Ecova manages energy cost and consumption for nearly 70 leading quick serve and casual dining brands with portfolios totaling more than 15,000 sites. Restaurant businesses are intensive energy consumers, spending around 75 percent of their utility budgets on electricity alone. Despite electricity costs that are forecast to rise 8 percent through 2025, Ecova clients consistently achieve an average 12 percent year-over-year reduction in kWh per square foot.
Ecova's Utility Expense & Data Management solutions help multi-site restaurant chains aggregate utility bill processing and analysis, manage site-level utility services, and simplify budget and accruals development and justification. Whether across a few dozen sites or several thousand, Utility Expense & Data Management reduces your costs, improves your on-time payments, and manages your risk.Learn More
Ecova data shows that demand charges can account for up to 50 percent of electricity costs in quick serve and casual dining environments. Facility Optimization solutions from Ecova leverage data from over 58,000 sites in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager each month. That data provides complete visibility into the source of demand costs, enabling our restaurant clients to make fact-based decisions about where and how to save.Learn More
Disposal of restaurant waste—from food packaging to organic refuse—can be a costly endeavor. Ecova helps restaurants control the cost and environmental impact associated with their waste streams by organizing waste audits, managing vendors, creating visibility into enterprise-wide waste costs, and responding to stakeholder demands for mitigation of environmental impact.Learn More
Shari's approach to strategic energy management demonstrates their commitment to the communities they serve, positioning them to achieve a 20% reduction in energy consumption by 2025.Read Case Study
Arby's identified over $5.5 million in potential annual savings for their energy program, adding bottom-line success to the process.Read Case Study