Adaptive Reuse at U-Haul at Central Ave

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622 Central Ave   Dover, NH 03820
(Rt 16 & 4limited Customer parking Plan on being dropped off)

(603) 742-7817

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  • Mon-Thur: 7 am–7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am–8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am–7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am–5 pm

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(603) 742-7817

622 Central Ave
Dover, NH 03820
(Rt 16 & 4limited Customer parking Plan on being dropped off)

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Office Hours

  • Mon-Thur: 7 am–7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am–8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am–7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am–5 pm
  • Free towing inspection
  • 24 hour customer return
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Adaptive Reuse in Dover, NH at U-Haul at Central Ave

Building History

Texaco, originally named The Texas Company, was founded in 1902. An abbreviated telegram name, Texaco, eventually was popularized for marketing purposes and an Italian refinery worker helped develop the iconic five-pointed star logo with a green ‘T’ and an Italian flag inspired color pattern. Texaco actually became the first U.S. oil company to sell gasoline nationwide under a unified brand name in 1928. In the following years, Texaco would have several acquisitions and began marketing higher quality oil and higher-octane gasoline products such as: Havoline Motor Oil, Fire Chief Gasoline and Sky Chief gasoline. In the 1930's, Texaco fell under intense scrutiny for their chairman, Torkild Rieber, who used company resources to bolster his political affiliations. These actions ultimately led to his resignation in 1940. However, under new management, Texaco continued to grow, merge and make deals with different organizations and companies. The Texaco hit line of products began to be rebranded in the 1980’s when the Fire Chief gas was changed tTexaco Regular and the Sky Chief was rebranded to Texaco Super Unleaded.  

For many years, Texaco continued to be a part of joint ventures, mergers and interest sharing with ShellChevron, and a number of other companies throughout the early 2000’s. In 2002, Texaco was officially procured by the Chevron Corporation, but many Texaco branded gas stations still exist around North America. The Chevron-Texaco merger has allowed Chevron to become the 2nd largest U.S. based energy corporation. Among their popular rands are Havoline, Texaco, UrsaTechron, Chevron and Delo

The Texaco building on 622 Central Avenue was built in 1958 and U-Haul acquired the property in 1977. Adaptive reuse building conversions allow U-Haul to promote infill development to meet citizens’ needs while preserving the natural resources and land normally required for new construction. Adaptive reuse also allows resources to be focused on integrating environmentally thoughtful features into the existing building rather than creating waste in the form of demolition and using valuable resources for new construction.

Environmental Impact

Serving U-Haul customers since 1977, this facility was built through adaptive reuse of an abandoned building. Adaptive reuse promotes infill development in an effort to strengthen communities, with the following benefits achieved at this site:  

  • 258 tons of new concrete pours avoided 
  • 260 tons of construction and demolition debris prevented 

Energy-efficiency and waste-reduction programs at this facility provide the following estimated benefits each year for the Dover community: 

  • 4,549 kWh annual energy savings 
  • 106,728 lbs greenhouse gas emissions prevented 
  • Steel Use

    Steel Production 0 tons (0 tonnes) of steel manufacturing and delivery saved to date

  • Energy Use

    Energy 4,549 kWh annual energy savings

  • Concrete Use

    Concrete 258 tons (234 tonnes) of new concrete pours avoided to date

  • CO2 Emissions

    Emissions 106,728 lbs (48,412 kgs) of greenhouse gas emissions prevented

  • Landfill Debris

    Landfill Debris 260 lbs (236 kgs) of construction debris prevented

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