Baseline Market Evaluation Report: Evaporator Fan VFD Initiative Market Performance Evaluation Report, #1

Date Published: January 1, 1999

Document Type: Evaluation Study / Report, Report


Program Administrator:

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance


Macro International


This study promotes the use of Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) on evaporator fans in refrigerated warehouse applications. The purpose of this report is to gain a better understanding of and overcome market barriers. It also looks at the potential of VFDs to become an industry standard. In order to evaluate this initiative, information was gathered from field trial data. Information was also gathered from interviews with field trial participants, vendors, contractors, facility owners, and operators.

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