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Partner Profile, Energy Data
Partner: Whole Foods Market
Sector: Commercial


Showcase Project
Partner: Starbucks Coffee Company
Sector: Commercial

The Augusta plant will be Starbucks’ fifth manufacturing facility in the United States. Starbucks is installing high efficiency technologies throughout the plant.

Showcase Project
Partner: Whole Foods Market
Sector: Commercial

Whole Foods installed a Gray/storm water recycling system, a 157-kW combined heat and power (CHP) plant, a 324-kW solar canopy array, and 19 self-generating wind/solar powered parking lot lights at this Brooklyn, NY store.

Partner Profile, Energy Data
Partner: Starbucks Coffee Company
Sector: Commercial


Implementation Model
Partner: Whole Foods Market
Sector: Commercial

Whole Foods worked with a regional utility provider to customize energy efficiency incentives for the grocery sector and signed an agreement to receive incentive funds based on actual energy reductions.

Partner Profile, Energy Data
Partner: CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.
Sector: Commercial


2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: The Tower Companies
Sector: Commercial, Industrial, Multifamily

Energy management information systems (EMISs) are powerful; organizations that have implemented them have reported savings of up to 20% due to better energy performance and operations. However, finding the right EMIS for your organization can be difficult, and securing funding can be even harder. In this presentation, hear from organizations on how they funded their EMISs and learn about options and resources available for yours.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.
Sector: Commercial, Utility

Is your organization taking advantage of the millions of dollars utilities make available through energy efficiency programs every year? E Source provides an overview of trends in utility incentive programs, then Better Buildings partners describe their successful collaborations with utilities to make use of existing incentives and design custom incentives tailored to their buildings’ energy uses.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial

Refrigeration often accounts for over half of the energy consumption in supermarkets, grocery stores, and convenience stores. Learn how the Better Buildings Alliance is helping members reduce refrigeration energy consumption.

2015 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial

Restaurants use more energy per square foot than any other commercial building. Learn how DOE and Partners are helping pave the way for energy savings in the commercial food service sector. 

Showcase Project
Sector: Commercial

Arby's 1751 Howell Mill Road is a 3,200 square foot restaurant located in Atlanta, Georgia and is a flagship location demonstrating Arby's newest design and energy saving measures.

Other: Report
Sector: Commercial

This report provides guidance on Demand Control Kitchen Ventilation (DCKV) systems in commercial food service facilities.

2014 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial

Learn about the Refrigeration team's current initiatives, future activities, and resource development and deployment from day 1 of the Summit. 

2014 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: Yum! Brands
Sector: Commercial

Join the Better Buildings Alliance Technology Team leaders for food service during this session to learn about their current initiatives, participate in the planning of future activities, and play a part in Better Buildings Alliance resource development and deployment.  

2014 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial
2014 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial

Learn about the Refrigeration team's current initiatives, future activities, and resource development and deployment from day 2 of the 2014 Summit.

2014 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.
Sector: Commercial

Join the Better Buildings Alliance Technology Team leaders for food service during this session to learn about their current initiatives, participate in the planning of future activities, and play a part in Better Buildings Alliance resource development and deployment. 

Other: Case Study
Partner: Publix
Sector: Commercial

The U.S. Department of Energy developed the RTU Challenge to test high performance rooftop air- conditioning units versus standard units at two Publix store locstions, which resulted in anual energy and utility costs savings of 16,000 kWh and $1,600 respectively.

Other: Guidance
Sector: Commercial

DOE to developed this guidance document for use by the food service industry in understanding the basic issues involved in deployment of energy management systems (EMS) in their establishments.

Other: Case Study
Sector: Commercial

This case study discusses the motivation and implementation of Fresh & Easy’s case retrofit program which, since completion, has resulted in significant gas and electricity savings at multiple locations across the country.

Other: Guidance
Sector: Commercial

This playbook will help refrigeration designers evaluate multiple applications of refrigeration heat reclaim for supermarket energy conservation. It also includes guidance on operations, maintenance, and measurement/verification.

Other: Guidance
Sector: Commercial

This Natural Refrigeration Playbook provides guidance to refrigeration system design teams about selecting energy-efficient refrigeration systems that use natural, low-global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants.

Other: Guidance
Sector: Commercial

This Guide steps you through the commissioning process for each phase of your project, from design through construction, start-up, and first-year operation. 

Other: Case Study
Partner: Hannaford
Sector: Commercial

This case study documents one year of operating experience with a transcritical carbon dioxide (TC CO2) booster refrigeration system at Delhaize America’s Hannaford supermarket location in Turner, Maine.

Partner Profile, Energy Data
Partner: The Wendy's Company
Sector: Commercial


Partner Profile, Energy Data
Partner: Shari's Café & Pies
Sector: Commercial, Water Initiative

Shari’s Café & Pies is the largest full-service restaurant chain based in the Pacific Northwest.  Founded in 1978, Shari’s provides high quality, reasonably priced meals 24 hours a day in comfortable surroundings. 



Showcase Project
Partner: Shari's Café & Pies
Sector: Commercial

Shari’s energy team identified the Roseburg, OR restaurant as one of the top energy users in in the chain’s portfolio. A major remodeling was completed that brought 43% savings each in both energy and water.

Showcase Project
Partner: The Wendy's Company
Sector: Commercial

Wendy’s location #2142 in Westerville, Ohio completed LED upgrades and replacements of coolers and freezers to save 25% in energy use.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial

A sneak peak of cutting edge and emerging clean technologies that will increase energy efficiency in buildings and infrastructure, reduce emissions, and increase the deployment of clean and renewable electrons

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial

In this session, panelists described how display-case controllers can help lower costs for installation, start up, energy, and maintenance, all while improving food quality and safety. Learn whether display-case controllers are right for your food retail business.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial, Education, Industrial, Multifamily, Local Government, State Government, Data Centers, Financial Services, Utility

Speakers representing the public and private sectors discussed the importance of incorporating CHP into the planning process for critical facilities.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial

Participants discussed cutting-edge technologies for food service, and covered the Better Buildings Alliance's Demand Control Kitchen Ventilation Guide, EMIS for Food Service Guide, the Internet of Things, and Retro- and continuous-commissioning of restaurant HVAC and exhaust systems.  

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: ASHRAE: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Whole Foods Market
Sector: Commercial

Supermarkets are one of the most energy intensive commercial building types of any industry. Learn about best practices for designing new stores, maximizing efficiency in refrigeration and other building systems, and organizational approaches to saving energy.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Partner: HEI Hotels & Resorts, The Wendy's Company
Sector: Commercial

Many business models rely on a franchise model that can make energy projects challenging because of split-incentives. Panelists share the clever ways they have sweetened the deal for all parties to address this challenge.

2016 Better Buildings Summit, Presentation
Sector: Commercial

This presentation features brief updates on the Better Buildings program and sector activities. 

Video
Partner: Shari's Café & Pies
Sector: Commercial

Jodenne Scott speaks to equipment and behavioral changes for reductions.

Other: Guidance
Sector: Commercial

Easy-to-use guidance for achieving 50% energy savings in new grocery stores ranging in size from 25,000 to 65,000 ft2 with medium- and low-temperature refrigerated cases and walk-ins.

Toolkits
Sector: Commercial

This toolkit guides retailers through the process of retrofitting open refrigeration cases by adding transparent doors, which leads to savings on building HVAC and increases customer comfort levels.

Video
Sector: Commercial

Arby's Frank Inoa shares his energy efficiency pitch.

Toolkits
Sector: Commercial

This toolkit outlines successful strategies and resources for bridging the tenant-landlord divide through green leasing guidance, tenant improvement and build out best practices, and examples of successful communication with tenants regarding energy efficiency opportunities.

Implementation Model
Partner: Shari's Café & Pies
Sector: Commercial

Shari's Cafe and Pies developed custom trainings and tools to educate and engage staff at all levels of the organization in energy management practices, resulting in approximately $5.5 million saved over 7 years.

Other: Fact Sheet
Partner: Shari's Café & Pies
Sector: Commercial

This handout from Share's Cafe & Pies describes 10 easy behavioural changes that restaurant employees can make, and the impact of these changes on resource use and conservation.

Other: General
Partner: Shari's Café & Pies
Sector: Commercial
Other: General
Partner: Shari's Café & Pies
Sector: Commercial
Other: General
Partner: Shari's Café & Pies
Video
Partner: Shari's Café & Pies
Sector: Commercial
Showcase Project
Partner: The Wendy's Company
Sector: Commercial

LED and HVAC upgrades were implemented at the Wendy's in Mobile, Ala., which resulted in annual energy savings of 52%.

Implementation Model
Partner: Starbucks Coffee Company
Sector: Commercial

After completing a two-phase pilot project, Starbucks rolled out an energy management system (EMS) that enabled real-time visibility into store conditions and the ability to centrally adjust set points and schedules. This resulted in optimized space-conditioning and increased energy cost savings in over 5,600 company-operated stores.

Implementation Model
Partner: Whole Foods Market
Sector: Commercial

Whole Foods Market sought to rapidly expand rooftop solar on stores and distribution centers as part of its long standing commitment to sustainability. Drawing on lessons learned from ad hoc solar installations to align landlord and tenant interests, the company developed a portfolio approach to install rooftop solar on 25% of its stores and warehouses.

Implementation Model
Partner: The Wendy's Company
Sector: Commercial

The Wendy's Company provided franchisees with resources to support their energy reduction goals by focusing on eliminating barriers to collecting and analyzing energy data, and leveraging the data to capture energy savings opportunities.

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