How To Start Saving Money by Saving on Energy

As open kitchens become more popular, even in QSR, upgrading to new, modern, high-efficiency equipment can reap significant performance and help you keep saving on energy. Restaurants are among the most energy-intensive commercial spaces making utilities one of the highest costs facing restaurateurs. With low-profit margins, any monetary savings from energy efficiency improvements significantly benefit the bottom line. EASY SOLUTIONS WITH THE FOLLOWING ENERGY STAR PRODUCTS: Install LED lighting, they use at least 75­90% less energy than incandescent bulbs Fryers shorten cooking and recovery times and use 30­35% less energy Griddles save energy and have higher production rates with more uniformity of temperature Dishwashers use 40% less energy and 40% less water, which means savings of up to 40% on both water and sanitary charges Commercial fridges and freezers use 40% less than standard equipment Coffee brewers use 35% less energy Commercial steam cookers use 38­50% less energy and 90% less water Hot food holding cabinets use up to…