App compares motor running costs

Published:  02 February, 2012

The energy-efficiency benefits of EC technology over AC for fan motors can be calculated using a free iPhone app from ebm-papst. Go EC asks for information such as number of fans, operational uptime and cost of electricity and then produces a cost comparison.

On average, EC technology is 30% more energy efficient than AC, and the app also indicates payback and carbon savings.

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