Generator plant rooms

Organisation profile

Finning is the world's largest Caterpillar dealer delivering unrivalled service for over 80 years. We sell, rent and provide parts and service for electric power, equipment and engines to customers in various sectors, including data , pharma , medical , manufacturing  mining, construction, petroleum, forestry and a wide range of power systems applications.

Training aim

The purpose of this presentation is to understand the factors when designing generator plant rooms.

Learning objectives

To understand the factors and considerations involved when considering where to locate a diesel generator  system in a plant room.

Course outline


•            Plant room location, space and accessibility

•            Ventilation

•            Environmental considerations

•            Plant room services

•            Design considerations

Trainer's profile

John Kennedy has a Graduate ship and a MSc in Marketing with 40 years experience in the power generation industry. Positions have included commissioning engineer, design manager, sales engineer, regional sales manager and sales manager. Employers since 1978 included O’Brien Machinery, McCormick Macnaughton (Irish Caterpillar dealer), Cummins, FG Wilson and now Finning.

Course duration

30 - 60 Minutes

Who should attend

Consultants, designers and electrical estimators/contractors who work within the power generation market.


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