Energy Smart Tips for Restaurants - Smart Energy Decisions

Commercial, Demand Management, Energy Efficiency, Power Prices  -  May 1, 2011

Energy Smart Tips for Restaurants

In the United States, restaurants spend an average of $3.77 per square foot on electricity and $1.57 per square foot on natural gas annually. As gas and electricity costs rise, energy efficiency becomes increasingly necessary for the restaurant industry.

Typically, 3-5% of a restaurant's total operating costs are spent on energy. Since a restaurant's profit margin is relatively small (3-9% of total revenue), slight changes in energy use can result in a large increase in profits. Reducing energy costs by 20% is an achievable goal and contributes to the business' profit without compromising service, quality, style, or comfort.

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