Your ROI with VFDs


Variable frequency drives are a time-tested and effective way to reduce the cost of running motors with variable torque loads, like the ones in your building’s HVAC system. In fact, reducing motor speed by just 20% can deliver an energy savings of up to 50%. This course will help you make the financial case for investing in VFD technology, including the most cost-effective places to implement them and how to determine your expected savings and ROI.

Course Tuition: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how variable frequency drives work and how they can boost your building’s energy efficiency.
  • See how to make the business case for a VFD investment.
  • Understand which building types and climates stand to benefit the most from VFDs.
  • Learn how to determine your expected savings and ROI.

From our sponsors:

Brant Holeman

Project Engineer
RTM Engineering Consultants

Brant holds 12+ years of experience in designing mechanical systems for new construction and renovation projects, including extensive evaluations of existing buildings. As a Commissioning Authority and LEED AP, he specializes in commissioning and energy modeling, working closely with facility staff, managers, designers, engineers, vendors, and contractors to set goals and verify their achievements from the early planning stages through the life of a facility. His expertise includes developing an owner’s project requirements, identifying key design criteria, documenting issues and their resolutions during the design and construction of the project, testing the performance of building systems, and verifying the overall quality of the building delivery process.