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How Solar Increases Energy Resilience for Self-Storage Companies

By Pivot Energy / April 29, 2021 / Comments Off on How Solar Increases Energy Resilience for Self-Storage Companies

Climate change is driving extreme and aggressive weather patterns across the country and the world. 2020 witnessed a record of 22 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disasters in the United States alone. These increasingly common natural disasters threaten the safety and stability of individuals, communities, and businesses alike. They also pose a unique problem for…

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10 Benefits of Using Solar For Your Facility

By Pivot Energy / April 20, 2021 / Comments Off on 10 Benefits of Using Solar For Your Facility

It is no secret that on-site solar energy can benefit facilities of all types—from small retail stores and offices to giant corporate offices, warehouses, and even shopping malls. On-site solar refers to solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed on either a residential or commercial property. They can be installed on the roof, mounted on a field,…

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How Solar Can Increase Your Self Storage Facility’s Market Value

By Pivot Energy / April 13, 2021 / Comments Off on How Solar Can Increase Your Self Storage Facility’s Market Value

For companies in the self storage industry, your facility itself is probably one of your most significant assets. Unlike other industries that are considering going partly or wholly remote after the pandemic, the self storage industry will always need a large physical space to run its business. Therefore, it makes sense to continuously invest in…

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Solar Energy, the Next Frontier of Food & Beverage Sustainability

By Pivot Energy / April 1, 2021 / Comments Off on Solar Energy, the Next Frontier of Food & Beverage Sustainability

The Food and Beverage industry leads on sustainability. From regenerative agriculture practices to the industry’s increased transparency at the grocery aisle, Food and Beverage companies understand that sustainability isn’t just good for brand perception; it is a competitive advantage. However, one critical component doesn’t align with Food and Beverage companies’ sustainability plans: the fossil fuels…

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Reflecting on Our Work as a B Corp

By Pivot Energy / March 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Reflecting on Our Work as a B Corp

March is B Corp month and as a proud member of the movement, Pivot Energy celebrates all of the companies striving to do better business. As a national leader within the solar industry, our work inherently aligns with B Corp’s values of striking a balance doing good for our people, planet, and profit. However, for…

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Using Solar to Market to New and Existing Customers

By Pivot Energy / March 19, 2021 / Comments Off on Using Solar to Market to New and Existing Customers

Studies have shown that a growing number of customers value the importance of sustainability when making purchasing decisions. According to a Nielsen survey, almost half of U.S shoppers are willing to alter their consumption habits to help the environment. This trend is significant for self-storage companies across the United States. In particular, 75 percent of…

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How Solar Creates Financial Resiliency For Facility Management Budgets

By Pivot Energy / March 17, 2021 / Comments Off on How Solar Creates Financial Resiliency For Facility Management Budgets

Companies can experience many financial downturns and unanticipated costs. Decreasing demand from tenants, rising competition, and uncertainty in input costs can lead to much variability in the business. This is especially an issue now due to the COVID-19 pandemic, as there is a lot of uncertainty around when people will return to offices, and the…

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Choosing The Best Solar Financing Option For Your Facility

By Pivot Energy / March 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Choosing The Best Solar Financing Option For Your Facility

If you are a facility manager that is thinking of installing solar on the property you manage, you might be wondering how to pay for it. How much are the costs? Are there financing options? What are the other opportunities available out there? The cost of installing a 350 kilowatt (kW) solar system can cost…

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Gain a New Revenue Stream with Solar in 2021

By Pivot Energy / January 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Gain a New Revenue Stream with Solar in 2021

Unlock A New Revenue Stream Savvy business owners know how to generate additional revenue from their commercial assets. Some examples include leasing the roof space for billboards or cellular antennas, providing additional paid services to tenants or renting unused space, and providing premium parking spaces.  Now there is another option available to commercial property owners…

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No Upfront Investment, No Maintenance

By Pivot Energy / December 2, 2020 / Comments Off on No Upfront Investment, No Maintenance

With the ongoing pandemic and work-at-home orders going well into 2021, the last thing businesses and commercial property owners are thinking about is making any non-essential or costly investments. Instead, the priority is to explore new ways to maximize revenue in this risky economic climate. So what if we told you there is a way…

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