The Darker Side of Variable-Speed Blower Motors

The Darker Side of Variable-Speed Blower Motors

While variable-speed blower motors have a variety of benefits, little attention has been given to the potential of these motors to become energy hogs. Let’s look at precautions you must take when setting up equipment using variable-speed motors. It’s the only way to assure you deliver the efficiency these blower motors promise.

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I was testing in the field last week with a group of super-sharp HVAC professionals in Florida. We were measuring a

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