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Title: Energy Savings Potential and Opportunities for High-Efficiency Electric Motors in Residential and Commercial Equipment

This report describes the current state of motor technology and estimates opportunities for energy savings through application of more advanced technologies in a variety of residential and commercial end uses. The objectives of this report were to characterize the state and type of motor technologies used in residential and commercial appliances and equipment and to identify opportunities to reduce the energy consumption of electric motor-driven systems in the residential and commercial sectors through the use of advanced motor technologies. After analyzing the technical savings potential offered by motor upgrades and variable speed technologies, recommended actions are presented.
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  1. Navigant Consulting, Inc., Burlington, MA (United States)
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Resource Type:
Technical Report
Research Org:
EERE Publication and Product Library
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B)
Country of Publication:
United States
motor technology, appliances, equipment, motor-driven, technical savings, variable speed technologies, residential end use, commercial end use,