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Compressed air systems – 3 courses

Delivery method: Online course 

Cost: free 

Duration: 20-30 minutes 

Compressed air systems basics 

Compressed air systems are referred to as the “hidden utility” because they are everywhere. 

Surprisingly they guzzle energy and often run inefficiently. In this course, you will get a basic overview of compressed air systems. 

You will learn: 

  • why they are expensive to run 
  • about their components and functions 
  • the different types of compressors 
  • how to understand key concepts. 

Delivery method: Online course 

Cost: free 

Duration: 20-30 minutes 

  

Compressed air systems optimisation opportunities 

In this course, you will learn simple, inexpensive actions to make a difference to your compressed air system, which will help reduce your energy bills. 

You will learn how to: 

  • free up system capacity to better meet your compressed air demands 
  • save money and extend the life of your air compressor 
  • improve the reliability of your compressed air systems. 

Delivery method: Online course 

Cost: free 

Duration: 20-30 minutes 

  

Compressed air systems for decision-makers 

Compressed air is widely used in manufacturing. It is commonly assumed to be free but is actually quite expensive to run. 

In this module, you will learn: 

  • the technical background about why they are expensive to run 
  • how effective management, installation and maintenance of your system will help save money 
  • the different options to make your system more efficient, using case studies. 

Delivery method: Online course 

Cost: free 

Duration: 20-30 minutes