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Spirax Sarco - CPD Seminar Information

CIBSE and Engineers Ireland CPD providers – click on the link below to request more information about CPD.

Request Mechanical Information

CPD Presentations : Each Topic Typically 60 Mins
Delivered: either on site or at your offices (Can deliver Multiple topics per session if your time allows)
Presented: by Daniel Wells (National Consultant Specialist UK & ROI)

Installation, Operation & Maintenance of Steam Systems

 Including safe warm up & commissioning; Identifying & rectifying issues with a poor design / installation; Safe isolation, ancillaries and good working practice etc… (useful for Project Managers / Commissioning or Maintenance Engineers)

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • EI

Steam System Problems; Causes & Solutions

Common problems found in Steam Systems (usually as a result of poor design; Installation or Steam Quality); How to understand and diagnose the root causes, and find the appropriate solution (useful for Project Managers / Commissioning or Maintenance Engineers)

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • EI

An Introduction to Steam

CIBSE CPD AccreditationA broad & basic / entry level presentation giving a good Introduction & overview of the properties of steam; Steam Fundamentals and basic design considerations

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • CIBSE & EI

Packaged Steam: Hot Water Systems

CIBSE CPD AccreditationHow fully packaged instantaneous plate heat exchanger systems offer significant cost savings; energy efficiency improvements; carbon reduction and remove legionella (L8) and Pressure test legislation requirements compared with traditional shell & tube / calorifier systems

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • CIBSE & EI

Carbon Reduction & Energy Efficiencies

CIBSE CPD AccreditationAn insight into how and where efficiencies can be improved in ‘traditional’ steam systems, moving towards the ‘Advanced / Low-Carbon Plant Room’; How Steam systems can address ESOS and carbon reduction challenges through condensate and flash steam recovery.

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • CIBSE & EI

Steam Boilers

CIBSE CPD AccreditationMethods of Generating Steam; Regulations; Testing & Supervision requirements; level control requirements; Blowdown requirements and GWP in the Boiler House (as opposed to the wider steam distribution network) – Inc. how poor Steam Generation can impact on the wider network

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • CIBSE & EI

Steam Trapping

CIBSE CPD AccreditationSteam trap types & operating principals; Basic design considerations, costs associated with poor trapping, sizing, selecting, operational condition monitoring & trouble shooting.

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • CIBSE & EI

Condensate Handling & Recovery

Sizing / layout of condensate lines; design considerations; calculating value of lost / recovered condensate; condensate pumping.

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • EI

The Future of Steam in Building Services

Examples of how new innovations are assisting the Building Services Sector to increase energy efficiencies & reduce CO2 as a result of growing popularity of CHP (and use of waste steam generated).

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • EI

Plant v Clean v Pure Steam

Regulations; design considerations; Steam Quality testing; applications.

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  •  EI

Workshop 1)

Worked examples / a practical ‘walk-though’ of Steam Pipe & Pressure Reducing Valve Sizing

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • EI

Workshop 2)

Worked examples / a practical ‘’walk-through’ of Steam Trap and condensate pipe sizing, together with Flash Steam Calculations.

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • EI

Workshop 3)

Worked examples / a practical “walk-through’ of calculating required steam loads and process heat demands, specifically relating to plate heat exchangers.

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • EI

Workshop 4)

Worked examples / a practical “walk-through’ of calculating the stall point of Heat Exchangers, and sizing condensate pumps

  • Discipline:
  • Mechanical
  • Location:
  • Client Offices / On Site
  • Duration:
  • 60 minutes
  • Accreditation:
  • EI