Retail Stores Pursue Energy Efficiency with Advanced Building Method

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Originally posted in Commercial Construction & Renovation magazine, Nov/Dec 2013

“Reducing heating and cooling use is a key step in lowering energy costs in retail settings.” – Joe Pasma

Energy-efficient construction is finding its way to your local convenience mart.  Dozens of 7-Eleven stores in the United States have been built using an insulated panel system that’s increasingly used in low-rise commercial buildings, schools, healthcare facilities, single-family homes and apartments.  In the Nov/Dec issue of Commercial Construction & Renovation Premier’s technical manager, Joe Pasma, discusses how retailers can reduce heating and cooling costs as the key step to lowering energy costs in Paving the Way.

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The 7-Eleven corporate office has been working with local franchisees to explore alternative construction methods to reduce energy consumption and meet other green building goals, testing SIPS as one of their new methods.  In…

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