This guide is designed to help you identify ways to save energy and water in your restaurant, or other commercial or institutional kitchen, and boost your bottom line while helping to protect the environment.
EPA, through its ENERGY STAR® program, provides guidelines for superior energy management built on the best practices of leading organizations. The guidelines help you use energy more efficiently, take control of energy costs, and distinguish your organization as an environmental leader. Learn more at www.energystar.gov.
This study provides a detailed analysis of the benefits of using ENERGY STAR to achieve a high level of energy performance in commercial buildings. The benefits analyzed include significant direct financial savings from reduced energy use, persistent savings from improvements in energy performance, improved building occupancy, and higher building asset value.
Teaming Up to Save Energy is a “how-to” guide on building an energy management team. This 40-page booklet discusses the structure, launch, and maintenance of an energy team. Examples from ENERGY STAR partner organizations and a checklist are provided to illustrate practices and help with implementation. This guide complements EPA's Guidelines for Energy Management.