Lighting represents a significant opportunity for energy-efficiency improvements in casual dining restaurants because it represents a significant portion of the overall energy consumption of the average casual dining restaurant. Casual Dining restaurants work with tight profit lines, so any cost reduction creates a big impact on their bottom line.
While efficient lighting upgrades are often the opposite of a cost reduction: they often involve huge capital investments and very little return on investment. With FES, there is no downside. With zero capital investment, casual dining restaurants can enjoy the big rewards from energy efficient lighting: cash savings, positive impact on environment, better lighting levels and reduced maintenance.
The typical technology available in casual dining restaurants is a mix of Metal Halide and Fluorescent lighting. These technologies incur a great amount of lamp failures and maintenance requests. These keys issues can be solved by FES.
Average restaurant savings from lighting upgrade*: $4,997
Price of a small serving of french fries: $1.19
Assumed profit margin: 25%
Profit contribution from serving french fries: $0.30
* Based on data collected during survey of several sites installed by FES.
1. INEFFICIENT LIGHTING
The low lighting levels from the Before photo below come with an expensive energy bill price tag. Future Energy Solutions efficient lighting can generate significant savings to restaurants.
2. SENSE OF SECURITY
A dark parking lot in an unknown neighborhood can be a reason for concern for Customers. Induction Lighting can improve lighting levels which in turn can represent an improved sense of security to Customers. In addition, a brighter restaurant will catch drivers eyes and be visible from further away on the road.
3. COLOR DEPRECIATION
While color depreciation greatly afftects the lighting output in Metal Halide and HID fixtures, Future Energy Solutions fixtures have low depreciation curves and last approximately between 50,000 and 100,000 hours.
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Zero Capital Cost, Zero Maintenance, Absolute Savings.
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