Posts Tagged ‘adjustable speed drive’

Flow Control with VFD Pumps versus Control Valves

Posted in Energy, Final Control Element on Friday, April 1st, 2011. 10 comments so far
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A recent article explored the energy savings of variable frequency drive (VFD)-based centrifugal pumps versus control valves in flow control applications. The article, Eliminating the Control Valve sums its position in the subtitle, “Valves Are Energy Hogs; They Stick; They’re Prone to Mechanical Failure. So Why the Reluctance to Replace Them With VFDs?” The […]