One of the benefits of using ABB standard drives for HVAC in pump and fan applications, is the energy saving opportunity over other control methods that are used in combination with motors running at fixed speeds. Rather than have an electric motor running continuously at full speed, an AC drive allows the user to variably control the motor speed, depending on the demand.
A guide to using variable-speed drives and motors in retail environments
Retailers across the UK take their corporate responsibility policies extremely seriously. Many have set goals for improving energy efficiency and are committed to lowering their carbon footprint which is highly commendable, however many are still failing to properly address the areas consuming the greatest amounts of energy.