The ac variable frequency drive segment accounted for over 70 percent value share of the market
March 30, 2016
The global variable frequency drive (VFD) market is expected to increase at a 7.2 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in terms of value during 2016 to 2026, according to a report from Future Market Insights (FMI). Volume-wise, FMI estimates the VFD market to expand at an 8.5 percent CAGR.
Company said its next-generation VFD is expected to raise the bar for performance and system reliability
March 29, 2016
Ideal Power Inc., a developer of power conversion technologies, announced it has successfully tested and demonstrated a new variable frequency drive (VFD) based on its patented Power Packet Switching Architecture™ (PPSA).
While there are still a significant number of single-speed motors still in operation, many OEMs are making a concerted move toward variable-speed equipment in order to meet a growing demand for higher efficiency. To help OEMs meet their goals, and to meet increasingly stringent motor efficiency regulations from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), motor and drive manufacturers have introduced their smartest, most efficient products yet.
Company has represented Danfoss in north and southeast Texas, now adds central Texas
February 1, 2016
HTS Texas, the Texas partner of one of the largest independent commercial HVAC manufacturers’ representatives in North America, announced it is expanding its partnership with Danfoss to supply variable frequency drives (VFDs) to now include the central Texas markets of San Antonio and Austin.
Units are designed to provide ease of installation, start-up, and field troubleshooting
January 14, 2016
Fuji Electric Corp. of America announced that it has begun manufacturing its FRENIC-HVAC Combination Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) in the company’s new factory in Roanoke, Virginia, in order to reduce turnaround time and customize panels to suit customers’ individual applications.
As the popularity of variable-speed technology increases, many manufacturers are bringing new products to market to meet consumer and OEM demands. Here are a few of the latest HVAC motor-related products available on the market.
While older circulator pumps utilized single-speed motors and were largely inefficient, advances in motor technology, controls, and pump design have transformed the market and ushered in a new era of highly efficient products that feature variable-speed motors, easy installation and setup, remote connectivity, and more.
The site provided opportunities to supply energy savings improvements across multiple systems
September 21, 2015
SmartWatt Energy has completed a major sustainability project for wire rope manufacturer Bridon American at its Hanover, Pennsylvania, facility. UGI presented a $100,000 rebate check to Bridon American during an event at the facility.
DrivePak Recognized for Delivering Energy, Environmental Benefits
April 10, 2015
NexRev Inc., a manufacturer of performance-improving energy efficiency upgrades for HVAC equipment, announced that its flagship product, DrivePak™ HVAC Efficiency Upgrade, received a Top Product of the Year Award in the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards.