Course Overview

This course is designed to give to personnel who operate large boiler plant and thermal systems the keys to understand what is impacting the energy consumption of such systems. 

Classroom based with a mix between lecture, practical examples and group discussions. Participation is encouraged.

Course Objectives & Benefits

Learning objectives

  • Be able to identify energy saving opportunities
  • Be capable of making decisions to in relation to upgrades or the addition of energy saving equipment
  • Be capable of optimising performance of steam boilers and minimizing fuel consumption.

Benefits of attending this course? 

  • Reduce energy costs
  • Increase competitiveness
  • Reduce carbon emissions and environmental impacts
  • Meet environmental targets and legal requirements

Course Programme

Introduction to:

  • Principles of steam generation, distribution and use.
  • Associated theory & definitions.
  • Energy contained in steam
  • Use steam tables
  • Boilers operation
  • Boiler controls & accessories
  • Combustion and fuel properties
  • Necessary water treatment
  • Importance of purity of steam
  • Steam trapping & traps
  • Importance of condensate recovery
  • Energy efficient practices
  • The benefits of monitoring and targeting

More Info

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Duration:    1 Day

Cost:           €395.00  (discounts for multiple bookings)

Location:    Dublin & Limerick  

Venue:        TBC  

Dates:         TBC  

Times:        9.00am – 5.00pm


Who Should Attend

This Course is designed for:

  • Plant engineers
  • Craft Technicians
  • Utilities operators
  • Energy Managers
  • Utilities managers
  • Design Engineers
  • Commissioning personnel
  • Energy Consultants
  • Project Engineers

Course Requirements

An understanding of energy management or energy management systems is recommended.