Industrial Steam Systems: Opportunities for Energy and Productivity Savings

Course Number: M-6003
Credit: 6 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Steven G. Liescheidt, P.E., CSI-CCS
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Overview

In Industrial Steam Systems: Opportunities for Energy and Productivity Savings , you'll learn ...

  • Methods to estimate the fuel costs and operating characteristics of a steam system and to identify improvements in energy efficiency that translate to operational cost savings
  • How to evaluate the fuel-to-steam conversion efficiency of a boiler
  • How to select the most appropriate fuel, maintain the proper steam balance throughout the system, and integrate process energy
  • Methods to evaluate steam system losses, including steam leaks, condensate losses, flash steam losses and heat loss through insulation

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Credit: 6 PDH

Length: 68 pages

Engineers are often unaware of the opportunities available for energy and productivity savings in their steam systems, or they are unsure of the calculation procedures required to determine the savings opportunities. Steam system surveys can save energy and provide significant economic benefits to the facility owner.

In this course, you’ll learn major areas where steam systems can be improved, along with calculations that you can perform to quantify steam system improvement opportunities. Guidelines are provided for profiling individual steam systems with methods to estimate the fuel costs and operating characteristics of the facility along with identifying improvements in energy efficiency that translate to operational cost savings.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Profiling a steam system
  • Identifying steam properties for the steam system
  • Improving boiler operations
  • Improving resource utilization in the steam system
  • Investigating energy losses in the steam distribution system

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 30 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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