Customer Success Story: The Sweet Sound of Savings

By: Michael Camber

Problem:

A music studio equipment manufacturer had problems maintaining steady pressure with their compressed air system. Additionally, there never seemed to be enough air to meet production demand despite having both a 50 hp and a 75 hp rotary screw compressor. Month after month, energy costs soared with the compressors being the highest consumers. And during the summer months, increased condensate in the lines caused severe air quality issues. Continue reading “Customer Success Story: The Sweet Sound of Savings”

The Trouble with Modulating Compressors

By: Michael Camber

Many plants are still running modulating compressors. For many decades, they were the go-to design choice for compressed air systems. Now they’ve mainly been relegated to warming the bench, mostly due to the rise of variable frequency drive (VFD) compressors. While still numerous, they pose problems—especially in the areas of controls and efficiency. If you have multiple modulation control units in your plant, you just might have the makings of an energy savings jackpot. Continue reading “The Trouble with Modulating Compressors”