Pete’s Tire Barns President Peter Gerry Joins state politicians in ribbon cutting ceremony at the opening of a “green” tire store.
West Chesterfield, NH: Pete’s Tire Barns, Inc, recently announced the opening of their brand new “green” tire store in West Chesterfield, NH with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony Friday August 8, 2014. This new state of the art tire sales and service center features many “green” technologies including geothermal heating and cooling. This allows the buildings temperature to be controlled all without the use of fossil fuels. The building also features long life LED light fixtures that automatically dim to save energy by monitoring the available natural light and only coming on bright enough to supplement it. Future plans include solar panels, solartube lighting and waste heat recapture to heat domestic hot water.
In addition to the low energy use building, this location will feature a propane powered tire service truck. The US Department of Energy reports that “Using propane as a vehicle fuel increases energy security, provides convenience and performance benefits, and improves public health and the environment.”
Pete’s Tire Barns President Peter Gerry told the representatives on hand at the ribbon cutting ceremony that “this building was designed from the ground up to be energy net plus, meaning eventually we will produce more power then we consume”. This new location features four passenger and light truck tire service bays, three commercial tire service bays and a heavy duty alignment machine. With a foot print over 12,000 sq. feet, Pete’s is able to stock tires for all sizes of equipment from the smallest hand truck to the largest earthmover and everything in between. To see a complete list of Pete’s Tire Barns services and locations, please visit their website at www.petestire.com.
Ribbon Cutting at new green tire store
From left to right
State Representative William Butynski
Pete’s Tire Barns store manager Wally Herzig
Pete’s Tire Barns President and founder Peter Gerry
Pete’s Tire Barns Vice President Arthur Leblanc
State Representative Paul Berch
State Representative Lucy McVitty Weber
Photograph courtesy of Robin Turilli
About Pete’s Tire Barns: Pete’s Tire Barns, Inc, headquartered in Orange, MA, has grown to one of the largest independent commercial tire dealerships in the country. Pete’s currently operates 19 full-service locations in New England, a brand new state-of-the art Distribution Center, and 2 Bandag retread facilities. The company employs in excess of 200 people, and operates a fleet of over 130 service and delivery vehicles. In 2013, Pete’s Tire Barns celebrated their 45th year in business and has consistently been recognized by both Modern Tire Dealer and Tire Business magazines as a leader in the industry.