VFD, motor strategies for energy efficiencyConsulting-Specifying Engineer, February 3, 2014
A variable frequency drive (VFD) often is specified to save money by reducing energy consumption in pumps, fans, compressors, or any other motor loads that may be found in a typical building. These best practices will provide the engineer with information on how to specify a VFD to meet load conditions while achieving efficiency.
- Understand when to specify VFDs.
- Learn which types of motors require VFDs.
- Know how to achieve efficiency when specifying a VFD to meet load conditions.