Compressed Air Installations

Central Compressor Services provide complete installations and focus on energy efficiency throughout the system; a typical compressed air installation will comprise of compressor(s), dryers, filters, air receiver, pipework and a condensate management system.

There are many ways to incorporate energy efficiency into each of the installation's components: 

  • Air Compressors: Correct Pressure and Size, Energy Efficient Motors, Variable Speed Drives, Energy Efficient Controllers & Heat Recovery 
  • Pipework: Low loss pipe & pipe diameters
  • Dryers: Energy saving dryers
  • Filtration: Minimum pressure drop & regular servicing
  • Air Receiver: Adequate sizing

 

See the Carbon Trust's guide to compressed aIr

Heat Recovery: Typically, 94% of all input kW to compressor is turned into heat.

Space Heating: For air-cooled compressors, an electric fan forces air through an oil cooler to evacuate this heat; this hot air can be used for space heating over the winter months.

Process Heat: If your facility has a hot water requirement you could achieve even greater savings by installing a compressor with an integrated oil to water heat exchanger; the compressors waste heat is imparted on to water that can be used in many industrial process including boiler feed water. Oil to water heat exchangers can also be retro-fitted to most screw compressors. 

See the Carbon Trust's guide to heat recovery

Ringmain Systems: Central Compressor Services can install complete pipe systems in Galvanised steel, Durapipe, or Transair Aluminium. For larger installations we offer energy efficient solutions such as ring-main zoning. No job too small.

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