Operations and Maintenance Practices for Energy Efficiency
Operations and Maintenance offered by Focus on Energy
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Racine Civic Centre (Racine)
The goal of this course is to provide the student with a clear understanding of recommended operations and maintenance protocol and procedures to drive operational efficiency and prolong equipment life, Typical HVAC systems found in commercial and small industrial settings. In particular, we will identify applications for each system, the components of the systems, how they operate, how they are controlled and how they can be optimized for energy efficiency.
This course will provide information focused on the Operations and Maintenance for systems that are typically found in schools, government, commercial and small industrial applications. Specific systems will include; lighting, boilers and steam traps, HVAC and VFD's. The course will present an overview of the typical applications, components, operating schemes and automated controls of each system. The course provides a targeted insight into operating these systems for optimum energy efficiency. Each section contains the following format.
Basic System Process:
- Create inventory or master checklist for equipment
- Use qualified staff, contractors
- Follow all safety guidelines and code requirements
- Check equipment
- Clean, repair equipment
- Optimize performance
- Replace equipment