Variable Speed Drives:

Reducing the energy costs of commercial refrigeration systems.

Variable Speed Drives (VSDs) have become a cost-effective tool for optimising refrigeration systems in supermarkets and cold storage warehouses to help save energy and reduce operating costs whilst ensuring produce is kept at the required temperature.

Topics covered in this fact sheet include:

  • What is a VSD?
  • Smart control for varying load conditions.
  • Applying VSDs in cold storage environments.
  • Benefits of using VSDs in refrigeration systems.
  • Eskom’s national Advisory Service.
  • Call 08600 37566 and leave your name and number and one of our advisors will contact you. Alternatively, ask for a specific advisor to contact you. email address: