This intensive two-day training course provides in-depth technical information on troubleshooting and making improvements to industrial compressed air systems. This course is designed to help end users as well as industry solution providers learn how to:

  • Collect and use data and tools to assess the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of a compressed air system
  • Develop and use a system profile
  • Implement a system maintenance program
  • Address air quality, highest pressure requirements and high-volume intermittent applications
  • Understand complex control system strategies
  • Align the supply side to demand side operation
  • Explain the value of heat recovery, and
  • Successfully sell compressed air improvement projects to management
 This course is offered in collaboration with the Compressed Air Challenge.


Day 1-Viewing the System from the Demand Side

  • Introduction
  • Taking Measurements
  • What is Happening Here?
  • Developing a System Profile
  • What is Happening Here? (Part II)
  • Air Quality Requirements
  • High Pressure Applications
  • High Volume, Intermittent Applications
  • Taking Stock of What You Have
  • Compressed Air System Maintenance
  • Day 1-Summary


Day 2-Viewing the System from the Supply Side

  • Introduction
  • Understanding Controls
  • Aligning Supply with Demand
  • Heat Recovery
  • Putting It All Together
  • Selling the Project to Management
  • Day 2-Summary


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.


Recognized by the Independant Electricity System Operator (IESO) as a qualifying course in their incentive program for building system audits of compressed air systems.


The course includes...

  • On the first day of training, you receive your copie of the workbook which is included in the course fee.
  • Please note that breakfast, lunch, as well as morning and afternoon coffee breaks are also included in the course fee.


If you are unable to attend the course, you may substitute another person in your stead without penalty. All cancellations or postponements must be communicated to CIET by email at info@cietcanada.com.


  • Registrations cancelled more than 4 weeks prior to the course starting date: no penalty.
  • Registrations cancelled between 2 and 4 weeks prior to the course starting date are subject to a $100 administration fee.
  • Registrations cancelled 2 weeks or less prior to the course starting date are subject to 50% of the registration fee

$ Fees

Early bird fee $930
Regular fee
(After February 27, 2019)
Continuing Education Units (CEU) 1.6
CSEP points 3


Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown
288 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, R3C 0B8

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