Industrial Utility Efficiency

Best Practices 2020 ONLINE EVENT! Features Live and On Demand Compressed Air Presentations



The Best Practices 2020 ONLINE EVENT! will produce Live Keynote Presentations and Forums plus hours of pre-recorded sessions featuring leading experts from around the world. This is a great opportunity for maintenance teams, energy managers, specifying engineers and sales engineers to receive training (and PDH hours) on optimization of compressed air, blower, vacuum, chiller and cooling tower systems. The event will feature the following presentations focused on compressed air system fundamentals, maintenance and energy conservation.

Live Keynote Presentations

Chad Larrabee

Thomas A. Pagliuco

Steve Briscoe

Stephen Copping

CAGI: The United Voice of the Compressed Air Industry
Chad Larrabee, Education Committee Chair, The Compressed Air & Gas Institute
Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 1 – 2:00 p.m. EST
Developing a World Class Industrial Energy Program
Thomas A. Pagliuco, Exec. Director, Global Energy Engineering, AbbVie
Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 1 – 2:00 p.m. EST


The Compressed Air Challenge: Efficiency Training of Compressed Air Systems
Steve Briscoe, President, The Compressed Air Challenge
Thursday, September 24, 2020, 1 – 2:00 p.m. EST
Paving the Way for Energy Management at CalPortland
Stephen Copping, PE, VP, Engineering Services, CalPortland
Thursday, September 24, 2020, 1 – 2:00 p.m. EST


Live Discussion Forum

How to Best Monitor & Fix Compressed Air Leaks

Thursday, September 24, 2020 at 3:00 PM EST

Jon Jensen

Leslie Marshall

Wayne Perry

Ron Marshall

Rod Smith

Industry Projects Manager – Energy Certified Machinery Safety Expert
SMC Corporation of America
Leslie Marshall
Corporate Energy Engineer Lead
General Mills
Wayne Perry
Senior Technical Director
Kaeser Compressors
Ron Marshall
Chief Auditor
Marshall Compressed Air Consulting
Rod Smith
Best Practices Magazines & EXPO


Track 1: Compressed Air Technology Fundamentals & Maintenance

Rotary Screw Air Compressor Fundamentals & Maintenance
Wayne Perry, Senior Technical Director, Kaeser Compressors

Centrifugal Air Compressor Fundamentals & Maintenance
Allen Behbehani, Global Technical Sales Manager – Engineered Systems, Ingersoll Rand

Refrigerated Air Dryer Fundamentals & Maintenance
Nitin Shanbhag, President, Mikropor America

Desiccant Air Dryer Fundamentals, Maintenance & Dewpoint Quality Monitoring
Russ Jones, Regional Sales Manager-Northeast, BEKO Technologies

Fundamentals of Measurement & Visualization of KPIs
Pascal vanPutten, CEO, VPInstruments

Track 2: Compressed Air Systems Energy Conservation

Operating Rotary Screw Air Compressors in Hot Ambient Conditions
Manhar Grewal, R&D Commercial Systems Product Manager, Sullair

Designing Piping Systems for Low Pressure Drop
Tom Taranto, Owner, Data Power Services

Proven Compressed Air Treasure Hunt Projects
Frank Moskowitz, AirScan Expert, Atlas Copco

Compressed Air Specifications & Quality Control for Food Safety
Rod Smith, Publisher, Best Practices Magazines & EXPO

Interpreting Data Logging: Seven Telltale Signs of Trouble
Ron Marshall, Chief Auditor, Marshall Compressed Air Consulting

Variable Speed Drive Air Compressors for Varying Demand Profiles
Brian Mann, Air Systems Manager, Sullair

Additional presentations focused on blower, vacuum, chiller and cooling tower system optimization will also be available in:

Track 3: Industrial Blower & Vacuum Fundamentals & System Optimization

Track 4: Aeration Blower Sizing & Selection

Track 5: Chiller & Cooling Tower Fundamentals & Specifications


Visit to see the full program of presentations and speakers.

To register for free, please click here.