I will show you how to optimize your compressed air system, in order to prevent problems and save energy.

Prevent and Troubleshoot Air Compressor Problems

Air Compressor Troubleshooting Guides

Troubleshooting your compressor shouldn’t be hard, or expensive! You can do it too! Let me guide you through troubleshooting the problem, step by step.

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Save on Energy and Running Cost

Compressed Air System Optimization Guides

In an average industrial compressed air system, 30% of energy is wasted.

Learn how to save money on compressed air running costs! It's not difficult to save thousands of dollars per year!

Our Courses and Guides


Air Compressor Troubleshooting Guide

Get the exact steps and flowcharts to troubleshoot your compressor. In plain easy-to-follow English. Promised!


Compressed Air Confidence Course

Build your confidence around air compressors by learning all the basics of compressed air systems and compressed air.


System Optimization (do it yourself air audit)

Take the do-it-yourself air audit - optimize your compressed air system - and save an average of 20 - 50% on running cost!
(save thousands of dollars per year on an average-size system)


Compressor Buying and Installation Guide

A great compressed air system start with the right choices when buying and installing your air compressors - this guide shows you how to do it right.

Why I Created This Website

I started this website to help people like you learn more about air compressors and compressed air. There simply wasn't a lot of good information available online on industrial air compressors.

And the information that was available was mostly marketing 'blah-blah'. So, I decided to start my own website. To share real, to-the-point, technical, useful information about industrial air compressors.

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Living Water International​

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