Overview

The Canadian Institute for Energy Training (CIET) now offers the Fundamentals of Compressed Air Systems training from the Compressed Air Challenge®(CAC). During this 1-day course, you will learn how to calculate and reduce the costs of compressed air in your facility and how to gain better control of compressed air for optimum reliability and productivity. You’ll use data from your facility and complete hands-on exercises with emphasis on bottom-line results. Furthermore, you will know how to focus on getting results when you return to your plant.

Who should attend?

  • Plant engineers
  • Maintenance supervisors
  • Other personnel responsible for compressed air systems in an industrial setting
 This course is offered in collaboration with the Compressed Air Challenge.
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Location

CIET Virtual Real-Time Classroom training

This training will be offered virtually through GoToTraining. Upon enrollment, you will receive the login and participant materials you will need to connect seamlessly and enjoy a great training experience.

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Agenda

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There will be an optional but appreciated 45-min informal networking session at the end of the first day so you can get to know your fellow participants better; it starts after the Q&A at around 5:15 pm CDT.

 

 

 

 

The following topics will be covered:

 

 

Why Care About Air?

  • Compressed Air Challenge questionnaire
  • Pre-workshop assignment

 

Study Your Supply Side

  • What is supply side?
  • Typical components of the supply system: compressors,
  • controls, dryers, traps and drains, and filters

 

Understand Your Demands

  • What is the demand side?
  • Typical components of demand
  • Inappropriate uses of compressed air
  • Common leak locations and how to fix them

 

Are You on Base?

  • Baselining basics and techniques

 

Stay Under Control

  • Controls, part-load efficiency, and storage
  • Using controls – pros and cons

 

Maintain System Efficiency

  • Simple, quick cost-cutting measures
  • System demand profile

 

Get With the Plan

  • Seven Step Action Plan
  • Personal action plan

Trainers

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Ron Marshall
C.E.T, C.E.M.

Ron Marshall has been employed with Manitoba Hydro, the crown owned electricity and gas utility in Manitoba, Canada since 1977. He is a Certified Engineering Technologist , and has received certification as an Energy Manager, Demand Side Management and Measurement and Verification Professional through the Association of Energy Engineers.

 

Ron was the first Canadian participant to qualify as a DOE AIRMaster+ specialist. He has worked in the industrial compressed air field since 1995 as an Industrial Systems Officer for Manitoba Hydro’s Customer Engineering Services Department. Ron is Manitoba Hydro’s industrial compressed air systems expert and his efforts contribute to the utility’s Power Smart Performance Optimization program, a utility incentive program that supports industrial customer energy audits and electrical and gas efficiency projects.

 

Ron is a member of Compressed Air Challenge’s Project Development Committee and Chair of CAC’s Marketing working group.  He is a frequent contributor to various CAC related magazine articles.

The course includes...

  • You will receive a PDF copy of the training material by email during the week prior to the course.

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COVID-19 Information for CIET Winter-Spring 2021 Training Calendar – CIET Goes Virtual!

Last Updated: January 6, 2021

 

CIET Goes Virtual!

With more than 90 virtual real-time courses offered since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis under our belt, and based on feedback received from more than 800 participants, CIET is happy to inform that all public training sessions offered in the winter-spring of 2021 will still be delivered through virtual real-time classrooms.

This will allow everyone to continue accessing CIET training in a safe manner, which protects both our participants and our trainers, regardless of what happens with the pandemic. You can register for these virtual courses in confidence, knowing that they will provide the same quality of training that you expect from CIET. These real-time training sessions will be available to all participants across Canada, and abroad.

 

REGISTER FOR VIRTUAL TRAINING TODAY!

 

You can find more information about CIET’s virtual training approach:


Through all these measures, CIET hopes to provide as much flexibility as possible to training participants while respecting its commitments to other participants, trainers and partners, as well as public health recommendations.

We thank you very much for your trust and collaboration and look forward to welcoming you in our virtual classrooms!

 

Best regards,

The CIET Team
info@cietcanada.com
647 255-3107