Boiler optimization is complex. Learn from an industry expert who will share the knowledge you need to achieve efficient, safe and reliable boiler systems and procedures.
Understand thermodynamics and the chemistry of combustion including optimization, heat generation control and pollutant mitigation. Examine existing and new hot water and steam system controls and strategies. Discuss operation and maintenance best practices for optimum use and extended life. Finally, determine when it makes sense to retrofit or replace boilers and the financial considerations and justifications associated with this decision.
During this session a sample wiring diagram of a boiler's circuitry will be examined in order to demonstrate what sequence a typical boiler follows for troubleshooting purposes. A diagram and corresponding information sheet will be provided at the session.
As a result of this training, you will be able to:
- Discuss various types of boilers and how to achieve safe, low emitting and efficient operations.
- Explain the proper use of boiler controls and the options available today.
- Define effective operation procedures with an emphasis on water quality.
- Describe hot water systems and the applications for condensing and non-condensing boilers.
- Justify the decision to replace or retrofit boilers from a mechanical and economic standpoint.
Who should attend?
Mechanical engineers, design and build contractors, facility engineers and managers, energy managers, boiler plant supervisors and operators, and general maintenance staff responsible for boiler operations.
7:30 am: Registration and continental breakfast
8 am–4 pm: Program (lunch, breaks included)
Cost: The registration fee for attending this full-day training is $169, which includes continental breakfast and lunch. There is limited availability, so you are encouraged to register early.
Registration deadline: All registrations must be made in advance.
Payment: Only credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express) payments are accepted online.
Cancellations and refunds: All cancellations are subject to a $25 administrative fee. We will refund 50% of the registration fee for cancellations received within two weeks of the training. Cancellations made within three business days of the training are non-refundable. If this program is not held for any reason, the Energy Center University's liability is limited to the refund of the program fee.
General information: Site information will be sent with your enrollment confirmation.
Special needs: If you have any special needs (e.g. dietary, physical), please let us know at the time of registration. All requests will be kept confidential.
Photo & video rights: We reserve the right to use photographs taken during the event for promotional purposes. Also, this program may be video taped for future publication.
Continuing education credits
Energy Center University is an Authorized Provider for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is committed to developing quality learning activities. You will receive 0.65 Continuing Education Units (6.5 hours) for attending this training.
This program counts as 0.65 CEUs toward Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) re-certification.
Members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) will receive 6.5 LU/HSW/SD.
Attendees will receive 6.5 Continuing Education (CE) Hours from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) as part of the Green Building Certification Institute's (GBCI) credentialing maintenance program.
The Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services has approved this training for 6.5 CEUs for the following credential: Commercial Building Inspector Certification.
Please note that in order to receive continuing education credits, you must be present for the entire training; partial credit cannot be given.