Compressed air efficiency opportunities: identify, analyze, and implement

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The Florian Gardens Conference Center

2340 Lorch Avenue

Eau Claire, WI 54701

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Compressed air efficiency opportunities: identify, analyze, and implement

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Do you want to make your compressed air system work better for your organization? By enhancing compressed air system efficiency, you will see improved reliability, product quality, and overall productivity. Do you know how to identify opportunities for improvements? Join us to find out how you can make impactful changes at your facility. We’ll discuss the associated cost of operating a compressed air system, identify best practices, and share proven energy reduction opportunities; as well as the latest compressed air system trends and technologies.


1. Discuss the associated cost of operating a compressed air system.

2. List key performance indicators used to validate system performance.

3. Describe compressed air system operations best practices.

4. Identify energy reduction opportunities.


8 a.m. - Registration and continental breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Program and lunch


  • Introduction: Compressed air system block diagram (supply and demand side)
  • Compressed air rules of thumb—cost of operations
  • Inappropriate uses of compressed air and alternatives
  • Key performance indicators and trend analysis
  • Compressed air action plan
  • Optimizing compressed air systems
  • Energy reduction opportunities
  • Best practices and new technologies
  • Implement cost saving measures—reduce simple payback with incentives


Plant managers, maintenance personnel, consultants, facility managers, energy managers, utility representatives, plant engineers and anyone with interest in optimizing compressed air systems.


Please note that in order to receive continuing education credits, you must be present for the entire training; partial credit cannot be given. In order to receive IACET credits, you will also need to participate in the assessment that takes place at the training. You must receive a 70% or higher in order to receive a course completion certificate with IACET listed.

AFE This program supports a topic within the body of knowledge outlined by the Association for Facilities Engineering CPE/CPMM/CPS Certification Programs, and should count as 0.6 CEUs (6.0 hours) toward re-certification.

AIA Members of the American Institute of Architects will receive 6 LUs for this instructor-led face-to-face course. This is an intermediate level course and expires 08/22/2022. Questions about AIA credits should be directed to Lonna Berg at 608.210.7157 or lberg@slipstreaminc.org. Click on the following link to read our AIA CES Provider statement: https://slipstreaminc.org/solutions/education-and-training/aia-ces.

BOC This course offers up to 6 points for BOC certified operators.

BOMI This course is approved for 6 continuing professional development points toward renewal of the professional designations offered by BOMI International.

IACET As an IACET Accredited Provider, Slipstream offers CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard. Slipstream is authorized by IACET to offer 0.6 CEUs for this program.

WI-DSPS Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services has approved this course for 6 CEUs for the following credentials: Master Electrician License.

WI PE This course qualifies for up to 6 PDHs for professional engineers in the state of Wisconsin. The registrant must decide if this is a qualifying course as defined in the relevant Wisconsin Administrative Code (more information).

This course will not be pre-approved for GBCI credits; however, if you believe the content is applicable to your credential, you can self-report credits.


Jerry Eaton, PE, CEM, CPE, JEaton Consulting, Inc.

Mr. Eaton is an energy engineer with more than 20 years of experience in energy engineering, utilities, and facilities. His expertise varies with an emphasis on manufacturing, project management, process improvement, and leadership/technical training. Mr. Eaton specializes in scope, design, and implementation of multimillion-dollar projects. He worked with several large industrial manufacturers such as MillerCoors, Briggs and Stratton, Quad Graphics, and Bemis Manufacturing to develop their corporate energy management programs. He provides tools, training, and engineering expertise to help companies identify, justify, and implement energy efficiency projects. He facilitates and mentors energy teams to track, trend, analyze, and benchmark their energy use. He founded and is current president of the Wisconsin Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers.


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Questions? Please see our FAQ page, email registration@slipstreaminc.org or call 608.210.7103.

All cancellations are subject to a $25 administrative fee. We will refund 50 percent of the registration fee for cancellations received within two weeks of the training. Cancellations made within three business days of the training are nonrefundable. If this program is not held for any reason, our liability is limited to the refund of the program fee.

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