In It for the Long Haul

VersaCold is committed to continuously improving sustainability measures to achieve greater environmental responsibility in all aspects of our operations.

As part of this mission, we have made significant investments in an ongoing series of initiatives designed to reduce environmental impacts, including:

  • Partnering with Bullfrog Power and using their green electricity and natural gas products to reduce the CO2 emissions footprint of our Vancouver Head Office
  • Retrofitting existing facilities with high-efficiency lighting, roofing and charging systems for our materials handling equipment
  • Installing rainwater and defrost condensation collection systems and reduced flow faucets
  • Improving management and monitoring of storm water
  • Implementing comprehensive recycling programs (cardboard, paper, stretch wrap, refrigeration oil, steel and other metals, forklift batteries, printer cartridges, construction debris)
  • Expanding use of more efficient and environmentally friendly refrigerants, such as ammonia
  • Replacing standard efficiency motors with premium efficiency motors (and variable frequency drives, where appropriate)
  • Transitioning towards a paperless office environment
  • Educating our engineering teams and employees on ways to reduce energy consumption at their sites and giving them advanced tools, such as near-real-time monitoring, to keep consumption under control
  • Ensuring all expansions and new buildings have as low an environmental impact as possible

Download our Corporate Environment Policy - June 2017