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 Bills Tracking utility costs are necessary...Continue reading
Quick Fixes and Energy Management: You Can’t Ignore Either One
Energy Management in Restaurants We know you have thoughts about how to reduce your restaurant’s or franchise’s energy costs…and that you keep making efforts to do it. We also know you have multiple other demands on your time, including your primary mission of providing customers with the best food, the best service, and the best price. But...Continue reading
4 Highly-Effective Energy Conservation Tips for Restaurant Owners
Energy Conservation Tips for Restaurant Owners The cost of energy is rising every other day! Thus, emphasis on embracing conservation measures that will preserve natural resources and save cost is increasing as well. As a restaurant operator, energy conservation is likely on your list of priorities. Failure to control the use of power within your...Continue reading
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. WithContinue reading
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 costsContinue reading
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 24/7DuringContinue reading
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 yourContinue reading
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 useContinue reading
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 utilityContinue reading
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 vaporContinue reading