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.


Instant Rebate Program for ENERGY STAR® Commercial Kitchen Equipment

We’re making it easy to start saving right at the point of purchase! 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.

*Applies only to products on Hawaii Energy’s standard (prescriptive) incentive list. See our Restaurant Rebate Summary Sheet for more details.

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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


ENERGY STAR® Commercial Kitchen Equipment

Using ENERGY STAR® equipment in your restaurant will help you lower your operating costs. Hawaii Energy offers cash incentives for a variety of kitchen appliances. Use the worksheets below to calculate your potential incentive amounts.

Please note that each appliance may need to meet specific guidelines to qualify for incentives. For full details, view our Restaurant Rebate Summary sheet.

Rebate Application Restaurant Rebate Summary Sheet


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