Starting From Scratch Helps Food Services That Seek Sustainability


In a new facility, though, sustainability can be designed in. According to The Coloradoan, Colorado State University’s new 700-seat, $16-million Ram’s Horn dining center has sensors in cooking areas that detect how much ventilation is needed at any given time, cutting back not only on the use of high-powered fans but also on the need to heat or cool fresh air being brought into the building to replace what the vents are sucking out. That alone, the newspaper reports, will save $64,000 a year.