Starbucks Leads the Way with Company Wide Energy Efficiency Retrofits and Investments in LED

Starbucks has been actively pursuing energy efficiency and conservation for years. A visit to their Energy Conservation website at http://www.starbucks.com/ responsibility/environment/energy describes Starbucks’ commitment to conserving energy and activities they have undertaken to reduce energy use in their stores.

Excellent lighting is important in retail sales; while operating cost reduction is always welcome, it is not always the primary driver in selecting lamps. As early adopters of more efficient lighting. Starbucks has occasionally experienced less than stellar performance of early versions of these products, and have continuously upgraded products as technology improves. . Overall, the energy-savings benefits of lighting upgrades have been significant, encouraging Starbucks to commit to these efficient lighting sources and continue adopting new products.

Read the full report:   https://www.bpa.gov/EE/Utility/marketing/casestudies/starbucks_casestudy.pdf

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