Kenneth L. Lovorn, P.E., President, Lovorn Engineering, Pittsburgh

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Electrical and Power June 1, 2007

Drives, Harmonics and Gensets

While there are many factors that affect the proper operation of an emergency or standby generator set, one that is commonly overlooked is the impact of variable frequency drives (VFD). As all building electrical system designers know, the push towards greater energy efficiency has encouraged the increased use of VFDs in facility applications.

By Kenneth L. Lovorn, P.E., President, Lovorn Engineering, Pittsburgh