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Compressed air guide

Learn about the low-cost, simple actions that will improve the efficiency of your compressed air system.

An efficient compressed air system is vital for keeping a business’s energy costs down.

Using smart, low capital cost measures, businesses can save up to 50% of their compressed air energy. It can also help avoid expensive and often unnecessary capital expenditure.

That makes a real difference.

Over the life of an average compressor system, energy is the largest cost component – up to 77%. That easily surpasses the purchase, installation and maintenance costs.

Compressed air: a guide

Learn about the low-cost, simple actions that will improve the efficiency of your compressed air system.

This guide is for operators of compressed air systems, maintenance engineers, production managers and other technical staff who want the greatest efficiency from their compressed air systems without spending significant capital.

It sets out actions that can help you to:

  • free up system capacity to better meet your air demands
  • save money by avoiding or delaying buying a new compressor
  • ensure system reliability
  • reduce your electricity bills.
 

Compressed air systems training

We offer a number of training courses focused on compressed air systems.

Have a look at our online courses to learn more about energy management.