Put energy efficiency on the menu

The future of energy management for restaurants

Reduce your energy usage and improve the customer experience with no upfront costs.

Talk to an expert in restaurant energy efficiency

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Man in a Dunkin' Donuts.

Efficiency for Franchise Owners

You run your restaurants. We’ll handle energy management.

“My experiences with Budderfly have been outstanding. From the super simple contract to the minute they started inspecting stores… everything about it has been top-notch professionalism from day one.”

Sean-Paul Ferrera
Franchise OwnerDunkin’ Donuts
Lee Rathbun

ESG Success for Corporations

Improve operations across the country.

“Budderfly’s investments in our business has given our restaurants the benefit of having brand new, state-of-the-art, top-of-the-line equipment and allowed us to reduce our energy footprint and be more energy efficient. Which is very important to us as a brand.”

Lee Rathbun
Director of FacilitiesRestaurant Growth Services

A win-win for everyone

Energy as a service: We invest, you benefit

Daily operations of a restaurant demand energy efficiency, but investing in upgrades is a constant challenge. With our model, it doesn’t have to be.

We handle everything, meaning we provide:

  • Money for capital expenditure
  • Cutting edge technology
  • Fully-managed preventative maintenance program
  • 24/7 energy monitoring of refrigerators, HVAC, and more
  • Comprehensive warranty
  • Time and manpower needed to make your restaurant more efficient
  • Customer portal access for energy savings data

We don’t sell you anything. We partner with you. We bear all the risk and deliver you outcomes.

See how the Budderfly model is designed for you

What do you get out of it?

You’re preparing your facilities for the future. With Budderfly, you get upgraded facilities, new infrastructure, and a path toward net-zero emissions. All without writing a check. What does this mean?


Long-term growth without spend

We’re not a vendor. We’re not selling you anything. We make money when your restaurants become more efficient. So we’re here for the long-term, monetizing energy waste and continually investing in your operations. Our constant innovations lead to continually improved operations and consistent reduction in waste.

We’re invested in you. We’re invested in your success.

See how our innovations work for you

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36K kWh

Monthly Energy Use Reduction

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Improvement in operations

You’ll get new HVAC units with the highest energy efficiency rating, leading to improved air quality. You can get better lighting, enhancing the appearance of your restaurant. You get more operational control in the front and back, and you reduce waste and spoilage.

And you get this energy saving, cutting-edge equipment with no upfront cost, risk, or disruption.

See the equipment you’ll be getting in your restaurants

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Let’s talk about lowering energy costs and reducing waste

Whether your goal is to reduce expenditure, save money to open more franchises, or to meet ESG goals across an operation, we’re your partner. We work with your needs, and scale wherever you want to go, and make energy management for restaurants achievable.

Our only metric is reducing your waste. Let’s work together.

Talk to an energy efficiency expert about your business goals