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The Advantages of VFD Technology to be Highlighted at the World’s Largest HVACR Event

January 17, 2020

The energy savings, efficiencies and reduced operating costs produced as a result of integrating Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) into HVACR systems will be highlighted at AHR Expo in Florida next month.

The latest VFD technology from Invertek Drives used in HVACR applications will be on show at the event in Orange County Convention Center in Orlando (3-5 February 2020 – West Hall, 9201).

Invertek Optidrive series products
Invertek Optidrive series products

Invertek Drives USA will be showcasing the Optidrive E3, Eco and Compact 2 VFDs.

VFDs are used in a variety of HVACR applications, from controlling air conditioning and refrigeration systems, to renewable energy, pumps, fan and building automation, including elevators.

“Invertek’s VFD innovations are making a big difference for HVACR equipment manufacturers and the end users in a wide range of applications globally,” said Wayne Morris, Vice-President of Invertek Drives USA.

“Integrating our drives into such systems brings immediate benefits, from reducing energy costs by up to 50 per cent to reducing overheads and downtime.”

The Invertek team will be on hand throughout the expo to discuss and demonstrate the range of Optidrive technology developed and produced by Invertek Drives.

More details can be found at

About Invertek Drives

Invertek Drives Ltd is dedicated to the design and manufacturing of electronic variable frequency drives for controlling electric motors. Established in 1998 it has grown year-on-year and is now one of the world’s leading innovators in VFD technology.

In November 2019 it was acquired by Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd (SHI), a leading global manufacturer and distributor of power transmission and control equipment. Invertek’s UK headquarters, located at Welshpool, Powys, UK, houses specialist facilities for research and development, manufacturing and global marketing. All operations, including research and development, are accredited to the exacting customer focused ISO 9001:2008 quality standard whilst its Environmental Management System is accredited to the ISO 14001:2004 quality standard.

In 2019 a new 5,500 sq. metre global manufacturing and distribution facility was opened at the headquarters, allowing production of up to 400,000 VFDs a year.Invertek’s products are sold globally by a network of specialist distributors in over 80 different countries. Invertek Drives unique and innovative Optidrive range is designed for ease of use and meets with recognised international design standards for CE (Europe), UL (USA) and CTick (Australia). More details can be found by visiting