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This course covers the operation of typical steam systems and discusses methods of system efficiency improvement. This end-user focused class demonstrates how to compute your current cost of steam, how to measure and create a baseline of system performance, and how to determine the impact of different boiler control systems. Learn basic approaches for cutting costs; identify steps for proper system operation, maintenance, and point-of-use accountability.
The course covers three key areas of potential system improvement:
The course introduces the Steam System Scoping Tool (SSST) and the Steam System Assessment Tool (SSAT). The steam opportunity assessment tools developed by DOE's uses the Steam System Survey Guide as a technical reference. The training also introduces the 3E Plus insulation appraisal software and a course example is presented that uses this software.
Credits: Workshop qualifies for 0.8 CEUs (continuing education units) through Purdue University. There is a $15 processing fee to obtain your CEU transcript record. If you are interested in obtaining CEUs, you can prepay at registration or request an application form at the end of the session. Workshop also qualifies for 8 PDHs (professional development hours) through the Indiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. You will be given a Certificate of Attendance to submit to the Board for these credits.
Plant personnel, such as energy managers, steam system supervisors, engineers, and equipment operators, who have steam system responsibilities in industrial and institutional plants.
Basic approaches for cutting costs; identify steps for proper system operation, maintenance, and point-of-use accountability.