“Spare Me the Bypass” Campaign to Further Educate Industry on Advantages and Disadvantages of Specifying Bypass as an Option with Drives
ST. LOUIS, January 25, 2010 – Emerson Industrial Automation, a business of Emerson (NYSE:EMR), today announced the launch of Control Techniques’ “Spare Me the Bypass” program. This new Emerson program will aim to further educate the HVAC industry on the benefits and pitfalls of specifying variable frequency drives (VFDs) and spares versus a bypass option.
High performance VFDs and spares offer immediate increased energy savings, optimizing energy use by varying speed based on constantly changing demands across the entire system. This optimized energy use results in immediate energy savings for accelerated payback and less wear and tear on equipment. VFDs also offer improved comfort and noise reduction as well as reliability and cost-saving benefits for customers.
“Today, drives are more reliable and energy efficient than ever, offering a variety of installation benefits and providing increased energy and cost savings, making them the optimal choice in HVAC applications” said Jim Chmielewski, National Sales Manager, Emerson – Control Techniques Americas LLC. “The ‘Spare the Bypass’ program provides the industry with a risk-free opportunity to truly realize the benefits of reliable, energy-saving variable frequency drives and spares versus using a bypass.”
As part of this campaign, Emerson will be offering consulting and specifying engineers the opportunity to upgrade to a bypass-free HVAC system for one year to fully experience the advantages of specifying variable frequency drives and spares. For more information, including product specifications, an energy savings calculator, retrofit options and a video on how to replace a drive in five minutes or less, go to www.hvacr-drives.com. For a free cost and savings analysis using your project-specific requirements or to participate in the “Spare the Bypass” program, call Emerson Control Techniques at 1-800-893-2321.
Emerson (NYSE:EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions to customers through its network power, process management, industrial automation, climate technologies, and appliance and tools businesses. Emerson’s sales in fiscal 2009 were $20.9 billion. The company is ranked 94th on the Fortune 500 list of America’s largest companies. For more information, visit www.Emerson.com.
About Control Techniques
Control Techniques, an Emerson Industrial Automation business, is a world leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of electronic variable speed drives used in the control of AC, DC, and servo electric motors. The company maintains a network of over 50 Drive Centers and Application Centers in more than 35 countries to provide its customers with local technical sales, service and design expertise. From individual controls to single-source custom-engineered drive packages, Control Techniques adds value at every stage of motor control systems development. For more information on Control Techniques, visit www.emersonct.com. # # #
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