- Overloaded fryer baskets increase cooking time – fill to their recommended capacity.
- Purchase insulated cooking equipment it retains more heat.
- Use recommended thermostat set points: Every degree of cooling increases energy use by 4 to 5%. Use a programmable thermostat.
- Turn exhaust hoods off when not needed.
- Make sure oven and refrigerator doors fit tightly and gaskets are in good condition. Replace damaged gaskets.