Energy saving tip No 19 (Compressed air system intake temperature)

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Tip summary

Take air compressor intake air from the coolest (but not air conditioned) location.
(Every 5 C reduction in intake air temperature would result in 1% reduction in compressor power consumption).

Proposed actions

Review the intake location for your compressed air system.
Plan to conduct the required changes to locate it to the suitable temperature possible to decrease the power consumption.

Low cost opportunity with a high ROI.

Estimated energy savings range: 3 % of the overall compressor energy use.
Decrease equivalent amount of CO2 emissions accordingly to save the environment.

Relocating the system intake point can save the compressed air system energy use by 3%.
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Magdy Aly

Energy manager, Energy efficiency consultant Passionate to help others to save Energy and Environment.

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