Pump VSD gets hotel into hot water

The importance of a hotel’s hot water system cannot be underestimated. For the guests, it’s right up there with comfort, cleanliness, security and Internet access. For one UK hotel, installing ABB VSDs improved the hot water pumping and returned a 53% energy saving. The 200-room Daresbury Park Hotel & Spa came under the Britannia Hotel […]

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IMO Jaguar still going after thirty-three years

According to National Geographic, the life expectancy of a jaguar is twelve to fifteen years. But, IMOPC may well take issue with that when you consider the IMO Jaguar Drive and its long-standing customers. In 1984, an IMO customer fitted the IMO Jaguar VL750 drive to a pump on their Pilot Plant. The VL750 was […]

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Energy saving incentives for retrofitting VSDs

Installers of new plant and equipment, can be confident that it is energy efficient. The UK Government encourages the use of energy efficient equipment through tax and investment subsidies. The Carbon Trust’s Green Business Fund provides more guidance on these programmes, including when retrofitting VSDs and other energy saving equipment.   Retrofitting VSDs There are […]

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HVAC applications saving energy

Using ABB variable speed drives is helping industrial and commercial HVAC applications saving energy and money. The way motors consume power (cube law) means that a 20% drop in speed of centrifugal pumps and fans can save as much as 50% in energy. Electric motors installed in new buildings are optimised energy-saving. This is not […]

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