Westport, CT — The AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) announced Infinitum Electric’s IEq, a high efficiency silicon carbide VFD, will reign as the 2021 AHR Expo Product of the Year.
The winning product delivers the latest step-change improvements to motor control efficiency, size, and packaging, enabling OEMs and end users to deploy the technology in more varied environments.
Additionally, it includes tightly integrated IoT sensors, for vibration, temperature, power, etc., a microcontroller and a one-way “data diode” IoT cellular modem gateway, which enables OEMs and end-users overseeing multiple facilities to more easily aggregate this data across thousands of installations, enabling deeper insights into the performance and reliability of their application. The on-board controller analyzes the high-speed IoT sensor data in real-time to provide immediate predictive analytics back to end-users. This innovation allows a wide range of OEMs to rethink how they deploy VFDs in new ways not previously available.
Every year, the AHR Expo Innovation Award winners from all 10 categories compete to be named the AHR Expo Product of the Year. This award is usually announced at the event in a special ceremony to honor the winners. With the 2021 Show cancelled, Show Management and cosponsors ASHRAE and AHRI have decided to announce the Product of the Year winner online.
Click here to see a complete list of the 2021 AHR Expo Innovation Award winners.