Energy Smart, LA Urban League Host Workshop To Increase Energy Efficiency In Local Restaurants

NEW ORLEANS – Restaurants use as much as five times more energy per square foot than any other commercial building – that according to the 2012 ENERGY STAR Guide for Restaurants.

         Energy Smart New Orleans, in partnership with the Urban League of Louisiana, invites the public to a training workshop designed to increase awareness about opportunities in hospitality that can help to reduce inefficiencies, increase customer satisfaction and increase a business’ bottom line.

         This free training event takes place on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Urban League of Louisiana, 4640 S. Carrollton Ave., Suite 110, from 8:30 a.m. -12 p.m.

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         Orleans Parish restaurant and hospitality business owners and managers as well as commercial contractors and commercial kitchen equipment distributors who serve Entergy New Orleans business customers are invited to participate in this training.

         Organizers said attendees will learn how to leverage financial incentives provided by the Energy Smart program to execute energy efficiency improvement projects that maintain the integrity of New Orleans customer design.

         The event’s agenda includes:

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• Eat and greet

• What is the Energy Smart New Orleans program?

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• Why participating in the Energy Smart program makes sense for New Orleans restaurants

• Common restaurant prescriptive, custom and lighting projects and available incentive amounts

• Customer and contractor focused break out sessions


         This training is offered at no cost to participants.

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