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Fisher-Nickel Inc. (Fishnick) can help utilities develop or streamline existing energy efficiency programs to effectively reach their commercial foodservice customers. The Fishnick team of experts offers a multitude of energy efficiency resources, support services, marketing approaches, robust data and analysis supported by 26 years as the leader in the commercial foodservice industry.
Maximize the impact of your foodservice programs:
· Seminars and education
· Customer service representative/dealer training
· Energy audits
· Design consultation and facility design review
· Work paper development
· Foodservice Incentive Program (FIP) development
· Online tool box



Fishnick is a professional services firm with deep expertise in commercial kitchen energy efficiency and appliance performance testing. We are a dedicated team of engineers, technicians, culinary arts experts, educators, and energy specialists who use our expertise to encourage the commercial foodservice industry to become more sustainable in their purchasing decisions and operations.

Our mission is to provide comprehensive, unbiased, reliable information about energy efficiency for cooking, ventilation, refrigeration, lighting, and water heating—enabling utilities and other stakeholders to conduct impactful and cost-effective energy efficiency measures and programs for the foodservice industry.
Providing Training and Tools
Successful energy efficiency programs for commercial foodservice achieve greater market transformation by placing a strong emphasis on education, outreach, and financial incentives.

Seminars and Education
Educational outreach and training with a focus on utility field representatives, restaurant operators and chefs, equipment dealers and manufacturer representatives

Customer Service Representative/Dealer Training
Targeted training for utility or manufacturer customer service reps and foodservice equipment dealers

Energy Audits
We can provide foodservice audit services or train energy auditors to identify and recommend best practice opportunities for saving energy and water

Design Consultation and Facility Design Review
Determine available energy efficient options for customer by reviewing equipment schedules and mechanical drawings

Work Paper Development
Development of engineering and energy cost support documents for customer directed energy efficiency measures

Foodservice Incentive Program (FIP) Development
We can help develop new programs and optimize existing foodservice incentive and rebate programs

Online Tool Box
Maximize the impact of your FIP by leveraging our virtual energy-efficiency tool box containing appliance life-cycle cost calculators, design guides, energy saving videos, appliance performance reports, real-world case studies and much more


Fishnick operates a fully instrumented ISO17025 accredited research facility dedicated to establishing comprehensive performance test methods for benchmarking equipment used in commercial kitchens. The lab opened in 1987 as a fuel-neutral scientific research facility and has become the industry leader in independent commercial appliance testing.
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FNI in the News:
California Energy Commission Approves $13 Million in Grants for Natural Gas Technologies and Advances in Biofuels
Read the Release Here: energy.ca.gov