To reduce energy usage inlarge 200,000 sq ft building with a $400,000 to 600,000 annual electric use. can Power factor correction reduce use

Asked by Rafael Enriquez
Romulus, MI

A Commercial building has a Power Factor of .68 they are wasting 32% of there electricity they are paying 100% monthly. facility managers need to know how to make there existing building most efficient. Is this a practical way to reduce electric usage and make the facility most efficient ??


Rafael, Contact Jim Newman at Newman Consulting Group. 248.626.4910 or He is one of the best in our area.

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