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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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Why Tracking Restaurant Utility Bills Reduces Costs

Tracking Restaurant Utility Bills Utility bill reduction is important for any restaurant. Tracking your restaurant’s utility costs and usage is the first step to understanding where you can reduce costs.In fact, monitoring is the starting point for the type of big savings we can help you achieve.Benefits of Tracking Restaurant Utility BillsTracking utility costs are necessary to establish a baseline that assists in forecasting and determining where you can make cost-cutting changes. Utility use

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Top 3 Trends Restaurants Are Using to Cut Back on their Energy Bill

Irrespective of how big or small your restaurant is, it needs a lot of energy for daily operations. Air ventilation, gas, large-scale appliances, and temperature control are just a couple of the many contributors to the high energy bills you may be experiencing monthly. In fact, many restaurants spend about three to five percent of their operational costs on energy. With more than twenty years’ experience in the restaurant world, we have assisted many brands in saving costs on their utility

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Restaurant Humidity Control: How to Reach Appropriate Levels

Restaurant Humidity Control Ideal restaurant humidity levels vary depending on the room and even depending on the type of food your establishment serves. Humidity level considerations include customer and employee comfort, equipment performance, and the most efficient ways to reach appropriate humidity levels. Dining Room Humidity Levels Dining room humidity levels should be high enough to inhibit the transfer of airborne illnesses and low enough to facilitate customer comfort. Water vapor

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5 Benefits of Cloud-Based Energy Management Systems for Restaurants

Stakeholders in the restaurant industry are turning to cloud-based energy management systems to reduce energy consumption, which lowers operational costs. Advancement in technology is helping those in the restaurant industry to apply innovative methods that optimize energy management and usage. You see, restaurants use a lot of energy for refrigeration, lighting, and cooling, which is...Continue reading

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The Top 7 Ways to Save Energy in Restaurants

You want your restaurant to be eco-friendly–not to mention the savings that reducing energy use can bring to your energy bill each month.With over 20 years working in the restaurant industry and extensive experience in energy management, we’ve found that there are always simple measures restaurants can take to reduce energy costs.In fact, a simple look around your restaurant can yield several energy-saving strategies, lowering your energy usage and making it easier for you to reach your

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7 Energy-Saving Trends in The Restaurant Industry

Keeping up-to-date with the current trends in the restaurant industry is essential to stakeholders such as restaurant owners and chefs if they are to remain ahead of the competition.Although the restaurant industry is facing significant disruptions due to technological advancements, there is a growing need to save energy through smart energy-management systems that are cost-efficient.Here are several energy-saving trends for the restaurant industry..1. Smart Climate ControlThe restaurant

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Energy Efficiency in Restaurants: Managing Equipment Startup and Shutdown Procedures

Since you’re reading this, you likely understand the importance of managing a restaurant’s energy use.With this in mind, have you considered how vital your startup and shutdown procedures are for saving on energy costs?GWT2Energy is here to help with these procedures. After all, energy efficiency in restaurants is our business.Idle Time is the EnemyMaintaining a startup and shutdown schedule will decrease your restaurant technologies’ idle time.As this Energy Star guide emphasizes, maximizing

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Power Saving Tips for High-Energy Use Restaurant Appliances

Any successful plan to keep restaurant energy costs down includes power saving tips and techniques for high-energy use appliances. GWT2Energy knows which restaurant equipment is likely to be your biggest energy hog and how to minimize the associated costs. After all, we pride ourselves on understanding day-to-day restaurant operations. So, here are a few tips to deal with high energy restaurant appliances.

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