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Boiler Operator Training at Kane Hardwoods
June 20, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Your heating system for next season should be running on biomass. This workshop is for all facility managers that have heat energy needs and would like to explore oil and gas alternatives. Come learn about how biomass boilers work and how to manage them well from one of the leaders in NW PA, Kane Hardwoods, and network with others in the boiler and biomass industry for more learning. CEUs will be available.
Classroom topics include: combustion basics, combustion control systems, how to improve efficiency, a review of Boiler MACT compliance regulations and sharing experiences between the different boiler operators present.
As a part of the workshop and tour, attendees will be guided through an actual boiler tuning using the boiler on site. Lunch will be provided.
9:25a Welcome, Introductions (15 mins)
9:40a Combustion basics (20 mins)
10:00a Combustion control systems, how to improve efficiency (45 mins)
10:45a Break (15 mins)
11:00a Review of Boiler MACT compliance regulations (30 mins)
11:30a Discussion: Common boiler operations issues (30 mins) All, Facilitated by Tom Wilson
1:00p Sawmill and wood boiler tour (30 mins)
1:30p Wood boiler tuning (120 mins)