Energywise LED Lighting Improves Tennessee Burger King Facelift

Ten-year operational cost savings projected to exceed $180,000

Client: Magic Restaurants (a Franchisee of Burger King)
Project Name: Burger King Store #11088
Location: Lewisburg, Tennessee
Building Details: Approximately 2,500 sq. ft. Quick Serve Restaurant Building
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EnergyWise LED Lighting Savings Analysis

To combat the rising costs of electricity and minimize the headaches associated with frequent bulb and fixture replacements, Magic Restaurants made the decision to implement energy efficient EnergyWise LED lighting in an existing Burger King Restaurant scheduled for a 2020 remodel. The 10-year savings projections on electric and maintenance costs for the project are in excess of $180,000.

EnergyWise LED Lighting - BK11088 Savings Chart
Burger King #11088 Savings Chart

After speaking with several other Burger King Franchisees who had successfully made the transition to incorporate EnergyWise LED lighting, Magic Restaurants owners Constantine Vrailas and George Vrailas decided to make the conversion. Burger King Store #11088  presented a wonderful opportunity to update old T12 fluorescent fixtures on the interior of the restaurant, and many high-wattage fixtures on the building and in the parking lot. Many of these sold fixtures required regular maintenance and attention that impacted operations and finances.

EnergyWise Helps Procure Utility Rebates

To make the transition easier, EnergyWise provided its Utility Rebate Procurement Services to secure a commitment from TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) for a rebate under its Energy Right Solutions Program. This incentive rebate is expected to pay for approximately 60% of the cost of the EnergyWise LED lighting products installed in the restaurant.

Burger King Store #11088 is now the most energy efficient of Magic Restaurant’s stores, and one of the most energy efficient quick service restaurants in the U.S. While incorporating energy efficiency measures into the new Burger King helps Magic Restaurants reach its’ financial savings goals, it also helps to further emphasize their vision for sustainability.

Energy Efficient EnergyWise LED Lighting Products Incorporated

Interior LED Lighting

  • Standard Fluorescent 2×4 Recessed Fixtures With 34W Fluorescent Tubes Retrofitted with 18W EnergyWise LED Tubes
  • Hanging Pendant Fixtures With 65W Incandescent Bulbs had 6W EnergyWise LED  Bulbs Installed

Exterior LED Lighting

  • Metal Halide 1000W Fixtures Were Replaced by 245W EnergyWise LED Area Lights
  • Metal Halide 150W Wall Pack Fixture was Replaced by a 35W EnergyWise LED Wall Pack
  • Metal Halide 150W Soffit Fixtures were Replaced by a 36W EnergyWise LED Soffit/Canopy Lights

The EnergyWise LED lighting will achieve greater than 70% electric savings over the standard fixtures and bulbs that were originally specified in the plans. The interior and exterior of the store will enjoy much better lighting, providing an inviting and secure environment for Burger Kings’ Lewisburg, Tennessee patrons to visit and enjoy a Whopper and fries.

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