Adaptive Reuse at U-Haul Moving & Storage of Ames

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710 S Duff Ave   Ames, IA 50010

(515) 817-1091

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  • Mon-Thur: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am - 8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am - 5 pm

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(515) 817-1091

710 S Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010

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Location Hours

  • Mon-Thur: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Fri: 7 am - 8 pm
  • Sat: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Sun: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Free towing inspection
  • 24 hour customer return
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Adaptive Reuse in Ames, IA at U-Haul Moving & Storage of Ames

Building History

The Ames Rentals building was built in 1963 and U-Haul acquired the building in 2013. 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 2013, 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:

  • 18 tons of metal manufacturing & transportation prevented
  • 485 tons of new concrete pours avoided
  • 509 tons of construction and demolition debris prevented

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

  • 6,158 kWh annual energy savings
  • 271,466 lbs greenhouse gas emissions prevented
  • Steel Use

    Steel Production 18 tons (16 tonnes) of steel manufacturing and delivery saved to date

  • Energy Use

    Energy 6,158 kWh annual energy savings

  • Concrete Use

    Concrete 485 tons (440 tonnes) of new concrete pours avoided to date

  • CO2 Emissions

    Emissions 271,466 lbs (123,136 kgs) of greenhouse gas emissions prevented

  • Landfill Debris

    Landfill Debris 509 lbs (462 kgs) of construction debris prevented

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