Avery is a senior product training engineer at Yaskawa America Inc. - Drives and Motion Division. Since joining Yaskawa in 2000, Avery has authored several technical articles helping readers better understand and utilize their VFDs. To learn more about VFDs, including downloadable eLearning Modules, and a schedule of classes, visit www.yaskawa.com/training.
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Many engineers tend to avoid or delegate the nitty gritty of a ground source heat pump system, from soil moisture effects to building system (im) balance. It's time for designers to get in the loop. Learn more about Grounded In Reality in the December issue. Other topics in the December issue include health care HVAC, Boilders, check out the Back2Basics, and more.