Reduce energy costs with this turnkey kitchen upgrade

In a typical commercial kitchen, exhaust fans run at constant speeds—even when cooking isn’t taking place. This can result in over-ventilation, wasted energy, unnecessary fan wear-and-tear and a noisy environment.

By installing high-efficiency demand control kitchen ventilation (DCKV), you’ll reduce energy costs immediately.

Why upgrade?

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    Use up to 60 percent less fan energy.

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    Reduce heating and cooling loads.

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    Minimize odours in the dining room and kitchen.

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    Enhance staff comfort.

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    Enjoy a quieter dining room.

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    Lower your carbon footprint.

Which buildings can benefit?

Hotels and motels
Long-term care facilities

What you need to know about DCKV systems

Ventilation is the single biggest energy user in commercial kitchens—a big opportunity to save.

DCKV uses advanced sensors and variable-frequency drives to detect temperature levels, vapour and smoke, adjusting the airflow to respond to real-time energy needs. This reduces energy use and saves money.

Here’s how much past participants are saving today

Kitchen ventilation systems were running constantly at these restaurants—at least 15 hours a day, 365 days a year. By installing DCKV, they reduced energy use and improved comfort for staff and customers.

Scaddabush Italian Kitchen & Bar, Vaughan

$10,000* annual energy savings

“After seeing the projected savings, payback and ROI for installing the highly efficient DCKV technology, we couldn’t afford not to upgrade.”

Grey Sisson
Vice Chairman, Service Inspired Restaurants (SIR Corp.)

M.T. Bellies Tap & Grill, Welland

9 percent* annual energy savings

“Without incentives, we wouldn’t have made the upgrades. Not only did Enbridge Gas provide financial support, the whole participation process could not have been easier.”

John Clark

Why work with us? Free expert help, at every step

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We’ll help you identify energy-efficiency opportunities.
See a detailed calculation of potential savings with incentives.
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Incentives for DCKV

Our Energy Solutions Advisors can help you take advantage of incentives through the following program:

Fixed Incentive Program

Per-unit incentives make it quick and easy to offset the cost of installing a DCKV system.

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Incentives for business partners

Are you a distributor or service provider? Get rewarded to help commercial customers, industrial customers and affordable housing providers upgrade to high-efficiency equipment, and connect with Energy Solutions Advisors who can help you close sales.

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