Just came across this comprehensive, informative article in Foodservice Equipment and Supply, which outlines some of the online tools available for calculating the cost of purchasing new kitchen equipment.

Using this next generation of calculators, you should be able to get a decent idea of the life-cycle cost/savings of your new equipment, as well as an idea of potential energy/water costs.

If you’ve recently installed new kitchen equipment, did you determine the life-cycle costs of your purchase? What tools did you use? Share your tips in the comments section.

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