This recent success story demonstrates an important and growing trend in grocery store management — better managing energy costs. More specifically, reducing electricity waste. IGA Schaefer‘s Food Mart in Crandon Wisconsin implemented an energy management solution that’s reduced their electricity costs by 19 percent over a one year period. That’s significant for this 28,000 square foot operation.
Energy costs account for a significant portion of a grocery store’s operating budget — up to 15%. And, in a ~30,000 square foot store, refrigeration and lighting represent about 65% of total electricity use.
READ MORE for greater insight to Schaefer‘s Food Mart’s impressive reduction in electricity costs and CO2 emissions. For an even closer look at how their installed components cut costs by reducing wasteful usage, decreasing CO2 emissions and diverting electrical surges, you’ll want to contact us.