Processing Magazine

Monitor Motors with New iPhone Application

March 23, 2010

The desktop program can easily and accurately calculate an existing motor’s annual electricity usage based on its nominal efficiency and compare it to the annual electricity usage of one of the company’s premium efficiency motors. It then recommends by catalog number, the appropriate motor for the application, and notes the payback period, in months, for replacing the existing motor. The desktop can calculate the savings on a group of motors showing the amount of money that can be saved when all motors in the group are changed to the one of the company’s designs. The software is also capable of calculating and comparing yearly electrical savings when a variable speed drive is used verses a constant speed motor as well as also show annual CO2 foot print reductions. Also available in CD-ROM format or downloadable.