Taranta Blog

Installed 3 Ecobee Wifi Internet Controllable Thermostats

The new Ecobee thermostat allow us to remote control temperature in our restaurant, avoiding waste of energy during times that we do not need AC/Heat.…

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WES-1000 Sloan Waterfree Urinal Installed

We have installed a waterless urinal in the mens bathroom, the Urinal reduce water and sewer costs, maintenance and repair bills, and create more hygienic, odor-free restrooms.…

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Chef Jose Duarte featured as a case study for Kraft Foodservice Business Solutions

Kraft Foodservice, Business Soultions features Taranta and some of the EcoFriendly changes.¬† Click here to view the page…

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Sloan Dual Flush Flushometer – Bathroom install

We have just installed 2¬† water conserving fixtures in the ladies restroom to help save water. By installing these new water saving devices we are continuing our Eco Friendly efforts.…

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Installed 3 Bricor BO64 PRV 0.64 gpm @ 60 psi

As technology advances we see the need of continuing our efforts to conserve water. We have recently changed our pre rinse valves from a 2.65 gpm, to a T & S Brass of 1.24 gpm, we made an entry in our blog about the potential savings with that valve.…

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Gourmet Adventure Peru 2009, with an Eco-Friendly aspect

March 21 to March 28, Chef Jose Duarte will be joining a group of travelers heading to Peru. The trip is organized by Gourmet Consulting Group and it will be the first exclusive high end Gourmet Adventure with an Eco-Friendly set.…

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Lamp Tracker VaporLok Compact Recycling Container

коли под наемave ordered the Lamp Tracker VaporLok Compact Recycling Container from Waste Management specially designed to recycle our CFL nad flourescent lamps, as you probably know those convenient little energy savers contain mercury and need to be properly disposed.…

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Tankless Takagi Water heaters

We are so happy to have completed a long sizing, testing and installation process of our Tankless water heaters. Back in January our 100 Gal AO Smith Tank water heater broke, no guarantee, and it was installed 3 1/2 years ago.…

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Compost and Recycling, Quantification of changes

Amount of glass, metal and plastic recycled from Sept 07 to March 21 08= 22,300 lbs. Amount of Cardboard recycled from Sept 07 to March 08= 3,710 lbs Amount of Food Waste (Compost) from Nov 2007 to March 21 08= 12,400 lbs Amount of Non Recyclable, non compost material “Garbage” from Sep 07 to March 21 08= 390 lbs Before implementing our composting and recycling all was going to a landfill, now we have reduced our garbage production to 1.01% and we are hoping to continue reduction by using biodegradable PLA cling wrap as soon as it comes to the market, right now we are using normal plastic wrap and it is what is filling most of our garbage as it is very difficult to recycle.…

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Kill A Watt, Electricity Usage Monitor

Received our Kill A Watt from the Alternative Energy Store www.altenergystore.com to figure out electrical consumption¬† of our rechargeable votive candles to determine solar panel size.…

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