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Process Heating Energy Assessment PB185

Designed for:

Engineers, operators, maintenance, and energy coordinators responsible for measuring and improving the energy efficiency of process heating equipment.


Course Description:

This 2.5 day course is designed to teach students how to conduct an energy assessment of a process heater.  This includes how to use the U.S. Dept. of Energy (USDOE) software Process Heating Assessment and Survey Tool (PHAST).  Students will conduct an energy assessment of an actual process heater.  Students passing the necessary requirements can become PHAST Qualified Specialists through the USDOE.


Course Topics:

Process Heating Systems:

  • What is process heating?
  • Major energy use systems
  • Industrial process heating systems

Process Heating Basics:

  • Combustion basics
  • Available heat
  • Heat transfer
  • Combustion pollution emissions

Data Collection:

  • Measurement techniques
  • Suggested diagnostic equipment
  • Data collection on an actual process heating system

Process Heating Assessment & Survey Tool (PHAST) Software:

  • Download/installation
  • Features & navigation
  • Major sections
  • Examples
  • Reports

Efficiency Improvement:

  • Energy savings opportunities
  • Heat containment & losses
  • Waste heat recovery

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