Green Business

Green Business

Protecting the environment is a high priority for Andros and Blake’s Auto Body. In 1999, he built his corporate headquarters solar powered. It was the largest privately owned solar powered building in Northern California, and the first net-metered in all of California. The company is now thrilled to bring “Waterborne Paints” to Northern California. These paints emit water into the air instead of chemicals.

We are proud to be one of the first in Northern California to use Waterborne Paints. Less than 1% of collision repair facilities in the USA are utilizing Waterborne Paints. The Waterborne system blends paints with water as opposed to chemical solvents. When the paints are sprayed and dried water is emitted into the air, as opposed to chemicals entering the air.

We filter all paint areas so paint residue turns into solids and go into the proper disposal, not the air.

All of our waste water is filtered before it goes into the sewer line. There is no water from a Blake’s location going into any storm drains, etc.

All our locations recycle card board, paper, plastics, etc.

In 2008 Andros also made his Novato facility and his home solar powered. All his solar decisions were made two fold, as a business investment and for social responsibility. “It was the right thing to do.”

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