A rebate to switch to a variable frequency drive (VFD) - up to $4000!
VFDs are used to control fan and pump speed in many different environments – from building systems to agriculture to water management.
VFDs can cut your fan’s energy requirements significantly. They also:
- Save money
- Reduce noise
- Are less expensive to maintain
- “Soft-start” your fan, reducing wear and tear, and also reducing your electricity demand during motor starting
- Provide accurate and repeatable control of HVAC settings
Save money, energy and our environment: that’s just good business.
For information about VFDs for agriculture or water management uses, view our Custom Solutions page.
Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)
To qualify for a rebate, the VFD will be used in one of the following applications:
|Supply Fan||Return Fan||Exhaust Fan||Make-up Air Fan||Cooling Tower Fan|
|Boiler Draft Fan (≤10 hp)||Chilled Water Pump||Condenser Pump||Boiler Feed Water Pump||Hot Water Circulating Loop Pump|
|Motor Horsepower (hp) Controlled||Product Requirements (All Requirements Apply To All Rebate Levels)||Rebate Amount|
|1-3 hp||Applications up to 40 hp are eligible for rebates (up to 10 hp for boiler draft fans).VFDs controlled automatically by differential pressure flow or temperatures are eligible for rebates.
VFDs must be new and not replacing existing VFDs.
Redundant (back-up) systems are not eligible for rebates.
A minimum 3 per cent series reactor (inductor, choke) is recommended on the drive AC input connections (ask your supplier for more information).
VFDs that control forward-curve fans with inlet guide vanes or variable pitch vane-axial fans are not eligible for rebates.
Must operate at least 2,000 hours per year.
Incentives may also be available for VFDs exceeding 40 hp and / or used in applications not listed above.
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