Energy Conservation and Management Workshop (2 Days)

Le meridien Hotel

May 29 - 30, 2013

 

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Introduction

The current main concern of people, world-wide, is the rapid depletion of the finite reserves of fossil fuels, such as crude oil and natural gas and the adverse environmental consequences of their combustion. Several energy forms, e.x.. electricity, diesel fuel, ect.. being consumed in this world. Currently, all developing and developed countries are supporting high efficiency measures aiming to increase energy efficiency and reduce various emissions, i.e. gaseous and liquid, to the environment. However, most of the technicians working in the different factories as well as people in different society's sectors are not considering or appreciating the use of energy efficient measures and practices. Thus, it is wise to address and teach these people about ways of using energy efficiently. It is deemed that upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to identify the areas of potential energy savings, recommend the most feasible solutions, and evaluate the economical and environmental impacts of energy efficiency measures.  The primary objective of this workshop is to teach the participants how to identify and evaluate opportunities for energy conservation in any energy systems. The following four factors are considered when discussing energy conservation:

This course covers: energy analysis; energy economic analysis; energy services and demand; energy markets; measuring energy efficiency and energy intensity; energy efficiency optimization; policies for efficient energy use and renewable energy; and environmental impacts.

 

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course the participants shall be able to:

  

Who Should Attend

The course is intended for all engineers, administrators, and technicians whose work in any type of industry, whether : mechanical, electrical or chemical .  All those working in energy policy and analysis fields will find the course both useful and interesting.

 

Course Outline

 

Day One – Options for improving energy efficiency in lighting, motors, compressors systems.
 

1-     Install high efficiency lightings.

2-     Install occupancy sensors.

3-     Delamp unnecessary lights.

4-     Install skylights.

5-     Install high efficiency motors.

6-     Install variable frequency drives.

7-     Optimize motor size with load.

8-     Replace large motors by steam turbines.

9-     Replace standard belt and drives.

10- Energy and economy.

11- Repair air leaks.

12- Reduce air pressure.

13- Optimize compressor size.

14- Use outside air.

15- Use synthetic lubricants.

 
Day Two: Options for improving energy efficiency in Boilers. HVAC, cooling tower, and residential houses. 
 

1-     Adjust air fuel ratio.

2-     Insulate bared parts.

3-     Repair steam leaks.

4-     Preheat feed water and air.

5-     Repair steam traps.

6-     Install high efficient HVAC systems.

7-     Install desertification fans.

8-     Install indirect evaporative cooling.

9-     Install stack heat exchanger for space heating.

10- Insulate dock doors.

11- Reduce infiltration cooling and heating load.

12- Install high efficiency lightings in houses.

13- Consider efficient appliances.

14- Install solar water heaters.

 

Consultant: Doctor Ahmed M. Al-Ghandoor is an assistant professor in industrial engineering department at the Hashemite university in Jordan. Dr. Ahmed Al-Ghandoor worked in several projects in energy savings and management for different industries in Jordan. He was the team leader for the Industrial Assessment Center at Arizona State University/USA. During this job, he was the leader for more than 35 energy savings, productivity improvements, and waste minimization projects including food, plastics, chemicals, aluminum, electronics, electrical, furniture, and printing industries.   Doctor Al-Ghandoor has published several papers in international refereed journals and conferences in the field of energy savings, renewable energy, policy, analysis, policy, modeling, and management.

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