achieve higher productivity, reduced downtime, greater energy savings, increased product quality, and greater efficiency. Please join us for our upcoming Advanced management of Compressed Air Systems Workshop.

Event Benefits:

The CAC offers unmatched quality in technical training and other resources to give you the skills and tools for successful compressed air management, so you can effectively:
• Calculate and reduce system operating costs
• Diagnose and address production and pressure control problems
• Improve equipment specification and system design/ modification
• Identify and repair costly compressed air leaks
• Improve air quality
• Increase productivity by reducing unscheduled downtime

Who Should Attend:

ONLY those who have attended the level 1 training
OR work in the industry regularly and are familiar with air compressor systems.

Agenda:

DAY 1 Viewing the System from the Demand Side
7:30 Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:00 - 12:00 Morning Session
• Introduction
• Taking Measurements
• What is Happening Here?
• Developing a Systems Profile
• What is Happening Here? (Part 2)
12:00 Lunch
1:00-4:00 Afternoon Session
• Air Quality Requirements
• High Pressure Applications
• High Volume, Intermittent Applications
• Taking Stock of What You Have
• Compressed Air System Maintenance
DAY 2 Viewing the System from the Supply Side
7:30 Continental Breakfast and Registration
8:00 - 12:00 Morning Session
• Introduction
• Understanding Controls
• Aligning with Demand
12:00 Lunch
1:00-5:00 Afternoon Session
• Heat Recovery
• Putting It All Together
• Selling the Project to Management
Summary and Evaluation

Tools & References:

All materials will be available in class.

Speaker:
Paul Shaw and Bill Scales, PE
Workshop Cost:
$250.00

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