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

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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

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 ??

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Harold Remlinger, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB's picture

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