How Can VFDs Boost Business & Save Customers Money?

09/23/2021 | Products

Stephen Brandt’s well-water family business has been serving residential and commercial customers in CitrusCounty, Florida, since 1979. So, what does he think about Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs)? And when does he use them?

A recent The Driller magazine article written by Brandt takes a closer look at the importance of VFDs in residential water pumping systems, detailing how they can help end-users save money and energy, all while adding reliability to a system. Brandt explains how VFDs offer a true soft-start feature, which lowers energy usage, minimizes torque and reduces wear on water system components. He also gives a well water installer’s perspective, discussing how VFDs cut costs on copper wire and pressure tanks, helping his business keep their bids competitive. Read the full story here.

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