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Web First Green About Us

  1. 2. <ul><li>First Green Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Wimberley: </li></ul><ul><li>Close to Austin, steady growth, popular tourist area </li></ul><ul><li>Peaceful and pristine town valued by artists </li></ul><ul><li>Site adjacent to the Lions Club Market Days and fronting the high school and football stadium </li></ul><ul><li>On a main thoroughfare connecting to the town square with very heavy traffic count. </li></ul>
  2. 3. <ul><li>First Green Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Wimberley: </li></ul><ul><li>Established 1848, the picturesque village today is a resort and retirement area on R.M. 12 north of San Marcos. </li></ul><ul><li>Visitors are entranced by cool, shady pools beneath towering cypress trees, frothy cascades on Blanco River and sparkling Cypress Creek, green meadows and majestic hills; </li></ul><ul><li>Abundant white-tailed deer. Recreational communities, bed and breakfasts, vacation resorts and youth camps dot area. </li></ul>                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
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  4. 5. Thank You! DIRECTIONS From Houston on I-10: From IH-10, take the Luling exit. Travel through Luling and follow the highway signs for Highway 80 to San Marcos.  Stay on 80 until San Marcos; it will turn into Hopkins Road. Travel under IH-35 and continue on same road through town. After passing the courthouse and square, stay in the right hand lane through two stoplights, then turn right at the third onto RR 12. There will be a sign that says &quot;Wimberley.&quot; Stay on RR 12 approximately 15 miles to the junction of RR 12 and 32.  At The Junction (just past Sac 'n Pac)  RR12 and 32 split. Follow RR12 to the right about six miles to Wimberley. From Austin/Dallas/San Antonio on I-35: From I-35, travel to San Marcos and take the Wimberley RR 12 exit. (RR12 through San Marcos is also called Hopkins road.) From this point, follow directions above to Wimberley. From Austin, you may also come out Highway 290 West. At the light at Dripping Springs, take a left onto RR 12 and follow signs to Wimberley. How to get to First Green Storage Take 2325 where it forks to the northwest from RR 12. (Ace Hardware will be just to the north of the fork.)
  5. 6. <ul><li>West of Market Days at </li></ul><ul><li>733 FM 2325: </li></ul><ul><li>Wimberley’s Lions Club Market Days, second largest in Texas, and held the first Weekend of the month April through December. </li></ul><ul><li>Includes arts and crafts with more than 450 booths on display, sponsored by the Lions Club. At Lions Field on RR 2325. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Our Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Becoming the # 1 Green Storage Company in America </li></ul><ul><li>Saving energy, time, and money for our customers </li></ul><ul><li>Making a positive impact on the environment </li></ul><ul><li>Leading the way to energy independence and sustainability </li></ul><ul><li>Helping individuals and businesses become more energy efficient by offering Green products and consulting services </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>What is 1st Green Storage facility offering? </li></ul><ul><li>67,500 square feet </li></ul><ul><li>409 units climate controlled </li></ul><ul><li>30 units non-climate controlled </li></ul><ul><li>Automated gates with keypad & computerized access </li></ul><ul><li>Video surveillance system </li></ul>
  8. 9. <ul><li>• Resident Manager apartment on-site </li></ul><ul><li>Complete Security Fence </li></ul><ul><li>Well lighted </li></ul><ul><li>Pervious Paved Driveways </li></ul><ul><li>Retail merchandise available </li></ul>Example of a third generation Self-Storage
  9. 10. <ul><li>Private mailboxes & Shipping </li></ul><ul><li>E-Bay </li></ul><ul><li>And more… </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>Who needs self-storage? </li></ul><ul><li>In their lifetimes, literally everyone at one moment or another will use self-storage: </li></ul><ul><li>• Business Professionals </li></ul><ul><li>• Small business owners </li></ul><ul><li>• Municipalities, Schools, Churches, Civic Organizations </li></ul><ul><li>• Relocating Families </li></ul><ul><li>• Empty Nesters </li></ul><ul><li>• Students </li></ul><ul><li>• Military Personnel </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Who else needs high quality self-storage in Wimberley? </li></ul><ul><li>Artists, authors, internet marketers </li></ul><ul><li>Retirees moving into the area (many from California) </li></ul><ul><li>450+ Vendors renting space at the Lion’s Club Market Days located on the adjacent property </li></ul>
  12. 13. <ul><li>There are four levels of certification: </li></ul><ul><li>Basic </li></ul><ul><li>Silver </li></ul><ul><li>Gold </li></ul><ul><li>Platinum </li></ul>
  13. 14. <ul><li>LEED measures 5 key areas of performance: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Water savings </li></ul><ul><li>2. Sustainable site development </li></ul><ul><li>3. Energy efficiency </li></ul><ul><li>4. Materials selection </li></ul><ul><li>5. Indoor environmental quality </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>In Wimberley, Our Quest is to achieve Gold or Platinum LEED Certification </li></ul><ul><li>(Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) </li></ul>
  15. 16. <ul><li>Wimberley, Our Quest is to achieve Gold or Platinum LEED Certification: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Sustainable site development: Recycle deconstructed materials: Reducing our impact in terms of landfill wastes: </li></ul><ul><li>75% of the building on the property was recycled and donated to the Wimberley Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Foundations are broken down for fill where needed on the site. </li></ul>DIRECTIONS From Houston on I-10: From IH-10, take the Luling exit. Travel through Luling and follow the highway signs for Highway 80 to San Marcos.  Stay on 80 until San Marcos; it will turn into Hopkins Road. Travel under IH-35 and continue on same road through town. After passing the courthouse and square, stay in the right hand lane through two stoplights, then turn right at the third onto RR 12. There will be a sign that says &quot;Wimberley.&quot; Stay on RR 12 approximately 15 miles to the junction of RR 12 and 32.  At The Junction (just past Sac 'n Pac)  RR12 and 32 split. Follow RR12 to the right about six miles to Wimberley. From Austin/Dallas/San Antonio on I-35: From I-35, travel to San Marcos and take the Wimberley RR 12 exit. (RR12 through San Marcos is also called Hopkins road.) From this point, follow directions above to Wimberley. From Austin, you may also come out Highway 290 West. At the light at Dripping Springs, take a left onto RR 12 and follow signs to Wimberley. Market Day in Wimberley Take 2325 where it forks to the northwest from RR 12. (Ace Hardware will be just to the north of the fork.) Follow the signs and have a great day!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
  16. 18. <ul><li>2. We are saving not only energy but Water as well: </li></ul><ul><li>RAINWATER HARVESTING </li></ul><ul><li>20,000 gallon storage system to use for domestic water. </li></ul>
  17. 19. <ul><li>In Wimberley, we followed the 5 keys to a LEED building: </li></ul><ul><li>The collected water is filtered through a reverse osmosis system to allow water to be used for showers, tap water, and may be used for landscape irrigation, too. </li></ul>
  18. 20. <ul><li>Pervious paving: </li></ul><ul><li>reduce flooding, </li></ul><ul><li>increase base flow, </li></ul><ul><li>allow for the water to seep through and reach the aquifer. </li></ul><ul><li>maintain water quality </li></ul>
  19. 21. <ul><li>3. Energy efficiency: </li></ul><ul><li>We use to the latest technology in solar, developed by the University of New Mexico: Unisolar. </li></ul>
  20. 22. <ul><li>Unisolar panels: </li></ul><ul><li>Thin-film solar laminates that convert sunlight to energy </li></ul><ul><li>Cost-effective </li></ul><ul><li>Lightweight, </li></ul><ul><li>Durable, flexible, </li></ul><ul><li>Generate more energy in real-world conditions. </li></ul>
  21. 23. <ul><li>4. Materials selection will be guided by LEED certification team. </li></ul><ul><li>Using the most efficient insulation products </li></ul><ul><li>Using fire resistant paint and material to increase our fire protection </li></ul><ul><li>Etc. </li></ul>
  22. 24. <ul><li>5. Indoor environmental quality </li></ul><ul><li>Using simple, natural material creating uncluttered office space. </li></ul>
  23. 25. Thank You!

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