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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Burger King To Power Restaurant With Energy Generated By Drive Thru [LEED] [Sustainaility]

What a great idea. Next, Autodesk will create technology to generate energy from all those AutoCAD line drawers. That should power the entire planet.

>http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/09/09/burger-king-to-power-rest_n_280609.html

A Burger King in New Jersey is a trial phase for a new device that captures energy from the heat given off by car breaks when they slow down to go through the drive thru. When fully operational, the franchise owner is expecting it to power his Burger King with 5-10% percent of his energy needs, which he spends $50-60,000 on per year.

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