Webinar Recordings

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Webinars details

  • Language: English
  • Cost: Free
  • Duration: 45 min
  • Location: Online

Role of Steam in the Brewing Processes

    In this Webinar we will cover:
- Small batch brewery steam system design tips
- Quality of steam for your needs

Wash Down Water Heating for Food Processing Industries

This webinar will cover:

Options for heating the wash down water
Importance of temperature control
Safety features
Design for energy efficiency
Food safety and HACCP impacts

Water Hammer in Steam Systems:Causes, Fixes, Prevention Tips

In this webinar we will :

Understand Water Hammer
Address water hammer at design stage
Discuss Field Solutions for Water Hammer
Share Real World Examples


Steam Sterilization – Do it right the first time!

In this webinar we will discuss:

How to avoid wet-packs
Effective methods to improve your steam quality
Complying with Canadian Medical Devices Regulations
Clean Steam Generator



Best practices in Complete Steam Trap Management

In this webinar we will discuss:

Steam trap selection and principles of operation

How to recognize failed steam traps and reasons for failure

How to save energy by:
     - Quick change traps
     - Removable insulation 
     - Continuous monitoring

Case Study: how industrial plant managed to save $370K annually due to Complete  Steam Trap Management 

Steam as an Ingredient...

In this webinar we will discuss:

- Steam Contamination Risks 
- Food Grade Steam Requirements 
- Solutions to Mitigate Contamination Risks 

Steam Plant Efficiency Monitoring

In this webinar we will discuss:

  - Combustion efficiency vs boiler house efficiency
-  The instrumentation used in monitoring steam and gas
-  The overall thermal efficiency in the boiler plant
-  How to target your boiler maintenance efforts wisely



Rethinking Steam Heat Transfer Design

In this webinar we will discuss:

- Older Design Deficiencies
- Troubleshooting Issues
- Efficiency Improvement
- Maintainability Improvement



Steam Process Control Case Studies

In this webinar we will discuss:

- Food & Beverage wash down systems
- Food & Beverage heat/cool applications
- Food & Beverage duty standby Heat Exchange systems



Best practices in Condensate Removal Systems 

In this webinar we will discuss:
How to lower your operating cost through the effective management of condensate
Effective condensate drainage from heat exchangers
       Stall in heat exchangers
Electrical pumps VS Mechanical pumps. 
Closed loop systems
LIVE pump demo


Energy savings opportunities in steam systems

In this webinar we will discuss:
How to harness the energy from steam vents
Solutions for flash steam recovery
Critical design elements of flash steam recovery systems
Blowdown heat recovery systems


Secrets of steam pressure reducing stations

In this webinar we will discuss:

Technical considerations
Valve selection
Common issues and troubleshooting 
Safety relief valve


De-aerate or not to de-aerate?

In this webinar we will discuss:

Need for boiler water conditioning
Principles of de-aeration
Common issues and troubleshooting
De-aeration for clean steam

SPEAKER - Sajjan Bollu B.Eng, M.Eng. – Regional Steam Expert Central Canada
Sajjan Bollu has 11 years of Experience in Steam System Design at various Manufacturing Plants including Food and Beverage. Sajjan’s major focus has been in energy efficiency improvements, process improvements and complete steam system design. Sajjan has a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Contact Sajjan
SPEAKER - Marc Ducharme, P.Eng – Regional Steam Expert Western Canada
Marc Ducharme has 13 years of experience improving the efficiency of steam systems in both Commercial and Industrial plants. Marc’s major focus has been on assisting companies in achieving energy efficiency improvements, saving operating costs, reducing greenhouse gases and improving the reliability of the steam system which is important to their processes. Marc is a member of Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba and Alberta, ASHRAE and a Fellow of Engineers Canada. Contact Marc