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7 Energy Saving Tips for Restaurants

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Posted August 28, 2015 | By Direct Energy Business

Surprisingly, restaurants use about 2.5 times more energy per square foot than any other type of commercial building. 

By making some small repairs, switches, and behavioral changes, restaurants can begin to conserve resources and boost their bottom line. 

Here are seven energy saving tips for restaurants. 


An Introduction to Time-of-Use Energy Products

Posted December 19, 2014 | By Stephen Girard

You may have heard of Time-of-Use energy products. But, what exactly is a Time-of- Use (TOU) program? TOU programs are intended to encourage residential and small commercial customers to reduce electricity usage during certain hours when demand for electricity is high - the higher the demand, the higher the cost. When used effectively, these programs allow customers to shift their usage to periods when the demand is lower and less expensive. 


Defining Important Frequently Misunderstood Energy Terms: Part 1

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Posted December 23, 2013 | By Chris Dubay

Buying electricity is complex enough without having to learn a new language. Unfortunately, industry terms and TLAs (three-lettered acronyms) are part of almost every conversation. I thought I would take a crack at explaining a few that are important and frequently misunderstood.


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