Compressed Air Piping Systems

Thursday 1 June 2017

How You Could Save 3.8% In Air Pressure Operating Costs

Posted by at 1:59 PM

How You Could Save 3.8% In Air Pressure Operating Costs

Air flow is one of the most important things a home or place of work can have. Proper airflow can reduce the risks of health problems due to impurities in the air, and also can help redistribute heat and cold to better suit the people that are working or living within. 

But you want to make sure that your air compressor system is working properly, as poor pressure or excessive pressure loss, and increase prices dramatically. The right climate, too, can change prices. Intaking cooler air, which is denser, allows compressors to use less energy to produce the required pressure. 

That can reduce operating costs by almost 3.8%.

What can be done to ensure the proper air flow and filtration though? Well, making sure your air fittings are up to standard, and tight to prevent leaks, as well as making sure your air compressor piping is secure and without holes is an obvious place to start. These are two aspects of the system that really make or break the efficiency of the system overall.

If your air fittings are secure you'll suffer from pressure leak, and as discussed above, that means the reduced efficiency of the system and increased costs. Also, that heating and cooling won't be at optimal levels, nor will air filtration.

One should also ensure that they have regular maintenance performed on their systems, cleaning the filters, checking the piping for any flaws, double checking how secure the fittings are, and measuring the air pressure within. 

This will ensure that the system stays in top condition and that there are no developing issues that may cause major problems down the road. It will also allow you to catch pressure drops early before it begins to add to costs to heavily. A professional will also be able to suggest alternatives to designs that could save costs in the long run.

To ensure the best possible system for your business or home, consult a professional and make sure you have the best possible parts and equipment being used. The initial investment could save time, money, and energy in the future. 

If you have any questions about air systems, contact us. We'll be happy to help.