BI-LO ProfileBI-LO supermarket was founded in 1964 and currently has over 215 supermarkets across the United States. Its philosophy of low prices, high quality and excellent services is a key factor in its success.
A New Business ChallengeBI-LO supermarket was evaluating its overall operational and financial performance to uncover practical solution measures to help enhance its performance. BI-LO supermarket, with the support of a leading retail consultant, analyzed its key performance indicators to uncover potential improvements. While covering a variety of areas in their study, they determined that BI-LO supermarket’s energy usage was a major area for improvement.
A Collaborative SolutionAs a result, Energy Advantage joined the team and determined BI-LO’s supermarkets energy use was higher than that of industry standards (Commercial Building Energy Consumption Survey [CBECS], Department of Energy in US).
Measurable & Tangible ResultsConsistent with the savings opportunities identified in the business case, BI-LO supermarkets chose 4 pilot stores to implement re-commissioning of refrigeration and HVAC energy saving measures.
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