Can The Honeywell VFD Repeat as ControlTrends Best Variable Frequency Drive of The Year?

Honeywell, winner of the coveted 2012 ControlTrends Awards Variable Frequency Drive of the Year, is nominated again in the Best Variable Frequency Drive of The Year category. Can they repeat? watch this video to see why many in the world wide ControlTrends Community think the HoneywellSmart VFD has the right stuff.
If you like what you see bee sure to register to vote and we will send you a voting ballot when the voting starts on December 15.

Product Review: The Johnson Controls Variable Frequency Drive


The Johnson Controls Variable Frequency Drive is nominated for the ControlTrends Awards Variable Frequency Drive of The Year for the second year in a row. What makes the Johnson Controls VFD so special? How have they improved the product offering since the 2012 ControlTrends Awards?
Ken Smyers made sure to get the answers to these questions at the Johnson Controls 2013 Business Conference.

Can Honeywell Win Variable Frequency Drive of The Year Again?


Not if Teco Westinghouse, Siemens, Johnson Controls, ABB, and all the other self respecting VFD manufactures have anything to say about it. Click here to see Honeywell bring home the award at the 2012 ControlTrends Awards, and click here to register to nominate and vote for the 2013 ControlTrends Awards.

Best Practices For Installing Variable Frequency Drives

Thanks to Johnson Controls for their very informative breakout session for showing us their new variable frequency drive and showing us on best practices in starting up and setting up a variable frequency drives. Great information for anyone that works with variable frequency drives.

The 2012 Variable Frequency Drive of The Year and the winner is…..

Hint, it is not ABB. The winner of the 2012 Variable Frequency Drive of the Year was chosen by our world wide ControlTrends Community. This VFD beat the best of the best in this very competitive category to be crowned the 2012 Variable Frequency Drive of The Year.

So just how cool is this drive?? Click here and see for yourself. Want to get training on the 2012 Variable Frequency Drive of the Year without leaving your computer?
Click here and you can get access to a video of a training class held at Stromquist & Company.

2012 ControlTrends Awards Variable Frequency Drive of the Year the Winner is…

Congratulations to Honeywell for their impressive win in the highly competitive Variable Frequency Drive of the Year category. The Honeywell Smart VFD beat out ABB, Teco-Westinghouse, Siemens, and Yaskawa. Check this video out to see why our world wide Control Trends community chose Honeywell for the 2012 Variable Frequency Drive of The Year.

Countdown to Dallas: 2012 Variable Frequency Drive of the Year

Ken and Eric review the nominees fro the 2012 ControlTrends Variable Frequency Drive of the Year. The finalist for the 2012 Variable Frequency drive of the Year are Siemens, Honeywell, Teco Westinghouse, ABB and Yaskawa.

If you have worked with any of these drives, please share your experience with our world wide ControlTrends Community in comments. Click here and register to vote.

ControlTrends Awards Nominee for 2012 Variable Frequency Drive of the Year: Honeywell

The Honeywell Variable Frequency Drive is one of the five finalist for the 2012 ControlTrends Awards Variable Frequency Drive of the Year.

If you think the Honeywell variable frequency drive has what it takes, register to vote, and we will email you a voting ballot the first week in January. You must register to vote to receive a voting ballot. Please note, we will not share your information with anyone and we will only send you information regarding the ControlTrends Awards.

CTA AWARDS SPONSORSHIP HIGHLIGHT: TECO WESTINGHOUSE

Teco Westinghouse shares one of the world’s most prolific and successful engineering histories — emanating from George Westinghouse’s acquisition of patents from Nikola Tesla in 1888, for a polyphase AC system and an induction motor.

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