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Pneumatic to Electric Tool

  • Welcome/Introduction (00:00:00)
  • Overview (00:02:53)
  • Findings (00:07:28)
  • Guide for Facilities (00:015:36)
  • Calculator Tool Demonstration (00:16:15)
    • Overview of Calculator (00:16:30)
    • Basic Calculator (00:22:09)
    • Advanced Calculator (00:30:28)
  • Questions (00:40:28)

Webinar: Safer Products That Work

Cleaners and Degreasers for Industrial Maintenance and Auto Repair

Webinar Recording [PDF Slides]

  • Introduction (00:00:00)
  • Project Overview (00:05:33)
  • Finding Greener Options (00:07:23)
  • Case Studies (00:11:13)
    • Aggressive Hydraulics (00:11:23)
    • Lake Elmo Repair (00:18:26)
    • Lakeland Tool and Engineering (00:26:25)
  • Results (00:32:38)
  • Greener Products (00:34:51)
  • Wrap-Up (00:38:15)
  • Questions (00:38:54)

Cleaners and Degreasers for Industrial Cleaning: Aggressive Hydraulics

Watch to learn about a greener alternative to brake cleaners


Cleaners and Degreasers for Auto Repair: Lake Elmo Repair

Watch to learn about a greener alternative to brake cleaners and penetrants


Cleaners and Degreasers for Injection Molding: Lakeland Tool

Watch to learn about a greener alternative to mold and metal cleaners


Cleaners and Degreasers for Auto Repair and Industrial Use: Grandview Auto

Watch to learn about a greener alternative for reusable sprayers.

Session 3: February 18, 2015, 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. – Powder Coating Considerations Will it work for you; Can you make the system more efficient?

  • Program Introduction: (00:01:18)
  • Nick Liberto: Powder Coating Consultants (00:02:46)
  • Van Schultz: Lou-Rich (00:23:27)
  • Tom Balow: Valley Craft (00:37:03)
  • Questions: (00:53:27)
  • Program Summary: (01:06:27)

Session 2: February 4, 2015, 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. – Paint Formulation Modifications – Improvements in paints that are better for the environment

  • Program Introduction: (00:02:00)
  • Dayna Hennessy: ProPaint (00:07:10)
  • Eric Lillyblad: Graco. (00:15:00)
  • Bette Danielson: Nordicware (00:25:40)
  • Questions (00:36:10)
  • Program Summary (00:56:30)


Session 1: January 21, 2015, 1:00 – 1:45 p.m. – Transfer Efficiency – Equipment and procedures to put more of your paint on the product

  • Michelle Striggow: Graco (00:06:28)
  • Toby Wiegman: Superior Industries (00:22:03)
  • Mark Walsworth: Donaldson Inc. (00:30:09)
  • Questions (00:36:12)


December 7, 2015
Plastics in Minnesota: An Evolving Additives Story

  • Joe Carlson: Minnesota Technical Assistance Program (00:00:00)
  • Tricia Miller: Minnesota Local Section of the ACS (00:08:55)
  • Al Innes: Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (00:12:32)
  • Rolly Enderes: ChemCeed (00:21:23)
  • Tim Reilly: Clariant Additives (00:38:21)

 

Slides available in PDF format

December  2017 – GreenStep Cities Workshop
Wastewater Treatment Facility Energy Efficiency

MnTAP Handout | B3 Benchmarking Capabilities

  • Registration & Networking
  • Welcome, GSC Background & Related Best Practices: Abby Finis, Great Plains Institute
  • The Value of Benchmarking Wastewater Treatment: Jon Vanyo, Minnesota Technical Assistance Program
  • B3 Benchmarking & Wastewater Treament Plants: Cheri Schneider, The Weidt Group Inc
  • Case Studies: Scott Warner, City of New Prague
  • Case Studies: Tracy Hodel, City of St Cloud
  • Discussion

 

February 9, 2017 – MN B3 Benchmarking WWTP Overview Demonstration

Recording of webinar presented by Cheri Schneider of The Weidt Group on February 9, 2017 to introduce new functionality for Minnesota’s B3 Benchmarking platform – the ability to compute metrics specific to wastewater treatment plants.

Webinar Recording


 

March 24th, 2016 – Wastewater Treatment Energy Efficiency Training
Operating efficiently–energy conservation for small to medium wastewater treatment facilities

Course Instructor: Tom Jenkins, PE – JenTech Inc.
Training Slides [PDF]

Training Topics:

  • Electric Costs, Baselines, and Benchmarks
  • Energy Conservation Opportunities
  • Aeration System Opportunities
  • Pumping System Opportunities
  • VFDs and Controls
  • Payback, Financing Options
  • Measurement & Verification

 

Slides available in PDF format

January 13, 2016 – GreenStep Cities Workshop Follow-Up Session
Financing Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy at Wastewater Treatment Plants

Webinar Recording | Summary of Finance Mechanisms

  • Agenda and Presenter Bios
  • Case Study #1: Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD)
  • Case Study #2: Metropolitan Council
  • Financing Mechanisms:
    • MPCA Clean Water Revolving Fund
    • Guaranteed Energy Savings Program (GESP) 
    • Local Energy Efficiency Program (LEEP) 
    • Energy Savings Partnership (ESP) 
    • Rev It Up Loan Program

 

Slides available in PDF format