SOURCE: Extra Space Storage Inc.

Extra Space Storage Inc.

September 07, 2011 16:15 ET

Extra Space Storage Releases Infographic About Its Solar Sustainability Initiatives

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - Sep 7, 2011) - Extra Space Storage (NYSE: EXR) is committed to sustainability that supports its business and the local communities it serves and has created an infographic that illustrates the affect of its solar sustainability efforts on the environment. In addition, the financial benefits to Extra Space Storage and its shareholders achieved from such efforts are also outlined, showing that going green is both good for the environment and business. The infographic includes the environmental impact these efforts will have in 2011, the projected impact continuing efforts will have in the future, and the associated tax credits and reduced energy costs.

Extra Space Storage is currently involved in a number of comprehensive sustainability campaigns, including the following:

  • Retrofitting facilities with energy efficient lighting systems and motion sensors
  • Installing rooftop solar panels on select properties
  • Moving paper-intensive processes to electronic documentation
  • Regulating thermostat controls and temperatures for offices and properties
  • Educating and encouraging employees and customers to do their part

Each campaign greatly reduces Extra Space Storage's carbon footprint and benefits the environment.

"Every person, business, and organization must do their part to preserve the surrounding environment. Extra Space Storage is committed to environmental stewardship and improving the energy efficiency of each of its properties," said Karl Haas, Extra Space Storage's Chief Operating Officer.

To view the infographic, please go to

About Extra Space Storage Inc.
Extra Space Storage Inc., headquartered in Salt Lake City, is a fully integrated, self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that owns and/or operates 860 self-storage properties in 34 states and Washington, D.C. The Company's properties comprise approximately 570,000 units and more than 62 million square feet of rentable storage space offering customers conveniently located and secure storage solutions, including boat storage, RV storage and business storage. Extra Space Storage is the second-largest owner and/or operator of self-storage properties and is the largest self-storage management company in the United States. For more information, visit