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Fans: ecodesign and optimisation of fan systems

Teacher Morten Madsen, Fernando Nuno


Pumps and fans are one of the most common applications within industrial motor systems, responsible for 40-45% of all electrical energy consumed by industrial applications. In the European Union, minimum energy performance standards for both fans and pumps have been established from early on as part of the ecodesign process. By now both products have already entered the second stage of regulation. 

This webinar addresses fans. It will demonstrate the regulatory approach concerning this product, and it will introduce how to test a fan in line with the European regulation. It will go through the consecutive steps to optimize a fan system, with calculation examples. For this purpose, the free calculator for motor systems, the Motor Systems Tool, provided by the IEA 4E Electric Motor Systems Annex, should be installed before the webinar: www.motorsystems.org/motor-systems-tool.

The webinar will give an introduction to:

  • European ecodesign regulations on fans and how this product is tested for compliance
  • Demonstrate through examples of fan installations potential savings using the Motor Systems Tool

The complementary webinar on the Motor System Tool gives an introduction and more in-depth exercises on the use of the tool. 

Duration (hours)