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  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Cooling Tower Water Quality

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar explains the importance of water quality for cooling tower operations and covers inter alia water types; environmental issues; corrosion; biological growth and... Read more

  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Specification Myths

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar will dispel common myths seen in cooling tower specifications and addresses Design Engineers in the HVAC industry.

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  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Counterflow vs Crossflow Myths

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar review major features applicable to counterflow and crossflow designs and dispels the myths that surround these design considerations..

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  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Counterflow vs Crossflow

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar explains the differences between crossflow and counterflow products that are currently available and provides information on Fluid Coolers.

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  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Cooling Tower Fundamentals

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar identifies the primary and peripheral considerations pertinent to the cooling tower industry based on practical experience. This will enable the implementation of water... Read more

  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Sound Performance & Measurement

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar covers strategies that will reduce levels of sound created by a cooling tower.

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  • SPX Cooling Technologies

    Cooling Tower Siting

    SPX Cooling Technologies

    This seminar reviews the factors that affect the siting and installation of Cooling Towers and includes recirculation and interference; air restrictions; installation on steelwork or... Read more

  • GeoSmart Information

    Understanding Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS)

    GeoSmart Information

    This session introduces the principles of sustainable drainage systems (SuDS) including what they are; how they work and why they are needed. It also provides an overview of the... Read more

  • Mitsubishi Electric

    City Multi Hybrid Variable Refrigerant Flow Training

    Mitsubishi Electric

    Set to rival traditional heating and cooling the new HVRF system delivers optimum comfort and efficiency. Using an innovative combination of unique 2 pipe technology and water to... Read more

  • ABB

    pH Measurement: The most common analytical measurement

    ABB

    This seminar will provide a better understanding of the principles of pH measurement and common problems associated with making the measurement.

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  • ABB

    The measurement of turbidity in water

    ABB

    This seminar provides an overview of light scattering. How light scattering is used to measure turbidity and how turbidity can be used as a surrogate to measure suspended solids.

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  • Certsure LLP

    Network Cabling for the Smart Home

    Certsure LLP

    The course is aimed at the domestic installer who needs to understand the fundamentals of data networking and is looking to progress onto other aspects of the digital environment... Read more

More information about Energy

The energy sector is a highly innovative and expansive industry with a sustained focus for alternative power sources, renewable energy solutions and the balance between growing energy demands with local global environment challenges. The UK energy sector employs over 680,000 in a varied array of professions, from oil & gas engineers to nuclear scientists. EU Skills Research states the UK will need to employ another 200,000 people by 2023 to keep up with industry growth and demand.

Over the last 10 years, the UK has made a transition from being a net exporter of energy to having more than 25% of UK energy now imported. The main energy sources for the UK are approximated as Natural Gas & Oil (41%), Coal (31%), Nuclear (18%), Renewables (9%) and other (1%).

Renewable Energy Sector

Renewable energy uses the natural environment to make electricity. Renewable energies include include wind, wave, hydro, biomass and solar power. Renewable energy technologies produce approximately 9% of the UK’s electricity, and EU targets mean that this is likely to increase to 30% by 2020. Renewable energy will become a critical player in the strategy to reduce carbon emissions.

Nuclear Energy Sector

Currently, approximately 18% of UK electricity is provided by nuclear power from the use of 19 reactors across 10 locations. By 2025, the UK is expected to be supplied with around 25% of its energy from nuclear power. In June 2011, eight sites across Britain were chosen as locations for new nuclear stations.

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