I’d like to hear how some of you are handling Air Conditioner motor contributions in your models. I’m working off a one-line to build the model (while the site is under construction!). I’m wondering if most people model the various motors separately (compressor, fan, other?), or do you leave them modeled as one.

Also, as some of the motors may be buried in the equipment, do you always verify RPM, service factor, FLA, and other motor nameplate data?
I’m not sure some of this data will even be available as these motors may or may not be NEMA standard motors… READ MORE.