In Today's f/s Kitchens: How to Monitor Energy
- Are energy costs still a significant expense? Fitzgerald, Patrick // Chain Store Age;Feb97, Vol. 73 Issue 2, p142
Outlines some of the new and traditional methods used in retail industry to keep a rein on energy costs. Impact of microprocessor electronics; Evolution toward various types of electronic valves in the refrigeration and heating, ventilation and air conditioning realm; Search for other options.
- Commitment Accounting helps close gap between 'budget' and 'actual'. Durning, John; Swanekamp, Robert // Power;Sep/Oct2001, Vol. 145 Issue 5, p65
Discusses the application of commitment accounting concepts in cost control mechanisms of power-producers. Difficulties in implementing commitment accounting systems; Key elements of commitment information programs.
- FM as Teacher. Monroe, Linda // Buildings;Feb99, Vol. 93 Issue 2, p10
Focuses on a survey which shows that corporate executives are unaware of opportunities to significantly reduce operating costs by installing energy-efficient electrical equipment. Explanations from Energy Cost Savings Council Chairman Jack Briody; Estimate on United States companies that are...
- Up on the roof, and utility bills in Sacramento. Wenner, Gretchen // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;4/23/2001, Issue 322763, p6
Focuses on the efforts of reducing electricity costs in California. Popularity of CoolRoof in saving airconditioning costs; Incentives offered by the Cool Savings Plan; Approval of the bill by the Senate energy Committee.
- Contract corner. Dee, John // Nation's Restaurant News;4/1/96, Vol. 30 Issue 13, p23
Comments on the trend in food service on the increased emphasis on controlling costs. Necessity for contractors of taking a profit-and-loss mentality.
- The heat is on. Saccomano, Ann // Traffic World;07/13/98, Vol. 255 Issue 2, p48
Focuses on the challenges faced by the food service industry in the United States. Percentage margins of cost pressure in the food business; Changes in the supply-chain management in the food industry.
- NEW LOOK, KEENER FOCUS. Anderson, William D. // FoodService Director;6/15/2015, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p06
An introduction is presented in which the author discusses various reports within the issue on topics including food service management, the cost cutting strategies that can be implemented by the food service industry and the industry contributions of food service directors.
- The $ & ... of foodcourts. // FoodService Director;09/15/98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p164
Reports on the emergence of the multi-brand foodcourt across a wide band of food service markets to control costs and utilize labor. Factors that favor a consolidated foodcourt; Location issues; Cost of development; Space equation; System developed at consolidated foodcourts; Management of...
- How prison operators are cutting costs. // FoodService Director;10/15/97, Vol. 10 Issue 10, p82
Looks at the cost control measure introduced on food service providers for the prison system in the United States. Reference to the role of the American Correctional F/S Association; Impact of shipping costs on overall service costs.