NexRev Inc., a manufacturer of performance-improving energy efficiency upgrades for HVAC equipment, announced its flagship product, DrivePak HVAC Efficiency Upgrade, received a Top Product of the Year Award in the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards. DrivePak is considered by judges as an exemplary product.
DrivePak is an option when choosing Variable Frequency Drive (VFD) retrofit technology among the nation’s retailers providing a consistent reduction in total energy savings while optimizing occupant comfort. DrivePak VFD retrofit technology works by changing the operation of HVAC fans from constant speed to variable speed by matching fan speed to actual load requirements. DrivePak customers are seeing overall facility energy savings of 13 to 22 percent.
“We are extremely pleased to receive Environmental Leader’s Product of the Year Award for the DrivePak VFD upgrade for packaged rooftop HVAC equipment,” says Kenneth Smith, NexRev CEO. “DrivePak has earned the trust of our customers nationwide with a compelling cost structure, delivery method and warranty that meets the needs of an aggressive ROI model. DrivePak delivers a total low cost of ownership with reduced risk that saves customers money and energy.”
One of the judges says of DrivePak: “Very nice solution that could possibly address specific A/C energy savings issues. Great application package with very solid metrics to support success and ROI.”
The Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards is a program recognizing excellence in products and services that provide companies with energy and environmental benefits, or in projects implemented by companies that improved environmental or energy management and increased the bottom line.
“We had more entries than ever this year, and competition was tough. The winners showed innovation and the ability to help transform the fields of energy and sustainability management,” says Paul Nastu, publisher of Environmental Leader. “Entries that were awarded Top Product or Project of the Year are those that should be carefully considered by companies seeking to improve operations and boost the bottom line.”
Scores were determined by a panel of independent judges headed by Paul Leavoy of LNS Research and also including judges from AECOM Technology Corp.; Anheuser-Busch InBev; Bayer MaterialScience; ConAgra Foods; ConEdison Solutions; Environmental & Operational Risk Management (EORM); GlaxoSmithKline; Owens Corning; RegScan; Salazar Packaging; TruPoint Advisors; University of California, Berkeley; Verdantix, Williams Creek Consulting; and YES Bank.