Extra Space Storage has joined as a partner of the Environmental Protection Agencys Energy Star program. As such, the company will work to improve energy efficiency and fight climate change through a strategic, corporate energy-management program. In the partnership, Extra Space will:
- Measure and track the energy performance of the organization's facilities where possible by using tools such as those offered through Energy Star
- Develop and implement a plan consistent with Energy Star Energy Management Guidelines to achieve energy savings
- Help spread the word about the importance of energy efficiency to company staff and the community
- Support the Energy Star Challenge, a national call-to-action to help improve the energy efficiency of America's commercial and industrial buildings by 10 percent or more
- Highlight the companys achievements with recognition offered through Energy Star
Energy Star was introduced in 1992 as a voluntary, market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions through energy efficiency. Today the Energy Star label is found on more than 60 kinds of products as well as new homes and commercial and industrial buildings that meet strict energy-efficiency specifications set by the EPA.
Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Extra Space is a real estate investment trust that owns or operates 860 self-storage facilities in 34 states and Washington, D.C. The company's properties comprise approximately 550,000 units and more than 60 million square feet of rentable storage space.