POWER FACTOR FAQs
Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions. Please refer to our whitepapers page, or contact us if you would like more information on a topic.
Click here to go to the kVAr calculator. If the kVAr needed is above or below .98, it is likely that you will need power factor correction.
Other signs include overheating issues, voltage drops, and extra line charges for poor power factor.
For more information, request an analysis audit by one of our experienced technicians.
Depending on the site requirements, power factor units will differ in value. Power factor correction units represent an investment, but they offer significant savings in terms of operations, production, and profits. Click here to read the full article, or contact us for more information about requesting a site network audit.
The ideal time to implement power factor correction would depend on the current demands of the site, and what the expected future needs will be. A point to note: Power factor systems and units are not always essential to all sites. However, if you want to save money and increase power consumption efficiency in the future, you should consider integrating a power factor unit as part of your operations budget. Please contact us for information and advice.
A new power factor correction unit will last from 5 to 15 years, with scheduled preventative maintenance.