This test was performed on a restaurant franchise chain of 5 stores. THE POWERHOUSE 208/240 was installed on 1 of the stores and the other 4 were used as control subjects. As the stores monthly volume increases, the electric bills increased as well. As we can see the store front with THE POWERHOUSE installed consistently ran under normal ratio of electric bill to sales volume. These stores are within a 60 mile radius of each other which removes the weather variable on the stores electricity consumption. THE POWERHOUSE is greatly decreasing the electric bills of this customer not to mention the other benefits of the Powerhouse.
3 Separate 14 day tests @ KFC --- (7 days on / 7 days off)
5 Store Chain - Sales vs Elcectric Bill --- August 2010
5 Store Chain - Sales vs Elcectric Bill --- September 2010
Champion Car Wash
This graph shows the savings at two car wash facilities. Site one's electric bill was averaging 6.06% of gross sales and site two was averaging 5.48% of gross sales. After THE POWERHOUSE was installed site one saw a 34% savings in electricity and site two saw a 48% savings.
New Hope Church
The customer's rate charge was $0.09395 kWh for October through December 2010 and January 2011. During the same corresponding months a year later the customers rate charge was reduced by the utility to $0.0731 kWh. To show the savings we will compare the kWh from 2010 to 2011.
Demand charge is veryimportant as it reflects the Power Factor charge. No matter what you pay in kilowatt dollar rate, this is a direct correlation to the kilowatts consumed. Since the Black Hawk Power Saver improves the Power Factor number there is a direct reduction in the demand power charges.
General Electric (GE)
The following tests were conducted by General Electric (GE).
During a GE conducted study at a KFC franchise, with THE POWERHOUSE Unit turned on for a period of 1 hour a 2.64 percent decrease in Apparent Power was realized.
At the same KFC franchise, with THE POWERHOUSE Unit turned on for a period of 1 hour a decrease of 2.78 percent in total current used was realized.