Savor the profits from energy efficiency! Your restaurant’s profit is typically only 3–9% of total revenue. Follow the ENERGY STAR cost-effective recommendations and your investment in energy efficiency can give you up to a 30% return. Furthermore, you may also receive other delightful surprises such as increased customer comfort, better lighting, more repeat business, and increased employee productivity.
The money you save on operating costs adds to what you get to keep, so saving 20% on energy operating costs can increase your profit as much as one-third.