San Bernardino, Calif. -- Stater Bros. will open a new, eco-friendly supermarket in Lake Elsinore, Calif., on Feb. 22.
At 43,279 sq. ft., the new Stater Bros. is over 76% larger than a smaller Stater Bros. location it is replacing. The store features refrigerated display cases with LED lighting, ECM motors, and glass doors using 60% less energy. It also has lighting system that use dimming ballasts, energy efficient lamps, and occupancy sensors.
Other environmental features include:
- Upgraded refrigeration systems using non-ozone depleting refrigerants;
- Energy management system controlling refrigeration, HVAC, Demand Response, and lighting control; and
- Recycling center located inside for customers to recycle paper and plastic grocery bags.