The Blue Flame Alliance is a consortium of utilities, foodservice equipment manufacturers, gas industry leaders, national accounts, cooking professionals, and trade allies all organized to be a resource of gas solutions for the commercial segment. We provide all of our members with natural gas knowledge to better their commercial strategies. We focus on Natural Gas education and solutions for our members.

2023 Blue Flame Award Winner Announced! Congratulations to the Sterling Boilerless Gas Powered Steamer!

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Welcome our new member, Energy Solutions, to Blue Flame Alliance!

Energy Solutions is a mission-driven clean energy implementation firm that specializes in programs that align with the market to deliver significant energy and carbon impacts. For more than 8 years, our Instant Rebates midstream foodservice program has delivered reliable and cost-effective savings to our utility clients and foodservice dealers across North America. Our proprietary incentive platform was developed in partnership with our foodservice dealers. It is easy to use, which maximizes dealer participation, is flexible and responsive to market opportunities, and has delivered over $2 billion of incentives to date. Customers receive instant savings on their energy efficient purchases and dealers are reimbursed quickly, making Instant Rebates the preferred program for foodservice incentives. This ensures our foodservice dealer partners are competitive and can add money to the bottom line through increased sales of high-efficiency, high-margin foodservice equipment. Our passionate and smart team of employee-owners are experts in measure development, program management and have unparalleled trade ally relationships, which enables our programs to ramp up quickly and focus on the most impactful savings and foodservice dealer opportunities.

2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Mid-Year Update.

Gas vs. Electric

Cost of Commercial Equipment Maintenance

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This paper will discuss gas versus electric maintenance costs of commercial kitchen equipment. It will address the common misperception that gas equipment costs more than electric equipment to maintain.


As the only facility of its kind on the East Coast, this commercial kitchen and outdoor living solution facility is an exclusive collaboration of resource-efficient design, materials, equipment, learning and technologies.



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Follow Piedmont Natural Gas as they construct a new state-of-the-art natural gas technology center in Charlotte, NC.  Piedmont recently broke ground on this project with an anticipated completion date of June 2020. To quote Piedmont, this new technology center will…