Glossary of Terms
This page defines technical terms and acronyms you may find on this website or its reference materials.
|DHW||Domestic hot water, produced by water heaters.|
|HE||High-efficiency. Sometimes associated with Energy-Star performance rating.|
|LED||Light emitting diode. A modern type of lighting.|
|O&M||“Operations and maintenance”. Describes a category of activities related to operating a farm and maintaining the equipment used on a farm.|
|VFD||A variable frequency drive controls a motor so that the speed of the motor can be changed to meet the requirements of the load.|
|EC||Electronically Commutated. Refers to a type of motor, also known as a brushless motor, which has built-in electronics and design to achieve improved performance compared with other type of motors. EC motors can be found in ventilation and other motor-driven farm technologies.|