Follow these ten steps for energy savings in your compressed air system.
A 100 hp compressor can cost $75,000 per year in energy costs (based on 8,760 hours at 0.10 per kWh).
Leaks waste a lot of money. Even fixing a few major leaks helps the bottom line.
Using compressed air for blow off is not only wasteful, it can be dangerous as well. Did you know that using air over 30 psi for blow-off is actually an OSHA violation?
Master system controllers maintain a stable system pressure and ensure that only the needed compressor units are brought online and that they are operating at peak efficiency.
Many systems lack adequate storage. Kaeser recommends both a "wet" and "dry" tank. Undersized piping will increase pressure drop in the system.
Every 2 psi in pressure drop costs 1% in compressor horsepower efficiency.
Capacitance sensor-operated drain traps don't need to be monitored. They discharge only condensate, not valuable compressed air.
Variable speed drive is not a "one size fits all" solution. But if you have varying demand it can save you thousands on electricity costs each year.
For every 2 psi reduction in system operating pressure you save 1% in compressor efficiency.
A 50 hp compressor rejects heat at approximately 126,000 Btu per hour.
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