HVAC | Variable Frequency Drives Measures

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Variable Frequency Drives

Variable frequency drives (VFD) for pumps and motors – Small

  • Must be driving a motor with a capacity greater than or equal to 0.1 hp and lower than 5 hp
  • Must be driving a pump or a fan
  • Motors and pumps that the VFDs will be installed on must operate for at least 2,000 hrs/yr
  • Must provide specification sheet(s) with application for motor and VFD

Rebate

$140/hp

Variable frequency drives (VFD) for pumps and motors – Medium

  • Must be driving a motor with a capacity greater than or equal to 5 hp and lower than 20 hp
  • Must be driving a pump or a fan
  • Motors and pumps that the VFDs will be installed on must operate for at least 2,000 hrs/yr
  • Must provide specification sheet(s) with application for motor and VFD

Rebate

$80/hp

Variable frequency drives (VFD) for pumps and motors – Large

  • Must be driving a motor with a capacity greater than or equal to 20 hp and lower than 50 hp
  • Must be driving a pump or a fan – Motors and pumps that the VFDs will be installed on must operate for at least 2,000 hrs/yr
  • Must provide specification sheet(s) with application for motor and VFD

Rebate

$55/hp

Variable frequency drives (VFD) for pumps and motors – Very large

  • Must be driving a motor with a capacity greater than or equal to 50 hp and lower than 100 hp
  • Must be driving a pump or a fan
  • Motors and pumps that the VFDs will be installed on must operate for at least 2,000 hrs/yr
  • Must provide specification sheet(s) with application for motor and VFD

Rebate

$50/hp

The requirements described in the Technical Specification section are solely to meet the rebate requirements for the BNI program. They do NOT overrule or supersede in any way the permitting regulations, municipal, provincial or federal codes, standards, and any other relevant Acts currently in force. The technical specifications described in this program are meant to be the minimum required by the program to obtain rebates. Where the appropriate Authority Having Jurisdictions (“AHJs”) require a higher standard be in place, the person/company performing the work must follow the AHJ’s requirements. It is the responsibility of the person/company performing the work to know and follow codes, standards, and regulations.