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SM17: Active Power Factor Correction

ARBS Seminar Series
Wednesday, May 29, 2024
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Room E3.6


In an era where energy efficiency and sustainability are paramount, understanding the intricacies of power management is crucial. Join us for an enlightening session on Active Power Factor Correction and discover how this technology is transforming the way we optimize power usage, reduce energy costs, and minimize environmental impact. Active Power Factor Correction (APFC) is not just a buzzword; it's a tangible solution to enhance the efficiency of electrical systems across industries. This session will provide an in-depth exploration of APFC, breaking down the technical complexities and showcasing its real-world applications. Key Highlights: 1. Demystifying Power Factor: Gain a clear understanding of what power factor is, why it matters, and how it affects energy efficiency in electrical systems. 2. The Role of Active Power Factor Correction: Learn how APFC technology actively improves power factor, reduces reactive power losses, and enhances the efficiency of electrical equipment. 3. Benefits of APFC: Explore the compelling advantages of implementing APFC, including reduced energy consumption, lower electricity bills, and reduced carbon footprint. 4. APFC in Industry: Discover how APFC is revolutionizing power management in various sectors, from manufacturing to data centers, and how it contributes to sustainable and cost-effective operations. 5. Design and Implementation: Learn about the design principles and best practices for implementing APFC systems in both new and existing facilities. 6. Success Stories: Hear real-world case studies and examples of organizations that have harnessed APFC to achieve remarkable energy and cost savings. Audience Takeaways: By the end of this session, you will have a solid grasp of Active Power Factor Correction and its significant impact on energy efficiency. Whether you're an engineer, facility manager, energy consultant, or simply an individual interested in reducing energy waste, you'll gain insights into how APFC can be applied to enhance the efficiency of electrical systems and contribute to a more sustainable future. Join us for this informative session and embark on a journey to unlock the power of efficiency with Active Power Factor Correction. Learn how to optimize energy usage, reduce costs, and minimize environmental impact through this transformative technology. Seminar Cost - $30


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Thomas Heine
Country Manager NZ-market Manager ANZ EC Upgrades

Active Power Factor Correction


Thomas Heine, MBA, Dipl.-Ing. (BA), BSc (Hons), represents ebm-papst A&NZ as the Sales and Market Manager for EC Upgrades, the retrofit arm of the global provider of air-movement solutions. His 20 years of fan industry experience spans Germany, China, Australia and New Zealand. Thomas has a particular interest in upgrading existing building equipment with energy and cost saving technologies to benefit tenants, building owners, facility managers and the environment.