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Power Factor and Harmonics
* List examples of power factor and harmonics phenomena, the common causes and the common negative physical and financial impacts * List methods of preventing or mitigating power factor and harmonics problems and describe their suitability for particular situations * Perform power triangle calculations, and size the required power factor correction solution for a given level of correction * List possible locations of mitigation solutions within an electrical network, and identify the pros and cons associated with each location
Low power factor and harmonics are a frustration for electrical installations. They can cause power losses and reduced energy reliability. In the context of increasing concern about energy efficiency and energy management, power factor and harmonics are important issues to consider for the management of electrical installations. This course will explore power factor and harmonics and will explain how power factor correction and harmonic mitigation provide immediate benefit in terms of reduced power losses, reduced electricity bill, and the possibility to use the total system capacity.
Course Credits: This course has been approved by the IEEE for the following continuing education credit: * Approved by IEEE for (0.1) CEU. To gain credit, send an email to energy.university@schneider-electric.com stating course(s) completed and your IEEE membership number for a certificate to submit. This course has been approved by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) for the following continuing education credits: * Approved by USGBC for (1) GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals * Approved for (1) GBCI CE Hour * Approved for (1) GBCI CE Hour for LEED Credentialing Maintenance Program (CMP) This course has been approved by American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) for the following recertification points: * Certified Engineering Operations Executive (CEOE) for (1) point. This course has been approved by BOMI International for the following continuing education credit: * Approved by BOMI for (1) CPD point. This course qualifies for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credits for graduates of the RPA, FMA, and/or SMA designation programs by BOMI International, the Independent Institute for Property and Facility Management Education. This course has been approved by the Construction CPD Certification Service for the following continuing education credit: * Approved by CPD for (1) CPD point This course has been approved by the The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) for the following continuing education credits: * BPI Recognized for (.5) CEU Credits. The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) has approved this course for continuing education credits. ASHE issues in quarter-hour increments, and this course qualifies for .50. The total of 10 contact hours equals 1 continuing education credit. """This course has been approved by the The Institute of Hospital Engineering, Australia (IHEA) for the following continuing education credits: * Approved by IHEA CHCFM Program for (.75) continuous professional development credits"""
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