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Podcast: Walt Taylor from GWT2Energy and Jermey Julian discuss how COVID-19 is affecting Restaurants on The Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast

Check out the link below for a great podcast from Walt Taylor, Owner of GWT2Energy and Jeremy Julian, from The Restaurant Technology Guys! Walt and Jeremy discuss some new and out of the box things restaurants are doing to help drive sales and customer satisfaction amid Covid-19. How Restaurants Have Pivoted due to COVID-19

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5 Ways for Restaurants to Cut Costs

There are two ways in which restaurants can boost their profits: Selling more or spending less. Now, for an industry that’s worth over 800 billion, there are many restaurants and service providers competing for the same clients. There’s no guarantee that restaurant owners can increase their profit margins by getting more customers. So what’s left to do? The answer is to find ways to cut costs without compromising the quality of services in their establishments. However, you have to be smart

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GWT2Energy on The Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast

Interested in learning about Energy Management Systems and the benefits surrounding them? Check out Walt Taylor, Owner of GWT2Energy discussing all things Energy Management with Jeremy Julian on Episode 75 of The Restaurant Technology Guys Podcast! Click the link below to listen! Don't miss this exciting discussion and learn about all aspects of restaurant energy management

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Just How Much Energy Does a Restaurant Need? The Answer: a Lot!

Restaurants are places full of people, life, and business. All of those things require significant energy, but with an energy-saving strategy and an understanding of just how much energy a restaurant needs, that much energy doesn’t have to break the bank.In fact, ENERGY STAR reports restaurants typically use about 2.5 times more energy per square foot than other commercial buildings.Energy is a huge influence on running up restaurant costs, and something every restaurant owner must address. With

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What is the Average Electric Bill for a Restaurant?

While most people think of food costs when they are thinking of opening a restaurant, many people find it hard to calculate what their overhead expenditures for things like utilities will be.Essentially everything in your restaurant will use power in one way or another, even when you are not open for business.Utility Costs Are More Than You ThinkThe reality is that utilities can often be one of the worst expenses for owners. In fact, restaurants often spend 3 to 5% of their total operating costs

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How Energy Conservation for Restaurants Drives Profits Upwards

Running a restaurant is stressful, there’s no doubt about that. Juggling food and labor costs, guest experience, staffing issues, and all the little things in between can quickly eat up profits.Considering how volatile the industry is, anything that chips away at profits can be a death knell; an unprofitable restaurant will not last long. This is especially true in an industry where guests have many other options.Deciding on which corners you can cut or what programs you can implement to protect

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4 Big Mistakes Restaurants Make That Waste Energy

Trying to lower high energy consumption in commercial restaurants is a never-ending quest for owners. In a long list of expenditures, energy costs rank top as the most expensive. With each restaurant aiming to keep costs at a minimum and the profits high, cutting down on energy usage is where the key lies. But, instead of looking at limiting energy usage, why not focus on what you may be doing wrong?Here’s a list of four major energy wasting mistakes you could be making. Leaving AC on 24/7During

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How Do Restaurants Save Energy During the Winter?

With winter fast approaching, many restaurants are looking for new, creative ways to save money on energy expenses.Fortunately, even as your heating bills go up with cold weather sweeping through your area, you can still cut your costs this season. 1. Conduct an energy audit At any time of year, an energy audit can help you identify places where you might be using too much energy, allowing you to cut back on your expenses. An effective energy audit will take a look at all the details of your

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3 Tips To Get Your Menu Ready for the Holidays Now

The holidays are here! For restaurant owners it can mean the opportunity to welcome holiday patrons celebrating the season. Yet, it could also mean higher energy costs.There are ways to save on your costs and increase your business to make your holiday season profitable. Prepare Your Holiday Menus Now Families and businesses like to make their plans ahead of time, so get the word out promptly! Here are three tips for increasing sales during the holidays: Holiday Catering – More than any other

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10 Strategies for Reducing Energy Consumption in Restaurants

We can agree that running a restaurant is hard work.When you take into account overhead costs including organizational logistics, employee payroll, benefits packages, rental space, food production and transportation of raw materials, restaurant managers and owners have their work cut out for them.The one thing many of them don’t realize is the cost of energy and efficiency in operating their restaurants. In fact, according to statistics compiled by ENERGY STAR, Restaurants consume five to seven

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