Central Boiler Plants - I

Credit: 3 PDH Hours
Course Fee: $18.00
Pages: Only Ch. 1

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Course Summary

The primary purpose of a Central Boiler Plant is to economically produce energy for distribution. This energy may be in the form of steam, hot water, or occasionally compressed air or electrical power. A distribution system is necessary to carry this energy to buildings, hospitals, kitchens and laundries where it is used for heating, cooling, process, sterilization, and production of domestic hot water.

Condensate or hot water is returned to the Central Boiler Plant where it is reheated in a boiler and returned to the distribution system for recycle.

Learning Objectives

The purpose of this course is to provide information and guidance on the installation, operation and maintenance of Central Boiler Plant equipment. Efficient plant operation becomes more important with each increase in the cost of fuel and equipment. the information and guidance in this course should be reviewed as a first step toward achieving efficient plant operation.

Course Author

US Army Corps of Engineers

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Certificate of completion of the course

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Mechanical Engineering

Oil & Gas and Petrochemical Engineering


Home & Building Inspectors