Adaptive Reuse at U-Haul of West Sacramento

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1750 W Capitol Av   West Sacramento, CA 95691
(S of Jefferson)

(916) 371-6062

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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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(916) 371-6062

1750 W Capitol Av
West Sacramento, CA 95691
(S of Jefferson)

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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
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  • Propane pay at pump
  • 24 hour customer return
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Adaptive Reuse in West Sacramento, CA at U-Haul of West Sacramento

Building History

Firestone was founded in 1900 in Akron, Ohio. Henry Ford and Harvey Firestone kindled a friendship in 1897 and from that point on Ford exclusively chose Firestone tires for his vehicles until 2001. In 1926, the first Firestone Complete Auto Care opened, helping customers with maintenance and repairs on vehicles and tires. The following year Harvey Firestone traveled to southern California and invested in nearly 40 acres to build a new manufacturing plant, doubling its size a year later.   

Auto manufacturers suffered from massive lay-offs in the mid-1970's, severely affecting Firestone businesses.  Numerous locations, including this West Sacramento store, were abandonedU-Haul acquired the building in 1978 for adaptive reuse. 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 1978, 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: 

  • 40 tons of metal manufacturing & transportation prevented 
  • 433 tons of new concrete pours avoided 
  • 473 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 West Sacramento community: 

  • 15,023 kWh annual energy savings 
  • 343,153 lbs greenhouse gas emissions prevented 
  • Steel Use

    Steel Production 40 tons (36 tonnes) of steel manufacturing and delivery saved to date

  • Energy Use

    Energy 15,023 kWh annual energy savings

  • Concrete Use

    Concrete 433 tons (393 tonnes) of new concrete pours avoided to date

  • CO2 Emissions

    Emissions 343,153 lbs (155,653 kgs) of greenhouse gas emissions prevented

  • Landfill Debris

    Landfill Debris 473 lbs (429 kgs) of construction debris prevented

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