SIP Convenience Store Rusk TX

Location: Rusk, TX

Project Information

Project Type: Commercial, Convenience Store
Manufacturer: Enercept
Builder: Jacobe Brothers Construction
Design Professional: Fitzpatrick Arcitects
Year Built: 2022


High Performance: No
HERS/EUI Index Score:
ACH50 - Blower Test Results:
CO2 lbs./sq.ft./year:

Established in 1985, Kim's Convenience Store Kim's C-Store is a convenience store with coffee shop, groceries, meals-to-go with drivethru, and gas station. Business has grown from a single location in Palestine, TX, to a chain of 20+ stores throughout Texas. The Rusk store was the second Kim's C-store built with Enercept SIPs.

SIP wall thickness: 5 5/8" EPS Core
SIP roof thickness: 9 5/8" EPS Core

The store's exterior design includes three parapets, a unique part of all their stores.

Lennox HVAC system: (1) 6-ton High Efficiency Package Unit (12 SEER) and (2) 5-ton High Efficiency Package Units (17.3 SEER) with stage motors (reduces energy usage) and economizers (reduces run time).

An air Curtain is utilized at the kitchen entry to minimize aire loss to the building during deliveries and service.
Low e-glass: Solarban 70 high performing MSVD - .26 summer value; .28 winter value.
Canopies installed to shade windows from hot Texas sun.

Navien #NPE-240A2 tankless water heater
Infinity 090 high efficiency cooler glass doors
LED lighting
100% Energy Star compliant appliances

Low VOC finishes utilized wherever possible. Landscaping
around building has low watering requirements.


Affiliated Members

Enercept, Inc.

Watertown, SD


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