USEPA Supermarket Toolkit

Building upon CBK’s experience in the food sales industry throughout the Northeast region, the Center was awarded a USEPA Region 2 grant for a Pollution Prevention project.  Under this program, CBK developed and deployed a web application offering no and low-cost strategies for improving energy efficiency and reducing pollution at supermarkets throughout the Northeast region. The online self-diagnostic and training tool will focuses methods that reduce energy use and reduce refrigerant leakage, a major contributor to the greenhouse gas effect. This project employs the power of web applications to serve specific market segments with pertinent information developed in consultation with industry representatives so as to make energy and resource efficiency their standard practice.