Grundfos Expands Line of Intelligent Pumping Systems for HVAC/R Applications
Grundfos will introduce its expanded line of fully integrated, intelligent pumping systems at the 2014 AHR Expo. The line is ideal for new commercial HVAC/R applications and deep retrofits, featuring the MLE variable speed motor in ranges from 3 to 30 horsepower for building services.
Grundfos MLE motors have been manufactured to match the manufacturer’s energy-optimized, high performing pumps for decades. The unified MLE motor and variable frequency drive (VFD) will be available in multiple models, from end-suction to inline to split case, featuring expanded motor sizes for HVAC/R applications.
The integrated, energy-optimized MLE system is comprised of a sensor, system controller, VFD drive and standard asynchronous motor all in one. Through intelligent technology, this system adapts precisely to deliver performance, energy efficiency and reliability.
“It’s time to demand more from your building,” says Dennis Wierzbicki, president of Grundfos U.S. Sales. “Our expanded integrated pump systems help building managers do just that by providing a state-of-the-art system approach that increases system efficiency performance while reducing energy and life cycle costs. The intelligent MLE motor system greatly simplifies pump commissioning and startup for each of the models where it is offered. As a pioneer of innovative pumping solutions, Grundfos is dedicated to developing the highest quality pumps and pumping systems while at the same time contributing to a better quality of life and a healthier environment.”
Grundfos constantly strives to make its pumps even more efficient and energy saving. Using state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge design, as demonstrated in the MLE design, Grundfos pumping solutions meet − and often surpass − virtually all customer requirements for efficiency, reliability, and cost effectiveness.
“Today’s pumps need to be smart,” says Steve Schmitz, Grundfos director of business development for Commercial Building Systems. “The key to maximum performance efficiency is widely recognized as optimizing the whole building system with intelligent pumps. Over half of the buildings that will exist in 2050 are already here, and the new Grundfos intelligent system solutions pumps meet that urgent need today.”
Grundfos is known for its commitment to efficiency and energy conservation. With these goals in mind, the company manufactures reliable and adaptable pumps and systems that reduce power consumption and offer the user a lower overall cost.