Salt Lake City

Sustainability

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e2 Business Case Studies

Schneider auto

Schneider Auto

“I value the environment around us, the air we breathe, the water we drink, and the food we grow and eat.”
— Margrit Schneider

Schneider Auto has worked hard to reduce their energy use by retrofitting light fixtures, adding skylights, and installing new insulated garage doors on their path to a more sustainable future.

See Schneider’s Auto case study here.

Tracy aviary entrance

Tracy Aviary

Tracy Aviary’s conservation ethic goes beyond the preservation of birds and their habitat. They strive for sustainability in all parts of their daily operations! Their accomplishments include diverting 67% of their waste stream, have a ‘carrion crew’ to assist guests with recycling, and they produce 18kW of solar energy.

See the Tracy Aviary case study here.

Uinta brewing

Uinta Brewing

Uinta Brewing has been supporting their operations with 100% renewable energy since 2001, and work to divert their spent grains to a local rancher for livestock feed. They also capture and recycle steam from one brewing batch to the next, and are always looking for ways to make better beer in a way that is better for the planet.

See Uinta’s case study here.

Lion Hogle Zoo

Utah Hogle’s Zoo

“Taking care of our shared environment is critical to saving wildlife.”
— Steve burns, CEO and President

Hogle Zoo leads by example with two LEED Gold certified buildings, installed solar panels, and a conservation strategy that has reduced water use by 65%.

See the Hogle Zoo case study here.

Wasatch Touring

Wasatch Touring

Wasatch Touring’s staff are working hard to reduce their carbon emissions and have diverted 90% of their waste stream from landfills, installed 22.4 kW of solar panels, and employees are a key part of the diversion process.

See Wasatch Touring’s case study here.

Xmission

As a 2017 Skyline Challenge Award Winner, XMission is taking a leadership role as a sustainable business and actively encourage business and residential users to engage in responsible practices themselves.

See Xmission’s case study here.

Creative Energies

“Creative Energies is a community of adventurous solar craftsmen who care deeply about our customers and the environment. We practice what we preach by operating out of Net Zero Energy offices that utilize energy efficient and passive designs, as well as photovoltaic systems. We have come together to do our part in sustaining this amazing world we share.”

See the Creative Energies case study here.

Especially For You

Especially For You has worked to reduce their footprint by sourcing 100% of irrigation water from reused flower pot water, updating their lighting to LED, and working towards sending all of their green waste to a local compost facility.

Read the Especially For You case study here.