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Saving Energy at Your Facility On-Site Training

This on-site training class is also available as Public Schedule Seminar.

2-Day Best Methods seminar for Identifying and Implementing Energy Reduction Solutions to Reduce Costs and Increase Equipment Life.

Course Description/Agenda

Purpose of Seminar:

In today’s world, energy use plays a significant role in the bottom line of any facility or plant as well as having tremendous environmental impacts. Saving Energy at Your Facility helps you to identify and implement low-cost energy-saving solutions designed to save you money today as well as providing more complex energy-savings measures with longer payback periods.

This course provides both the planning and overview of energy reduction as well as dozens of tips and tricks that will help reduce energy immediately. Specific attention is paid to the processes and equipment that consume the most energy and provides simple solutions for cutting costs and making your facility run more efficiently.

By the end of this seminar, students will be able to go back to their facility and immediately apply what they learned to help stop wasting energy today and build a plan for the future. Training like this never costs – it pays!

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course students will receive a personalized American Trainco Certificate of Completion and 1.4 CEU’s (Continuing Education Credits) approved by the Maintenance Training Association of the Americas indicating that he or she has learned how to:

  • Understand Requirements for an Energy Program
  • Identify Multiple Energy Savings Programs
  • How to Develop an Energy Management Plan
  • Understand Energy Management Attitudes (EMA)
  • Measure and Compare Your Energy Consumption to Others
  • Identify Key Energy Problems in Your Facility
  • How to Reduce Energy Input Requirements
  • How to Reduce Energy Waste
  • Identify Multiple Energy Savings Processes in Maintenance
  • How to Implement Energy Reduction Solutions
  • Identify and Understand Emerging Energy Sources
  • How to Perform an Energy Audit
  • How to Read and Understand Your Energy Bill
  • How to Work With Your Energy Supplier
  • How to Monitor Energy Usage in Your Facility
  • Who should take this course:

    This seminar is a must for anyone who is involved with maintenance at industrial plants, utilities or commercial and private building facilities. Attendees come from a wide variety of industries, skill-levels, company sizes, and job titles, so if you’re not sure you’ll fit in or will benefit from the class, don’t worry – you will! People who will benefit from attending this seminar include…

    • Maintenance, Operations & Purchasing Managers & Personnel in:

      • Manufacturing Plants
      • Commercial Buildings
      • Utilities
      • Hospitals
      • Waste Water Facilities
      • Schools
      • Government Buildings
      • Shopping Centers
      • Office & Apt Buildings

      • Maintenance Personnel
      • Maintenance Managers
      • Purchasing Agents
      • Operations Managers
      • Plant Managers
      • Manufacturing Managers
      • Production Managers

    Course Outline / Agenda:

    Implementing an Energy Management Plan is more that just adding dollars to your bottom line, it’s also about planning and maintenance processes that will make your equipment and facility last longer and have a lower impact on the environment. This two-day course is for maintenance personnel, operators, managers, energy managers and environmental managers who desire to understand the best methods of identify and implementing energy reduction solutions. From developing a broad plan to creating detailed check lists for energy consuming equipment, this course will provide you with the tools to start reducing your energy needs today and put a plan in process to limit its use in the future.

    Introduction to Energy Management
  • Defining Energy Management
  • Different Types of Energy
  • Financial and Environmental Impacts of Wasted Energy
  • Why Energy Performance is Important to Facilities

    Energy Management Programs
  • Energy Star
  • EPA Performance Track Program
  • DOE Building Energy Codes
  • Other Programs

    Build an Energy Program for Your Facility
  • General Requirements
  • Ten Steps to Manage an Energy Program
  • A Plant’s Energy Management Attitude (EMA)
  • Building an Energy Performance Awareness Program
  • The Ten Commandments for a Good Energy Program

    Energy Conservation
  • Proven Conservation Ideas
  • Energy Saving Signs and Placards
  • The “Dirty Dozen” Energy Wasting Excuses

    Energy Generation, Transmission & Consumptions
  • Boiler Plants & Steam Generation Usage Factors
  • Process Systems and Energy Balances
  • Water Usage & Energy Consumption

    Air Conditioning Systems
  • HVAC Systems Operating Policy
  • HVAC Energy Usage Worksheet
  • Guidelines for Air Conditioning & Air Distribution Systems
  • Energy Conservation Products & Programs

    Boiler Systems
  • Boiler Systems
  • Boiler System Envelope & Energy Balance
  • Steam & Fuel Use Calculation Credits
  • Feedwater Systems
  • Fuel Systems
  • Heat Transfer Optimization
  • Energy Conservation Products & Programs

    Compressed Air Systems
  • Guidelines for Compressed Air Systems
  • Compressed Air Costs
  • Capacity Calculations
  • Compressor System General Recommendations
  • Rules of Thumb
  • System Evaluation List
  • Best Practices from the Energy Department CAC Program

    Lighting Systems
  • Actual vs. Standards
  • Lighting System Losses
  • Efficient Lighting Fundamentals
  • Energy Conservation Products & Programs
  • Store Stock Numbering

    Electrical Systems & Motors
  • Electrical System & Motor Losses
  • Flattening Out Load Levels
  • Guidelines for Electrical Systems

    Energy Audits & Reviews
  • Economic Benefits
  • How to Read an Energy Bill
  • Energy Review Data Request Form
  • Energy Audit Worksheet
  • Energy Use Reports – Monthly Usage & Cost Forms
  • Historical Energy Performance & Cost Data
  • Benchmarking Energy Performance Reports
  • How to Find Help for Benchmarking Questions
  • Energy Usage & Cost – Line Graphs & Bar Charts

  • About our Instructors:

    "Real World Training...for Real World Needs" is not just our slogan, but also our mission statement. At American Trainco, we approach our students as if they were our own emplo


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