Commercial Kitchen

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:

  1. 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
  2. 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.

    Rebate Application


    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.

Rebate Application   Worksheet