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Steam Energy Conservation Seminar


Make the Most of Your Steam System with Campbell-Sevey’s Steam Energy Conservation 1-Day Seminar

Learn How to Operate and Maintain a Highly Efficient Steam System from the Experts at Campbell-Sevey

Course Overview: Proven Ways to Save Energy, Time and Money

Gain knowledge and improve your skills as textbook information is converted into practical field applications on a “live steam system” at Campbell-Sevey’s offices in Minnetonka, MN. Through the use of glass piping, glass models, and cut-away parts you will get a live look at how a steam system operates.

This seminar will help you save energy, time and money through proper steam system design and practical guidelines. Participants will learn about steam traps, pressure reducing and relief valve selection, operation and testing.

The Steam Energy Conservation Seminar runs the third Tuesday of each month from 8:00am – 4:30pm and is limited to 10 people so register now!



Complete Course Description

Course Topics Include:

  • The steam basics of generation, distribution, utilization and return
  • Types of steam traps
  • Steam trap operation, testing and sizing
  • Pressure reducing station layout and design
  • Safety relief valve sizing and repair
  • Heating and cooling coil design and piping layout
  • (see complete agenda below)

Lasting Benefits: Practical Steam Trap Tips and Training

  • How to save energy, time and money through efficient steam trap usage
  • How to identify defective steam traps
  • How much defective traps are costing your facility
  • Guidelines for establishing a steam trap monitoring program
  • Longer service life on steam equipment
  • Earn Continuing Education credits

Who Should Attend:

Personnel responsible for overall steam system operation, design, maintenance and utility efficiency. Including:

  • Plant Managers and Operators
  • Operations Engineers
  • Consulting Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Energy Managers

Call (952)935-2345 for more information or complete the form on the right to register now!

Seminar attendees also receive a free “Steam Team: Great Under Pressure” t-shirt. 

Course Agenda:

1) Fundamentals of Steam

• Video – What is Steam?

• How is Steam Formed?

• What is Sensible Heat?

• What is Latent Heat?

• Pressure/Temperature Relationship?

• What is Flash Steam?

2) Steam Trap Operation

• What are the Three Things a Steam Trap is Meant to do?

• What are the Three Classifications of Steam Traps?

• Steam Trap Fact Sheets

3) Steam Trap Testing

• Three Methods of Testing Traps: Temperature, Ultrasonic, & Visual

• Application, Piping & Installation Practices

4) Steam Distribution & Pipe Sizing

5) Pressure Regulating Valves

• Operation: Reducing, Temperature Regulating

• Sizing, Selection, Layout

• Troubleshooting

6) Safety (Relief) Valves

• Principle of Operation

• Code Requirements

• Application, Selection, Sizing

• Troubleshooting, Repair

7) Steam Coils & Heat Exchangers

• Modulating Control & Piping

• Vacuum Breakers, Air Vents, Traps

• Coil Problems Induced by Flooding:

– Freezing

– Water Hammer

– Corrosion/Carbonic Acid Attack

8) Back Pressure – Condensate Return Lines

• Modulating Steam Pressure Applications

• Check Valves: Back Pressure

• Elevated Condensate Lines

• Condensate Lines Too Small

• Flash Steam

• Known Back Pressure: Flash Tank, D.A.

• Trap Safety Factors

• Trap Sizing and Capacity Chart

9) Condensate Return Systems: Overview

• Remove Flash & Live Steam From Condensate Lines.

• Flash Tanks

• Reuse of Energy Rich Flash Steam

• Pumped Condensate Return Lines

• Pumping Traps versus Centrifugal Pumps

Class size is limited so reserve your space today! Call (952)935-2345 for more information or complete the form on the right to register now.

Registration fee: $495/person – $445/person for groups of 3 or more from the same company.

Custom seminars/sessions are available by request. 

Reserve Your Space Now!

Classes are limited to 10 people so register now! The Steam Energy Conservation Seminar runs the third Tuesday of each month from 8:00am – 4:30pm at our Minnetonka training facility – 15350 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345.

Your registration includes morning snacks/coffee and lunch.

The cost is $495/person or $445/person for groups of 3 or more from the same company.

Please choose your preferred date from the list below. Contact with any questions.

  • First
  • Last

  • Example: Process Engineer, etc.
  • Sept 17, 2019Oct 15, 2019Nov 19, 2019 (FULL)December 17, 2019


Classes are held at Campbell-Sevey’s training center at 15350 Minnetonka Blvd, Minnetonka, MN 55345.

(Click map for Google Map directions)

DIRECTIONS: From downtown Mpls/St.Paul: Hwy. 394 west to 494 south. Take 494 south to Minnetonka Blvd. and go west. Go through Williston Rd. intersection where City Hall is for approx. 1/3 mile and turn right into driveway after Westdale Florist at the Campbell-Sevey wood sign, 15350 Minnetonka Blvd. Take an immediate left turn into our parking lot. If lot is full, go down around building to lower level parking area.

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Products We Carry

  • Hot Water Boilers
  • Watertube Steam Boilers
  • Firetube Steam Boilers
  • Deaerators
  • Heat Recovery Steam Generators (HRSG’s)
  • Automatic Recirculation Valves
  • Economizers
  • Gas-Fired Water Heaters
  • Gas-Fired Humidifiers
  • Boiler/Generator Flue Stacks
  • Continuous Emissions Monitors (CEMS)
  • Pressure Reducing Valves
  • Safety and Relief Valves
  • Control Valves
  • Pressure Independent Control Valves
  • Expansion Joints, Guides, Anchors
  • Flash Tanks
  • Flow Meters
  • Balancing Valves
  • Check Valves
  • Separators
  • Pumps
  • Pressure Booster Systems
  • Piston Valves
  • Heating/Cooling Coils
  • Plate and Frame Heat Exchangers
  • Shell and Tube Exchangers
  • Water Heaters
  • Steam Humidifiers
  • Vacuum Systems
  • Condensers
  • Steam Traps
  • Wireless Steam Trap Monitors
  • Tube Bundles
  • Direct Gas-Fired Space Heaters
  • Direct Gas-Fired Make-Up Air Units
  • Unit Heaters
  • Strainers
  • Air Vents
  • Liquid Drainers
  • Heat Transfer Packages
  • Digital Water Mixing Valves
  • Air Cooled Condensers/Dry Coolers
  • Steam Filters
  • Electric Condensate Pumps
  • Steam/Air-Powered Condensate Pumps
  • Packaged Condensate Pump Skids