Energy Savings & Conservation

Restaurants

  • 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.