Parkland College Business Training will host free state-sponsored workshops in industrial/commercial facility energy efficiency and equipment maintenance this spring.
Local business and facility owners and operators are invited to attend the following training sessions in April, sponsored by the Illinois Green Economy Network with support from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity. Space is limited. For more information or to register, please call 217/353-2102.
Saving Energy in Commercial and Industrial Facilities:
3 Measurement Tools You Need to Know
Wednesday, April 9
8 a.m.–noon OR 1–5 p.m.
Deadline: April 2
Discover three measurement tools and techniques that have proven invaluable for evaluating energy consumption and identifying energy loss and savings opportunities in facilities. Explore applications including infrared thermal imagers, power quality analyzers, and ultrasound receivers in the context of energy audits and maintenance of facility infrastructure.Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Equipment Best Practices
Wednesday, April 30
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Deadline: April 23
Find out how keeping equipment operating within design limits can minimize environmental risks, reduce maintenance and operational costs, and improve energy usage. Discover the best ways to maintain equipment that result in electrical, gas, and fuel savings as well as increase capacity by eliminating downtime.