Less Is More

Weber, Austin
June 2009
Assembly;Jun2009, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p30
The article focuses on the emergence of energy-efficient food service equipment in the U.S. MF&B Restaurant Systems Inc. has introduced a gas-powered oven that it says costs 20 cents less an hour. The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched the Energy Star standardization for low-energy and water-efficient electric appliances. Manufacturers are using commutated motors in refrigerators and new gas burners to reduce energy consumption.


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