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Commercial Kitchens –
Cooking Equipment

Useful Links

Technical specifications for ENERGY STAR qualified commercial cooking equipment

A division of Middleby Corporation, Pitco's product lines features a high-efficiency fryer. The Solstice Supreme High Efficiency Series provides customers up to a 30% savings as compared with other standard commercial fryers, according to Pitco product literature. provides information about commercial fryers including product components, purchasing tips, and pricing.

Enodis PLC produces CCE brands including Frymaster® and Jackson®. Enodis sponsors EnerLogic™, a program that helps CCE consumers identify energy-efficient and resource-conserving foodservice equipment.

Intek Manufacturing LLC publishes results of varies commercial steam cooker tests.

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources published a document highlighting water-efficient options for the typical commercial kitchen.

The Consortium for Energy Efficiency's (CEE) Commercial Kitchens Initiative seeks to provide clear, consistent and credible definitions for a set of high-performance commercial kitchen equipment.

The Food Service Technology Center (FSTC) provides information regarding commercial kitchen energy efficiency and develops test methods for evaluating commercial kitchen appliance performance.

The Middleby Corporation is a leading producer of commercial cooking equipment. Middleby brands include Southbend and Pitco.

The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) is a trade association representing manufacturers of foodservice equipment and supplies.

ENERGY STAR prescribes voluntary energy efficiency standards for commercial fryers, commercial hot food holding cabinets, and commercial steam cookers. The U.S. ENERGY STAR website provides useful information and a database of qualified models for each of these products.

ENERGY STAR in the U.S. is currently developing a new product specification for commercial dishwashers. ENERGY STAR in the U.S. was promoting specifications for pre-rinse spray valves; however, due to the U.S. Congress's passing of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPACT 2005), this action has been cancelled.