Energy Assessments for Industrial Complexes

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This e-book discusses methods that businesses may employ to reduce energy costs related to managing industrial buildings through environmentally sustainable methods. There are several chapters ...
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Motors

Pp. 65-69 (5)

Alexander Spivak, Ashok Kumar and Matthew Franchetti

Abstract

Installing or reprogramming Variable Speed Drives (VSD) / Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) may be a very effective way to reduce energy consumption of motors. The selection and programming of the VSD are best for the professionals. When the device is properly programmed, quick payback periods are typically expected.

Keywords:

Motors, motor maintenance, VSD, motor efficiency, VSD programming, variable speed drive, VFD, VFD programming, variable frequency drive, motor selection, motor replacement, VSD maintenance, VSD installation, VFD maintenance, VFD installation, variable speed drive maintenance, variable speed drive installation, variable frequency drive maintenance, variable frequency drive installation, mechanical VFD, hydraulic VFD, electrical VFD.

Affiliation:

College of Engineering The University of Toledo Toledo, OH 43606 USA