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No-Cost Sanitation Tips

No Cost Sanitation Tips

No-Cost Sanitation Tips

Making your operation more energy efficient is one the best ways to save money. Many energy efficiency goals mean making an investment new equipment, ventilation, hooding and/or lighting. But...there a quite a few simple, low (or no) cost changes you can make that will set you on the path to energy efficiency without taking a bite out of your checkbook.  

This is part one of a four part series of blogs that will offer you money saving tips on sanitation, food safety, refrigeration and lighting. 

Here we go:

Did you know that one leaky faucet can waste up to 2000 gallons of water per year? 2000 gallons of water per year will send your cost savings...well...down the drain.

Here a few tips you can use to save energy and reduce the size of your water bill:

  • Reduce hot water use in the kitchen and for facility cleaning.
  • Heat dishwasher only to the temperature required. The standard temperatures are: 140º F for washing, 160º F for power rinse, 180º F for final rinse.
  • Remove scale and lime buildup from heat exchanger surfaces, pipes and reservoir. 
  • Check insulation on hot water tanks and pipes.
  • Make sure your dishwasher is fully loaded to get the most value from used water, detergent and energy required to heat the water.
  • Turn off tank heaters and hot water recirculation pumps when the facility is closed.

Looking for more ideas on how to make your restaurant more energy efficient? Stay tuned to www.boelter.com, or call your Boelter Representative today.