Food & Beverage

Drawing Energy from Wastewater

Carl Weinschenk

Cambrian Innovation promises a triple win: Clean water, free electricity and reduced carbon emissions.


Preventive Maintenance is a Big Money Maker

Carl Weinschenk

An energy manager could have coined the sayings “a penny saved is a penny earned” and “cleanliness is next to godliness.”


Condenser Coil Maintenance Pays Off

Carl Weinschenk

Not keeping condenser coils clean wastes money and leads to breakdowns.


Reducing Freezer Glass Condensation

Carl Weinschenk

The challenge of reducing fog in grocery store freezers may not sound like a big deal. But the money that can be saved by doing so does.


New Seasons Tabs Ecova for Energy, Sustainability Management

Carl Weinschenk

New Seasons Market has chosen Ecova to provide energy and sustainability services at its 18 locations in the Portland, OR area. The press release says that Evoca will provide the chain with utility expense management, telecom expense management, waste expense management and Energy Star reporting services. Ecova says that the use of the technology will   …Continue Reading


Commercial Refrigeration Benefits from Efficiency and Environmental Efforts

Carl Weinschenk

Keeping food cool or frozen in a display case is a woefully inefficient process. There are ways to make it a bit less wasteful, however.


Shopping for Energy Efficiency

Carl Weinschenk

Grocery stores use a lot of energy – which means that they offer unique opportunities to cut use.


Arby’s Reports on Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives

Carl Weinschenk

Arby’s restaurants has released the first report highlighting progress in its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.


Cooltech Introduces Magnetic Cooling System

Carl Weinschenk

Cooltech has introduced its first commercial magnetic cooling system.


Energy Efficiency is Gaining a Seat at the Corporate Table

Carl Weinschenk

The benefits of energy efficiency – and the software that increases effectiveness of such efforts — are obvious. That’s why it seems strange that getting organizations to adopt even simple measures is a struggle.