Replacing old cooking equipment such as refrigerators or ovens in your restaurant or business is an easy way to earn significant savings! Hawaii Energy offers instant rebates on many types of efficient models.
ENERGY STAR® Commercial Kitchen Equipment
Using ENERGY STAR® equipment in your restaurant will help you lower your operating costs, and we offer cash rebates for a variety of kitchen appliances. Use the worksheets below to calculate your potential rebate amounts, and choose one of two ways to receive your rebate:
INSTANT REBATE: A no-paperwork option! Buy your ENERGY STAR® Commercial Kitchen Equipment* from one of our approved distributors and receive an instant rebate at the point of purchase, eliminating paper applications and the need to wait for a rebate check.
Find a Participating Commercial Kitchen Equipment Distributor
*Applies only to products on Hawaii Energy’s standard (prescriptive) incentive list.
Want to join our network of participating distributors? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PAPER APPLICATION: If you don’t purchase your equipment from an approved distributor (or you purchased online), you’ll need to fill out our rebate application and submit it to us.
Restaurant Equipment Worksheets:
Item Standard Worksheet Combination Oven $500 - $2,400 Download Commercial Fryer $250 Download Commercial Ice Machine $100 - $325 Download Convection Oven $275 - $350 Download Dishwasher $200-$2,000 Download Electric Griddle $150 per linear foot Download Hot Food Holding Cabinet $125 - $800 Download Low-Flow Spray Nozzle $50 Download Reach-In Freezer (solid or glass door) $100 - $300 Download Reach-In Refrigerator (solid or glass door) $100 - $200 Download Steam Cooker $750 Download
Please note that each appliance may need to meet specific guidelines to qualify for incentives. See our Restaurant Rebate Summary Sheet for more details.
Kitchen Demand Ventilation Control
Kitchen ventilation exhaust hoods with demand controls on the ventilation motors use temperature and/or smoke sensing to adjust ventilation rates. This saves energy comparing with the traditional 100% on/off kitchen ventilation system, and you can get a $700 per horsepower incentive.