Save money while improving performance
Equip your kitchen for success! Natural gas appliances for hot water, heating and ventilation are appreciated by chefs as well as managers.
Chart comparing annual energy costs1 equivalent to 15,000 m3 (30% heating, 70% processes).
It’s clearly the most affordable option. And it’s a beautiful energy source! If I could, I’d do everything with natural gas. Unfortunately I haven’t yet figured out a way to make natural gas power a light bulb!
The most commonly used appliances in restaurants
Get more information on equipment that can make all the difference in your kitchen. You can focus on what matters to all restaurateurs: your customers.
Several restaurants have decided to choose natural gas as an energy source to reduce their energy costs and reinvest the money saved to improve their competitiveness.
Louis McNeil opened the first Cosmos restaurant over 20 years ago. This “modern tavern” in Sainte-Foy rapidly became one of the Québec City region’s iconic chains. When McNeil converted his four restaurants to natural gas, Énergir guided him through the process.
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Grants available for your restaurant
Take advantage of Énergir grants to convert your buildings to natural gas.
1. The rebates are applicable to businesses located on the Énergir gas network and equipped with central heating appliances, provided that they do not have a heat pump or dual-energy heating system. The amount of financial assistance is based on expected natural gas consumption, the type of appliance to be installed and the total amount of the investment. The 15% total corresponds to a potential customer who installs a natural gas warm-air furnace with a capacity of 10,000 m3. The rebates are subject to credit approval and eligibility for the natural gas Consumption Rebate Program and the Energy Efficiency Program. The terms and conditions of the program and the amounts of financial assistance are subject to change without notice. A five-year natural gas supply contract is required. Other conditions may apply. The financial assistance will only be paid once the natural gas appliance(s) is(are) installed. The eligibility criteria are listed in the Consumption Rebate Program guide approved by the Régie de l’énergie, a copy of which may be obtained on request.
2. The rebates are applicable to businesses located on the Énergir gas network and equipped with oil-fired central heating appliances, provided that they do not have a heat pump or dual-energy heating system and that the expected new natural gas appliance consumption is at least of 3,600m3 of natural gas. Other conditions may apply. The terms and conditions of the program and the amounts of financial assistance are subject to change without notice. To benefit from this grant, you must sign a contract with Énergir or an Énergir Natural Gas Certified Partner first.
1-2: The cost to switch to natural gas includes a basic connection charge of $300. An additional cost may apply if an extension to the natural gas network is needed, plus an additional contribution based on the expected consumption of natural gas.
3. According to the prices in effect from July 1, 2021 to August 31, 2022. Based on Énergir rates and those of Hydro-Québec approved by the Régie de l’énergie; takes into account base electric consumption and rack price of oil with 2% sulfur including, in particular, transport, distribution and CATS.