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University Improves Sustainability of HVAC Motors in Platinum LEED Building - April 2012

Adam Willwerth

The article "University Improves Sustainability of HVAC Motors in Platinum LEED Building" appeared in the April 2012 issue of Power Transmission Engineering.

Summary
A new preventive maintenance program at a leading New England Ivy League university demonstrates how the push for more sustainable "green" building management has led to a growing awareness of a chronic, widespread problem with HVAC motors—electrical bearing damage and failure.

Keywords
motors, motor protection, bearing damage, variable frequency drives, shaft grounding, Aegis

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