Continuous Emission Monitoring System (CEMS) – Best Practices and Program Management

This 2-day course provides a thorough overview of what CEMS are and how they work, the different types of CEMS, and technologies used to analyze emissions. It details why CEMS are used and the regulations that require their use to demonstrate compliance, and addresses best management practices to ensure reliability, accuracy, and efficient use of facility resources. The CEMS quality assurance plan (QAP) is also discussed in detail. The course is intended for environmental managers, CEMS technicians and managers, and anyone who works with CEMS or CEMS data on a regular basis.

  • Tools to build successful CEMS maintenance and management programs
  • Review frequently occurring CEMS performance issues and methods to prevent those issues from occurring
  • Overview of different types of CEMS and the essentials of how they work
  • CEUs:
    1.6


    Course topics
  • Introduction
  • CEMS Fundamentals
    • What is a CEMS?
    • Why is a CEMS needed?
  • Different Types of CEMS
    • Dry Extractive
    • Dilution Extractive
    • Hot/Wet Extractive
    • In-Situ
  • Measurement Technologies
  • Regulatory Drivers
    • US EPA 40 CFR Part 60
      • Appendix B
      • Appendix F
    • US EPA Part 75
      • Appendix A
      • Appendix F
    • Differences Between Part 60 and Part 75
    • Boiler MACT and Cement MACT
  • Procuring a CEMS
  • Installation Requirements and Recommendations
    • CEMS Maintenance
      • Preventive and Corrective Maintenance
      • Maintenance Schedule
      • QA/QC Schedule
      • Performance Indicators
      • Spare Parts
    • Common Performance Issues
      • System Malfunctions
      • Audit Findings
    • QA/QC Requirements
      • Audits
    • Preparing for Relative Accuracy Test Audit (RATA)
    • Quality Assurance Plan (QAP)
      • Requirements
      • Recommendation
      • Examples
    • Questions and Discussion
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    $899

    Mar 30 - 31, 2017 -- Seattle, WA
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Sep 21 - 22, 2017 -- Milwaukee, WI
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    What others are saying about this course
    • This was one of the most informative training courses I have ever taken. Instructor was extremely informative and the materials were laid out well.
    • I liked the real-life examples and practical application lessons-learned shared by the instructor.

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    Effective Management of Stack Test Programs

    Learn about managing stack test programs during this 1½-day course. You won’t learn how to be a stack tester, but you will learn how to write effective stack testing RFPs, how to separate the wheat from the chaff among contractors, tricks of the trade that stack testers use (sometime to your benefit and sometimes not), how to review stack test reports, and other insider information from an instructor who has been involved in stack testing for 30 thirty years. Learn about:

  • Regulatory requirements for emissions measurement and fundamental principles
  • Test program design and preparation
  • Test methods, data reduction, and calculation
  • Relative accuracy test audits (RATAs)
  • Sep 19 - 20, 2017 -- Milwaukee, WI