Variable Flow Pump and Fan Systems — Efficiency Manitoba

Variable Flow Pump and Fan Systems

Variable Flow Pump and Fan Systems

Increase Efficiency and Reduce Energy Costs

Variable flow pump and fan systems can improve your HVAC system’s efficiency by adjusting motor speeds to match the required process demand.

Benefits of Variable Flow Pump and Fan systems

  • They reduce energy consumption and operating costs where electric motor speed reductions are practical.
  • They match system performance to load requirements.
  • They extend the service life of your equipment.
  • They can reduce your maintenance costs.

REBATES AVAILABLE

Variable Frequency Drives used with Inverter Duty Induction Motors

  • $50 per horsepower
    for fans up to 100 horsepower
  • $70 per horsepower
    for pumps up to 100 horsepower

Variable Speed Permanent Magnet Motors

  • $70 per horsepower
    for fans up to 100 horsepower
  • $100 per horsepower
    for pumps up to 100 horsepower

Check out our program guide for more information.

DO YOU QUALIFY?

  • You submit an application and receive approval before the equipment is ordered and work begins.
  • The installation is a retrofit project.
  • The equipment is intended for a commercial or agricultural HVAC application.
  • The variable flow pump and fan systems are:
    • 100 HP or less;
    • installed permanently;
    • estimated to operate a minimum 1,600 hours annually;
    • used for ventilation and/or pumping projects; and
    • applied to variable flow projects.

How to Participate

  1. APPLY THROUGH A REGISTERED CONTRACTOR

    Your contractor will evaluate your facility and help you decide which variable flow pump and fan is best for your application. Apply through your contractor before the equipment is purchased or installed. Log in to myEM to apply. 

  2. INSTALL YOUR SYSTEM

    Once you receive approval through your contractor, the project can begin!

  3. RECEIVE YOUR REBATE

    Once your equipment is installed in compliance with Canadian Electrical Code requirements and passes final inspections, submit your itemized invoices through myEM. We’ll review your application and send you your rebate.