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FSTC In The Press - 2013 Archive

Food and Beverage Magazine
Pilot Project in Restaurant Delivers on Promise of Energy Savings
Food and Beverage Magazine
Don Fisher discusses a pilot project using a hybrid water heater and energy-efficient hot water system in an operational restaurant.
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Foodservice Equipment and Supplies
Energy Management Systems
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies, October 2013, pp. 76-78
Don Fisher discusses energy management systems and the growing number of restaurants looking into them.
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Foodservice Consultant
Wind of Change
Foodservice Consultant, Q4 2013, pp.54-56
Read about commercial kitchen ventilation design, efficiency aethetics, and performance. Demand controlled ventilation is also discussed.
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National Restaurant Association
NRA Taps Sustainibility Advisory Council
National Restaurant Association
The FSTC's Richard Young is announced as a member of the NRA's Conserve Sustainability Advisory Council.
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Foodservice Consultant
Ice Age 2
Foodservice Equipment Reports, August 2013, pp. 18-24
Don Fisher talks load shifting in this article that covers ENERGY STAR® specifications and the latest in technologies for Ice Machines.
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Foodservice Consultant
Bright Ideas: Sustainability Tips From Industry Experts
Conserve - National Restaurant Association
David Zabrowski discusses energy efficient equipment, ENERGY STAR®, and how equipment maintenance factors into sustainability.
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Foodservice Consultant
Sustainability Efforts at Retail
The Specialty Coffee Chronicle
Richard Young talks about the SCAA Green Guide, and energy efficiency as it relates to Cafe owners.
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Foodservice Equipment Reports
Shanghai’s HOTELEX Enhances Program Offerings
Foodservice Equipment Reports, July 2013
Robin Ashton gives a great summary of Hotelex '13 and references Don Fisher's presentation on designing and operating an energy-efficient restaurant.
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Foodservice Consultant
The Brains of the Operation
Foodservice Consultant, Volume 2 2013, pp. 56-58
Richard Young discusses Energy Management Systems, the NAFEM Data Protocol and Return on Investment (ROI) for energy efficient equipment.
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Foodservice Consultant
Refrigeration Gets Cool
Foodservice Consultant, Volume 2 2013, pp. 60-62, 64-65
David Zabrowski explains how proper maintenance is the best strategy for controlling refrigeration costs.
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Foodservice Equipment Reports
Deep-Green Makeover: The Next Course
Foodservice Equipment Reports, May 2013
Don Fisher discusses the green kitchen choices made during the cutting-edge renovation at Listel Hotel’s flagship restaurant in Vancouver, B.C.
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Foodservice Equipment Reports
Cutting Ventilation Energy
Foodservice Equipment Reports, April 2013
Brian Ward discusses Demand Control Ventilation and references the ASHRAE article Future of DCV For Commercial Kitchens, authored by Don Fisher, Rich Swierczyna and Angelo Karas.
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FES Magazine
Equipment Maintenance Tips to Promote Energy Efficiency
Foodservice Equipment & Supplies, April 2013, pp. 66, 68
Richard Young discussed planned maintenance (PM) and its role in maintaining performance and effciency, especially in refrigeration equipment.
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FES Magazine
Panel Takes on Energy Conservation and Sustainability
Foodservice Equipment and Supplies, March 2013
David Zabrowski participates in a moderated panel discussion addressing energy conservation and sustainability issues in the foodservice industry.
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Foodservice Equipment Reports
The Great High-Efficiency Fryer Challenge
Foodservice Equipment Reports, March 2013
Brian Ward gives a great synopsis of the High-Efficiency Fryer Challenge held at both the FSTC in San Ramon, CA and SoCal Gas in Downey, CA.
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The Facilitator
It's Not Easy Being Green: Foraging for a Better Future
The Facilitator, February/March 2013
Don Fisher talks about the adobtion of energy efficient technologies and discusses The Next Course efficient and sustainable restaurant renovation.
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The Facilitator
Sustainability: Now and Forever
The Facilitator, February/March 2013
Richard Young shares six basic energy efficiency practices that should be standard in every foodservice operation.
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Foodservice Equipment Reports
The Challenge of High Efficiency
Foodservice Equipment Reports, February 2013
David Zabrowski talks about high-efficiency fryers and strategies for overcoming the low adoption rate of energy efficient appliances.
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ASHRAE Journal
Future of DCV for Commercial Kitchens
ASHRAE Journal, February 2013
This article features an in-depth discussion of Demand-Controlled Ventilation systems, including design considerations and performance data.
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Foodservice Consultant
Star Billing
Foodservice Consultant, January/February 2013
David Zabrowski talks about various commercial kitchen appliances and the challenges when testing them for ENERGY STAR® Certification.
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