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Useful Links

  1. Compressed Air Challenge – Improving Compressed Air Systems Performance – A Sourcebook for Industry is referred to frequently as the CAC Sourcebook above and in the EnerGuide for Industry write-up on compressed air. The CAC Sourcebook is a reliable reference for compressed air system users on performance improvement potential and opportunities, and directs readers to further sources of information and help.
  2. The U.S. Department of Energy's Industrial Technologies Program Web site on compressed air has many useful tips.
  3. Compressed Air Energy Efficiency Reference Guide Compressed Air Challenge is a voluntary collaboration of industrial users: manufacturers, distributors and their associations; consultants; state research and development agencies; energy efficiency organizations; and utilities. This group has one purpose – to help you enjoy the benefits of improved performance of your compressed air system. The web site offers fact sheets, case studies and tip sheets. Through this site, you can also buy the 300-page manual Best Practices for Compressed Air Systems. This manual provides the tools needed to reduce the operating costs associated with the use of compressed air, and to improve the overall reliability of the entire system.
  4. AirMaster+ is free compressed air system assessment and analysis software that helps you maximise the efficiency and performance of compressed air systems through better operation and maintenance. Some training may be needed to use the software.
  5. The Compressed Air and Gas Institute (CAGI) represents compressed air system equipment manufacturers. CAGI educates and trains users and develops standards. This Web site covers educational publications, videos, technical articles and standards.
  6. SDT Canada manufactures leak detection equipment.
  7. UE Systems manufactures leak detection equipment.
  8. Superior Signal manufactures leak detection equipment.
  9. Cantesco supplies liquid leak detectors.
  10. Swagelok supplies liquid leak detectors.

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