Being a good steward for the environment
We live in a miraculous world, surrounded by wonder. That life exists at all is a miracle. That we are surrounded by beauty, sustained through the energy of the sun, supported by the trees, plants, animals, and entire natural world around us… is breathtaking.
Our team lives in New Hampshire and Massachusetts – and we believe that northern New England is one of the most beautiful places on earth!
We desire to be a good steward of this natural wealth. Our company implements green practices to try to minimize any negative impact on the environment. Our mission is to give more than we get; that requires that we not “take” from the environment in order to create value for other stakeholders.
Formally, this involves:
- The entire Belmont office building is 100% solar powered – 308 solar panels generate 89 Mwh of renewable energy annually. More about this below
- We contract for wind power for the Manchester office
- Green building practices, including all LED lighting
- Energy saving policies for IT equipment
- Recycling – in-office
- Recycling – outdated IT systems
- Nearly paperless office
- Significant telecommuting and remote work
- Through our Charity team and Donor Advised Fund, we are beginning to partner with charities to help fund their own solar projects – improving the environment while strengthening NH’s vital nonprofits
Solar in the Belmont Office
In May of 2017, Brentwood, NH-based ReVision Energy installed a 86.2 kilowatt grid-tied solar electric system on the roof of our Belmont building.
When the sun is shining, the 308 solar panels on the roof of our Belmont office produce electricity that is either used in real-time by our office, or fed back to the grid where it benefits our community (and earns us a credit). Each year, the system will generate roughly 89,040 kilowatt-hours (kWhs) of electricity, offsetting the equivalent of driving over 162,400 miles in a gas-powered car (and offsetting the electrical usage of Mainstay and the other tenants).
To see what our system is producing, both today and across its lifetime, click here: https://enjoy.solar/MainstayTechnologies