Energy Assessments for Industrial Complexes

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This e-book discusses methods that businesses may employ to reduce energy costs related to managing industrial buildings through environmentally sustainable methods. There are several chapters ...
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Vending Machines

Pp. 45-47 (3)

Alexander Spivak, Ashok Kumar and Matthew Franchetti

Abstract

Vending machines usually are not economical to replace, unless the current device’s maintenance costs and downtime are high. However, when a decision to replace a machine is made, Energy Star® - rated machines should be considered. The location of the vending machine will also affect overall energy cost, but to a much smaller degree than sales profit.

Keywords:

Vending machines, vending machine replacement, vending machine maintenance, vending machine energy consumption, energy use, placing vending machine, vending machine operations, location of vending machine, profit of use of vending machines, vending machine’s P&L, why purchase vending machine, cost of vending machine, alternatives to vending machines, Energy Star, vending machine replacement decisions, vending machine lighting, reducing energy cost of existing vending machine, de-lighting vending machine, moving vending machine, where to plug vending machine, management of vending machine.

Affiliation:

College of Engineering The University of Toledo Toledo, OH 43606 USA