Restaurants reap rebates, lower utility costs for purchasing energy-efficient kitchen equipment

Restaurants reap rebates, lower utility costs for purchasing energy-efficient kitchen equipment

Rick Van Beveren, owner-operator of Reedville Café in Hillsboro, Ore., had “mixed motives” for installing new energy-efficient gas fryers in his family-owned casual restaurant.

“I don’t know if we’re the greenest restaurant around, but we’re above average,” said Van Beveren, who said he pocketed a $1,800 rebate check from Energy Trust of Oregon after purchasing three new Frymaster commercial gas fryers a year Ago at a cost of approximately $15,000. He reported that his monthly utility

Register to view the full article

Register to view this article

Already a member? .

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish