Restaurant energy solutions —

Bring Savings to Your Energy Budget

The world of energy is changing rapidly, and it is important to have an energy provider to help you navigate forward with cost-effective energy solutions that deliver value for your restaurant.

Since 2014, our team has partnered with thousands of business owners to maximize their budget with a customized approach to their natural gas. As an approved supplier with many utilities in the Midwest and Rockies, we offer four natural gas programs that deliver savings and budget certainty.

Now, we’re taking this customized approach to help manage your electricity. We’ve teamed up with GridPoint to provide a cost-effective energy management solution, ConnectedControl. This holistic approach to managing your energy will save you time, money, and hassle.

Our energy solutions for restaurants help you
    • Cut energy consumption by up to 15 percent
    • Provide remote monitoring and control
    • Diagnose issues remotely to avoid unnecessary maintenance and repairs
    • Prevent inventory loss
    • Protect your budget from natural gas price spikes

All this without upfront costs

How can WoodRiver help with your energy needs? ​

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR program, restaurants use between 5-7 times more energy per square foot than other commercial buildings. That’s why it is important to have an integrated energy plan for efficiency and market protection which can have a big impact on your bottom line.

Door Switch

Monitors and ensures that doors on walk-in coolers and freezers are closed

Electrical Main-Line Metering

Monitors building electrical use to better understand electric consumption and capture data for results.

Refrigerated Inventory Monitoring

Alerts you to refrigeration outages and cooling issues in time to save inventory

Duct Probe

Directly monitors the output temperature for each HVAC unit to ensure optimal equipment health, comfort, and efficiency.


Monitors zone temperature for comfort in given areas

Main Controller

Automates control of lighting, HVAC, signage, and more to drive energy savings.

HVAC Monitoring

Optimizes HVAC for comfort and efficiency with performance monitoring to alert you to problems and reduce maintenance.

Natural Gas

Four customized natural gas programs to help you protect your budget and bring savings.

ConnectedControl —

Improve Your Restaurant’s Efficiency & Operations

Having access to your restaurant’s most vital energy components is crucial to identifying wasteful energy usage and alerting you to costly equipment failure. With ConnectedControl, you can automate your HVAC and other electrical components for peak efficiency, identify and reduce maintenance issues, prevent lost food inventory, and manage your facility remotely. All this without an upfront cost.

How Does it Work?

Smart Building Controls

Collect energy data from HVAC, lighting, refrigeration, and other equipment

Gridpoint Energy Manager

Analyze real-time data to identify trends and provide alerts for any issues

Expert Support

Our team will help you manage your energy usage to ensure maximum efficiency and comfort

Benefits of ConnectedControl ​​

Turnkey Solution With No Upfront Costs
Immediate return on investment and energy savings of up to 15 percent
Reduce Maintenance
Identifies issues and extends the life of your equipment
Dedicated Support
Our trained customer support team is available to help you
Manage Anytime, Anywhere
Your real-time data is available on an easy-to-use website and mobile app
Prevent Inventory Loss
With optional refrigeration monitoring, you can be alerted to an outages or cooling issues in time to save inventory
Actionable Alerts
Uses real-time data to alert you of issues

Protect Your Profits —

Natural Gas Programs

There have been a number of factors that have made natural gas prices volatile over the last year. When prices skyrocketed in February due to Winter Storm Uri, 95 percent of our customers were not impacted as they chose to protect their budget by enrolling in one of our protection-based programs.

From savings to complete budget protection, we can customize a natural gas program for your budget and operations.

Our Natural Gas Program

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Variable Rate
This program follows the market price and allows you the opportunity to lock into a protection-based program at any time.
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Guaranteed Savings
This program is guaranteed to provide savings compared to your local utility’s current price.
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Price Protection
This program provides topside protection against weather-driven natural gas rate spikes and downside participation during low-demand months.
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Guaranteed Fixed Price
This program provides complete budget protection by locking in your price per therm for up to 60 months.

Take Control of Your Energy Budget Now!

In a matter of a few minutes, our team of experts can help you customize a solution that fits your energy needs and operational goals.  

Call us: 1-888-510-9315

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