BPM Motors in Residential Gas Furnaces: What are the Savings?

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Lutz, James; Franco, Victor; Lekov, Alex; Wong-Parodi, Gabrielle;
(2006)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Environmental Energy Technologies | BPM Motor Gas Furnace Furnace Electricity

Residential gas furnaces contain blowers to distribute warm air. Currently, furnace blowers use either a Permanent Split Capacitor (PSC) or a Brushless Permanent Magnet (BPM) motor. Blowers account for the majority of furnace electricity consumption. Therefore, accura... View more
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