VARIABLE SPEED DRIVE
If your rotary screw compressor does not always operate at full load, you may want to look into the energy savings of a variable speed drive compressor. VSD units can save energy when operating at part loads. They have a performance turndown from 100% to 15% of capacity. VSD units are designed to save energy by matching any system change in air demand to maintain system pressure.
Efficiency Maine is currently offering incentive programs to Maine customers that up-grading there facility to a more efficient air compressed air system. Visit, www.efficiencymaine.com. Or give us a call, we are an Efficiency Maine Qualified Partner.
Other incentives are available through other state efficiency programs. Contact your power utility provider to see if you qualify.