Savor the Profits! ENERGY STAR Tips for Food Service Facilities

Key Points

  • For food service facilities, saving energy is an opportunity to increase profits.
  • Start saving with low cost items, such as installing energy- efficient LED bulbs in your dining area.
  • Add ENERGYSTAR dishwashers and kitchen equipment to our menu of energy efficiency.


In today’s competitive economy, restaurant managers are giving every item in the operating budget close scrutiny—including energy. For food service facilities, energy is not just another cost of doing business, but an opportunity to save money and increase profits.


ENERGY STAR, a joint program of the U.S. Department of Energy and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, offers a smorgasbord of energy-saving recommendations for restaurants. By following these recommendations, you’ll get a tasty combination of lower utility bills, increased comfort, more repeat business and higher employee productivity.



Low or no cost improvements that will get you started saving energy.


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Brighten your bottom line with these energy-saving suggestions.

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The Main Course

Any selection from this menu will help fatten your profits!

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Special selections

These measures may not be on your regular menu, but they might just hit the spot if inefficient equipment is eating into your profits.

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