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Chevron Station Goes Green

Cree LED lighting upgrade to deliver an estimated 70% energy savings. Beaverton, Ore.-based Highland Chevron gas station and ExtraMile food market recently underwent extensive eco-renovations, including the installation of energy-efficient interior and exterior LED lighting by Cree Inc. The addition of Cree LED fixtures supports Highland Chevron’s mission of becoming a zero-energy establishment. Rebuilt from

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CITGO Launches Energy Efficient Lighting Program

Pilot rolls out right as electric bills are expected to rise. CITGO Petroleum Corp. has launched the 2011 CITGO-Venezuela Energy Efficient Lighting Program (EELP). The initiative will provide 500,000 energy efficient compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) to help approximately 50,000 low-income households in 17 U.S. cities save energy and contribute to the protection of the

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Kum & Go Leaders Receive Energy Efficiency Award

Five new Kum & Go stores expected to use 20% less energy. In recognition of their commitment to environmental stewardship, Kum & Go leaders are set to receive the “Energy Efficiency Leader Award” from Hussmann and Trane, both brands of Ingersoll Rand, for adopting sustainable energy and operational efficiency solutions. Trane is a global provider

Going Green to Reduce Costs

Wanting to help save the world is admirable, but unless a real cost-savings can be realized convenience store operators seem to agree this economy is not the best time to be experimenting with “green” investments. The key to sustainability issues, then, is finding that balance, and that’s where several c-store chains are differentiating themselves. Scott

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