Mark Ames is a compressed air system auditor, D.O.E. AIRMaster+ Qualified Specialist, certified Level 1 Instructor for the Compressed Air Challenge’s Fundamentals of Compressed Air Systems and has 31 years of experience involving compressed air that include compressor design, laboratory testing, and field analysis. Mark was trained under the guidance of R. Scot Foss and has conducted over 500 audits in reciprocating, rotary screw, and centrifugal compressor systems with sizes up to 80,000hp in the following industries:

  • Chemical, petroleum, and corn refining
  • Coal and natural gas power plants
  • Plastics- thermoforming, injection molding, PET
  • Cement
  • Steel
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Aviation
  • Paper
  • Food processing
  • Various other manufacturers

He provides solutions to meet customer goals that include:

  • Reducing energy
  • Improving reliability
  • Reducing the risk of a production interruption
  • Improving compressed air quality (pressure dewpoint and pressure stability)
  • Increasing supply repeatability and resiliency

He has presented at the WEEC, IETC, Best Practices Expo, and also conducts semi-annual training workshops at John Henry Foster

“I provide solutions to meet customer goals that include reducing energy and improving productivity.”

Mark is a partner in performance and sustainability and specializes in system analysis and design