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How to Manage Rising Gas Prices in Your Restaurant

It is known across the country that prices are rising at the pump. Cost of gasoline is on the rise, which means that people will be driving less. The national average price of a gallon of gas currently sits at $2.259 and has varied greatly throughout the year.A number of political and economic factors are driving the rising costs of gasoline, and it is difficult to say if or when costs will fall again. Restaurants cannot control this potential issue but must find creative solutions to offset the

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Getting Started with LED Lighting in Restaurants

Converting your current lighting to LED lighting is the easiest way for you to move your restaurant towards higher electrical efficiency. Covered in a previous article, we discussed why LED lighting is a wise choice. Requiring no substantial equipment conversions or otherwise drastic changes, this should be the first step taken to reduce your energy bill. But, how should you go about making this a reality?The answer: quite simply.Plug and PlayThe idea of converting your current lighting may seem

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What to Do When Your Restaurant Runs Out of Hot Water

According to the EPA, out of all water consumed commercially, restaurants use about 15% in the U.S. due to the kitchen and dishwashing needs, domestic and restroom usage, landscaping, and other needs.Something as important as hot water in a restaurant almost doesn’t warrant too much thought, it’s just expected to be there. However, it’s when there is no hot water does it draw attention.How to avoid running out of hot waterUnderstand your needs. It’s important to know how much water you need so

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