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).
Ninety percent of compressor failures can be attributed to problems found elsewhere in the system. And, serious consequences can result if technicians don’t determine the true source of the compressor failure.
A common complaint throughout the HVACR industry is that when new technicians enter the industry, they don’t have the skills and knowledge that employers expect. One area where this is evident is in the field of compressor service.
S-RAM Dynamics to produce system using new CO2 energy recovery compressor
March 16, 2016
The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC) has awarded S-RAM Dynamics a Small Business Independent Research (SBIR) Phase 2 contract for $1 million to build and test a mobile refrigeration system demonstration prototype using the new S-RAM energy recovery compressor that utilizes CO2 refrigerant.
Climate control industry veteran succeeds Harold Karp
March 15, 2016
Tecumseh Products Co. announced that Harold Karp has stepped down as president and CEO of the compressor manufacturer. He is succeeded by Doug Murdock, who most recently served as president of the Climate Products Group at Mueller Industries Inc.