Adaptive Reuse in Jacksonville, FL at U-Haul Moving & Storage of South Jacksonville

Serving U-Haul customers since 1980, this facility was built through Adaptive Reuse of an abandoned building.

Building History

The King Car-Truck Rentals building was built in 1969 and U-Haul acquired the building in 1980. Adaptive reuse building conversions allow U-Haul to promote infill development to meet citizens’ needs while preserving the natural resources and land normally required for new construction. Adaptive reuse also allows resources to be focused on integrating environmentally thoughtful features into the existing building rather than creating waste in the form of demolition and using valuable resources for new construction.

Environmental Impact

Serving U-Haul customers since 1980, this facility was built through adaptive reuse of an abandoned building. Adaptive Reuse promotes infill development in an effort to strengthen communities, with the following benefits achieved at this site:

- 69 tons of metal manufacturing and transportation prevented

- 1,254 tons of new concrete pours avoided

1,323 tons of construction and demolition debris prevented

Energy-efficiency and waste-reduction programs at this facility provide the following estimated benefits each year for this Jacksonville community:

- 18,739 kWh annual energy savings

- 793,240 lbs greenhouse gas emissions prevented

  • Steel Use

    Steel Production 69 tons (63 tonnes) of steel manufacturing and delivery saved to date

  • Energy Use

    Energy 18,739 kWh annual energy savings

  • Concrete Use

    Concrete 1,254 tons (1,138 tonnes) of new concrete pours avoided to date

  • CO2 Emissions

    Emissions 793,240 lbs (359,811 kgs) of greenhouse gas emissions prevented

  • Landfill Debris

    Landfill Debris 1,323 lbs (1,201 kgs) of construction debris prevented

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