About Our Webinars:

Webinars are part of our ongoing commitment to provide educational opportunities for boiler operators, facility managers, engineers and other industry professionals. The webinars share best practices from the field and provide technology-based solutions to real-world challenges.

There is no charge for the webinars, and participation may qualify for a continuing education credit.

Have an idea for a webinar or want to schedule a live presentation at your facility based on one of our webinar topics? Email us at webinars@cleaverbrooks.com.

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Questions and comments can be submitted in advance to webinars@cleaverbrooks.com.

August 29, 2018

Identifying and Properly Responding to Boiler Operating Trends

No two boilers are identical, which is why documenting a boiler’s normal operation is so important. Maintaining good records and analyzing trends can help an operator identify a boiler issue before it becomes a problem.

This webinar will detail the criteria that should be monitored and recorded on an ongoing basis for trend comparison and analysis. Attendees will also learn to identify trends that could indicate there is an issue with the boiler system. Being proactive about maintenance will help minimize system downtime and extend equipment life.

September 26, 2018

Keep Your Boiler Operating Safely at Peak Efficiency

Preventive maintenance is an important part of a facilities management. Keeping accurate records and being proactive about maintenance in the boiler room will keep your system operating at peak efficiency, ensure a safe working environment, and extend equipment life.

This webinar will detail why preventive maintenance is so important, what tasks need to be regularly performed on boiler system equipment, and the recommended frequency of these tasks.

October 31, 2018

Steam Applications, Terminology and How to Achieve Best Results

Many terms are used to describe steam in different applications and industries. As a result, sometimes steam is not described correctly or used in the proper application, which can impact plant safety, reliability and efficiency.

In this webinar, attendees will learn how the industry defines steam from utility, saturated and superheated to filtered and clean. Applications for the various steam types will be covered along with operation best practices.

November 28, 2018

CHP 101 – the Basics of Combined Heat and Power

Combined Heat and Power (CHP), also known as cogeneration, has been growing in popularity throughout the U.S. and the world due to its efficiency, reliability and environmental benefits.

In this webinar, attendees will learn more about CHP and what types of facilities the technology is best suited for. The discussion will also include strategies to help gain support for a CHP project, so it can move forward.

January 30, 2019

Controls Strategies for Maximizing Condensing Boiler System Efficiency

In this session, attendees will learn about basic boiler control strategies and staging methods to maximize boiler operating efficiencies along with more in-depth topics, including system temperature reset strategies, piping designs and pumping arrangements. Example system diagrams and sequences will be reviewed, and real-world system applications will be shared.

February 27, 2019

Basics of Boiler Venting for Safe Operation

A properly engineered and installed venting system is required for safe, reliable boiler operation. Improper venting can lead to fuel inefficiency, downtime and increased maintenance costs.

This webinar will cover the types of venting categories for condensing and non-condensing boilers and the requirements that need to be met for each. Attendees will also learn what criteria needs to be evaluated for proper stack design.

March 27, 2019

Minimize Draft Loss Through Proper Exhaust System Design

A number of variables must be evaluated for a chimney or stack to be designed with the right amount of natural draft. Boiler inefficiency, burner shutdowns and flame ignition failure upon start-up can result from an improperly designed stack system..

In this advanced venting webinar, attendees will learn about draft calculations and economizer considerations for single-boiler layouts and common venting. Information about the various types of draft controls and draft inducers will also be covered.