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Steam Systems III: Distribution, Control & Regulation of Steam
* Review the basics of Steam Systems * Identify Steam Piping Design Considerations * Define the importance of Steam and Condensate Metering * List the benefits of Measuring Steam * Review the components of controlling and regulating steam * Review the two typical applications of Tracing * Review the importance of Steam Manifolds
Steam is one of the oldest and most widely used forms of energy in industry. Difficulties in energy management of steam arise from the fact that it is often a totally unmeasured service. The distribution, control and regulation of steam is crucial because inefficiency translates into additional operating costs. The savings potential is enormous: Not only from a fiscal standpoint, but also from an environmental standpoint. This course will review the basics of steam systems and list the benefits associated with measuring steam. We will discuss steam piping design, metering, and steam manifolds. Also addressed are two typical applications of tracing as well as the components involved when controlling and regulating steam. Steam has come a long way from its traditional associations with locomotives and the Industrial Revolution. Today, it serves as an integral and essential part of modern technology. This course will introduce the benefits of utilizing steam in numerous processes and discuss t selecting the appropriate pressures for each of these different processes.
Course Credits: This course has been approved by the IEEE for the following continuing education credit: * Approved by IEEE for (0.1) CEU. To gain credit, send an email to energy.university@schneider-electric.com stating course(s) completed and your IEEE membership number for a certificate to submit. This course is one in a series of six courses and has been approved by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) for the following continuing education credits upon successful completion of all six courses. * Approved by USGBC for (4) GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals * Approved for (4) GBCI CE Hour * Approved for (4) GBCI CE Hour for LEED Credentialing Maintenance Program (CMP) 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 Construction CPD Certification Service for the following continuing education credit: * Approved by CPD for (1) CPD point This course has been approved by the The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) for the following continuing education credits: * BPI Recognized for (.5) CEU Credits. 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 .50. 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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* Review the basics of Steam Systems * Identify Steam Piping Design Considerations * Define the importance of Steam and Condensate Metering * List the benefits of Measuring Steam * Review the components of controlling and regu...
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