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Staples Store 1359- Los Angeles, CA
10830 Santa Monica Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90025
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The Staples Store located at 10830 Santa Monica Blvd. in Los Angeles, CA achieved ENERGY STAR certification in 2011. The Santa Monica Blvd. store was built in 2004. It covers 29,565 gross square feet and has a net sales floor of 26,609 square feet. All of the gross floor square footage is heated and cooled.

 

The Santa Monica Blvd. store is one of the Staples stores that has partnered with the Novar Solutions Group. Novar is responsible for all lighting and temperature controls. Through this and other initiatives, Staples has reduced its carbon emissions since 2001 by 9 percent.

 

The Santa Monica Blvd. store?s energy efficiency efforts are anchored in the company's ENERGY STAR Reduction Initiative. This initiative is based on the business management strategy outlined by LEAN Six Sigma and incorporates waste elimination, energy awareness training, energy usage metrics, outlier identification, and store re-commissioning as fundamentals of superior energy management.

 

Store Manager, Tanya Cano, takes an active role in her store?s energy programs. Tanya and other Staples store managers have committed to the continuous reduction of energy consumption. They are signing a pledge to further reduce utility consumption by an additional 10 percent.

 

Energy champions at every Staples facility drive superior energy management practices. They are supported with ongoing education and training programs that motivate all employees to function as good environmental stewards. Additional help is provided by Staples professional engineers who regularly visit top-energy performing facilities to note best practices and share them throughout the Staples network.

 

Staples is in the process of rolling out a national communication campaign to highlight ENERGY STAR as a key component of the Staples Energy and Sustainability Strategy. Retail stores are receiving banners (interior and exterior) and posters to educate associates and customers on the ENERGY STAR program. In addition, Staples:

 

-- Developed our own icon for energy efficiency. Wattson is a 6-foot tall fluorescent light character designed to inspire ongoing explorations of new ways to save energy both at work and at home.

 

-- Ten regional kick-off meetings were held across the United States and Canada to launch the Staples NAD Energy Reduction program.

 

-- Two videos were produced to provide an overview of Staples ?Green Commitment? and the fundamentals of ENERGY STAR.

 

-- CEO, Ron Sargent, sent a personal letter congratulating each of the 140 facilities awarded the ENERGY STAR this year.

 

Our website offers links to several EPA programs that aid consumers and businesses in adding to their environmental sustainability knowledge and contributions.

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Please note: Narrative information in this profile has been provided by Staples Inc. or a representative of this facility. Other building information was verified and submitted to EPA at the time of application. Building energy performance, operating characteristics, and ownership/management may be subject to change over time.

Service Provider:
Burton Energy Group

Building Owner:*
Staples Inc.

Property Manager:*
Staples Inc.

Year(s) Labeled (Rating):
2010 (76)
2011 (88)

Facility Type: Retail Store

Total Floorspace: 14783 sf

Year Constructed: 2004

Contract Type: None

Technologies Used:
   Stage 2-Lighting
   Stage 3-Load Reductions
   Stage 5-Heating and Cooling Plant

For More Info:
Bob Valair
Director of Energy and Environmental Mgt
Framingham, MA 01702
508-253-5484
bob.valair@staples.com