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RGT Management Franchise

BAYweb Helps Multi-Unit Business Shrink HVAC Service Expenses

RGT Management, Inc., needed to streamline the control settings and schedules of the heating and cooling systems at each of their 70-plus quick service restaurants. Maintaining consistency across so many buildings presented several challenges. Reducing expenses related to the operation and service needs of the business’ multiple HVAC systems was an added priority, as was the comfort of their customers and employees. Energy savings would be an extra benefit.

RGT Management found BAYweb Internet Thermostats to be the best value for their needs. To date, they have installed 125 BAYweb thermostats throughout their restaurants with plans to add more as they grow.

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The Customer

  • In business since 1987, RGT Management, Inc., operates more than 70 franchise restaurants across Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio, and Tennessee.
  • All RGT Management locations are globally recognized, quick service restaurants.

The Problem

  • RGT Management needed to streamline control settings and schedules for each facility’s heating and cooling systems. Maintaining consistency across the 70-plus buildings presented many challenges.
  • An added goal was to reduce expenses related to the operation and service needs of the business’ multiple HVAC systems. Energy savings would be a further benefit.
  • Keeping customers and employees comfortable, cost effectively, was a priority.

The Solution

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  • RGT found BAYweb Internet Thermostats to be the best value for their needs. To date, they have installed 125 BAYweb Internet Thermostats throughout their restaurants with plans to add more as they grow.
  • BAYweb makes it extremely easy to control and schedule heating and cooling set points to coordinate with store open and close times. Their operations services manager is happy with how easy and convenient it is to use BAYweb.
  • The BAYweb online reporting system provides early indicators of HVAC system trouble. This feature allows RGT Management to better plan for maintenance service based on the situation and urgency. According to RGT Management, this resource has proven quite valuable in the reduction of their maintenance expenses.
  • In spite of the harsh winter of 2013 - 2014, RGT saved energy over the prior year.

Key Technologies and Implementation

  • 24/7 online access, control, and monitoring of your BAYweb Internet Thermostats, in all of your locations, from your laptop, tablet or Smartphone.
  • Automated Performance Analysis Reporting provides information to proactively service HVAC equipment to prevent emergency service calls or additional damage to units.
  • Alerting on actionable information.
  • No additional or recurring costs for the BAYweb cloud-based system.