Contributing Editors

Government Green Efforts Could be Big for UK Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson August 8, 2012 6:09 PM
Finding alternate forms of energy has become a popular undertaking in most industrial nations in recent years. The idea that a nation could become less dependent on fossil fuels and help the environment in the process is too good for many to pass up. After the recent announcement that the UK government made concerning its support of green endeavors has many in the self storage industry eager to see how they could benefit. [More]

Going Solar Becoming More Common in the Self Storage Industry

by Holly Robinson February 17, 2011 11:53 AM
For years there has been talk about the nation trying to break its dependence on foreign oil. With gas prices near or above the three dollar mark for the last few years there are more and more people becoming interested in electric cars. The need for alternative forms of energy reaches far beyond the automobile industry though. [More]

Self Storage Facilities Add to Growing Green Trend with Rooftop Solar Panels

by Kim Kilpatrick April 26, 2010 10:23 AM
Two self storage facilities in the northeastern United States have jumped onto the renewable energy bandwagon, adding rooftop solar panels to offset some of their electricity bills. In the last week, Thornwood Self Storage of Thornwood, New York, and English Creek Self Storage of Egg Harbor, New Jersey, have both added solar panels. [More]