Wade Thompson is a Fluke power quality specialist. He formerly worked for both RPM and BMI. He specializes in troubleshooting power quality problems at data centers, large embedded systems, utilities, and industrial facilities. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A variable frequency drive (VFD) fails to vary the discharge-air fan speed. A motor overheats and fails prematurely. While each troubleshooting problem in an HVAC system presents its own unique set of circumstances, HVAC professionals may recognize such problems as possible power quality issues.