Monthly Archives: May 2011

Variable Speed Drives: Is it a viable energy saving solution for commercial and industrial users?

Introduction Variable Speed Drive (VSD), also known as inverters or Variable Frequency Drives, is the term that describes the equipment used to regulate the rotational speed and hence torque of an electric motor. Basically VSDs are electronic devices that can … Continue reading

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The UK Housing Context

Why retrofit technology is important to the UK The UK government is committed, via the Climate Change Act and the Carbon Budgets, to a 34% greenhouse gas emissions reduction target by 2020, and 80% by 2050, based on 1990 levels … Continue reading

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