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Boiler Types and Opportunities for Energy Efficiency
* Discuss the main types of steam and hot-water boilers * Explain the importance of water treatment * Describe the purpose of blowdown and its main methods * List actions that can improve the energy efficiency of boiler systems
Steam and hot water provide a means of transporting controllable amounts of energy from a central boiler house, where it can be efficiently and economically generated, to the point of use. Steam and hot water are popular throughout industry for a broad range of tasks from mechanical power production to space heating and process applications. The boiler room is a place where there are many opportunities for energy efficiency, as described in this class.
Course Credits: This course has been approved by BOMI International for the following continuing education credit: * Approved by BOMI for (1) CPD point. This course qualifies for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits for graduates of the RPA, FMA, and/or SMA designation programs by BOMI International, the Independent Institute for Property and Facility Management Education. This course has been approved by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) for the following continuing education credits: * Approved by USGBC for (1) GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals * Approved for (1) GBCI CE Hour * Approved for (1) GBCI CE Hour for LEED Credentialing Maintenance Program (CMP) The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) has approved this course for continuing education credits. ASHE issues in quarter-hour increments, and this course qualifies for .75. The total of 10 contact hours equals 1 continuing education credit. "This course has been approved by the The Institute of Hospital Engineering, Australia (IHEA) for the following continuing education credits: * Approved by IHEA CHCFM Program for (1.0) continuous professional development credits"
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* Discuss the main types of steam and hot-water boilers * Explain the importance of water treatment * Describe the purpose of blowdown and its main methods * List actions that can improve the energy efficiency of boiler systems S...
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