Why are Variable Frequency Drives like the Johnson Controls VS Series of Variable Frequency drives so popular? Well for one reason they can save a heck of a lot of money. According to Maintenance Resources a variable frequency drive can save up to 30% on energy costs. So what makes the Johnson VS series variable frequency drive so special? To begin with the size, with mechanical room space at a premium the compact size of the Johnson Controls VS series makes it a logical choice for retrofit applications
The unique bypass configuration is also a space saver. But the compact design is not even the best part…The really cool thing about this VFD is how easy it is to set up and commission. In the video you saw just how easy it was for Mark to commission the Johnson VS variable frequency drive. If you are a mechanical contractor bidding a job this has tremendous cost and price implications . Think about it, if you are sub contracting the commissioning of the variable frequency drives because setting up a variable frequency drive was deemed to complicated, then you just found a new profit center. Why? Because of the easy to use start up wizards the Johnson Variable Frequency Drive is really easy to set up and commission. Why pay someone else to start these variable frequency drives up when you can do it yourself and save money?
Check out Mark’s more detailed presentation on the Johnson Controls VS variable frequency drives by clicking here.
To really get good at these drives you should go to a Johnson Controls Variable Frequency Drives certification class like the ones we hold at Stromquist & Company. In addition to learning how to do more complex variable frequency drive applications you will also earn an extra years warranty on the Johnson Controls variable frequency drives that you purchase. Stay tuned at controltrends for information on the next Johnson Controls VS series variable frequency drives class at Stromquist & Company or call Edna at 404.794.3440 to be put on a list for the next class.