Once a Chicago movie theater, Forbidden Root now stands as a beautiful botanic brewery and restaurant. Verde helped Forbidden Root become more energy efficient mid-December, 2017. We improved their lighting (interior, exterior and exit signs) and refrigeration, and installed many control measures such as smart powerstrips and occupancy sensors. In any commercial kitchen, a bright and well-lit kitchen is a safer kitchen. LEDs automatically are better suited than fluorescents to provide a better, more evenly distributed light. There are usually two options when it comes to increasing lighting energy efficiency: new fixtures or retrofits.
Reduction in Energy Consumption
$2,623 saved annually
Return on Investment
Restaurant & Brewery
Total Project Cost