Contributing Editors

Self Storage Company in Canada Engaging in Impressive Solar Initiative

by Holly Robinson October 25, 2011 6:16 PM
Every person or entity that goes into business does it with one reason in mind—to make an incredibly large amount of money. Most are would like to give back to the community and/or environment as well (as long as it does not hurt the bottom line). What if you could actually do both? One self storage company thinks they have figured out a way to do just that. [More]

Lock Up Self Storage Joining Ranks of Solar Panel Use

by John Stevens July 6, 2011 7:38 AM
The Lock Up Self Storage has jumped onto the renewable energy bandwagon, to continue its commitment to help protect the environment and contain electricity costs. The Chicago-based self storage company with more than 30 climate controlled storage facilities nationwide, has taken the eco-friendly step of installing solar panels in its Livingston and Westood New Jersey facilities. [More]

Going Solar Saves Money for Massachusetts Self Storage Facility

by John Stevens November 22, 2010 11:11 AM
There are two things that the government is almost always working towards, encouraging growth in small business along with encouraging people to make use of alternative sources of energy. Program 1603 from the U.S. Treasury department accomplishes both. [More]

New Job Search Engines Target “Green” Jobs

by John Stevens October 1, 2010 7:28 PM
Is there such a thing as a “green job”? Several new “green job” and “green collar job” search engines have sprung into place over the past few months. If you are in the process of going through a move, downsizing, or a relocation, and are looking for green jobs or have the skills to reinvent yourself as a “green worker,” these search engines may help you in your green job search. [More]

DE Self Storage Facility May Branch Out Into Green Roofs and Wind Power

by John Stevens September 1, 2010 8:04 AM
Delaware’s Secure Self Storage has announced that its Rehoboth Beach facility is now running entirely on solar power. The Delaware facility stopped using the local electric utility on July 7. Making a further commitment to relying on renewable energy sources, Secure Self Storage is also considering installing turbines to generate wind power at that site and at its Coney Island, New York facility. In addition, Secure is looking at the possibility of an ecofriendly green roof -- a roof that is entirely or partially covered with vegetation -- for its facilities. [More]