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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Food Service Technology Center

Food Service Technology Center

The Food Service Technology Center (FSTC) is the industry leader in commercial kitchen energy efficiency and appliance performance testing. The FSTC, operated by Fisher-Nickel, Inc., has developed over 30 Standard Test Methods for evaluating commercial kitchen appliance performance. In addition to being a clearing house of information on equipment performance, the FSTC also has expertise in commercial kitchen ventilation and building energy efficiency, including lighting, glazing and HVAC. The FSTC web site provides tip sheets, technical reports, information on seminars, commercial kitchen ventilation design guides, and various tools including: an outdoor air load calculator; a pre-rinse spray valve calculator; and life-cycle and energy cost calculators for various appliances.


Fisher-Nickel, Inc.

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GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).


One East Hazelwood Drive; Champaign, IL; 61820; (800) 407-0261;