Technicians for Sustainability

How does the company you are nominating exemplify the concepts of reducing, reusing and recycling? (500 character max.)

The goal at Technicians For Sustainability is to ensure that Southern Arizona’s natural resources are used efficiently and with respect for present and future needs. With that in mind, TFS is committed to enhancing their community through making high-quality solar accessible to everyone.

How does the company engage and inform employees and consumers about sustainability? (500 character max.)

In everything they do as a company and as individuals, the team at TFS strives to walk their talk. This means tackling things like lower impact transportation, enhancing employee health, clean energy use, purchasing with integrity, and giving to the community through outreach, education, and donation programs.

How does the company you are nominating give back to the community? (500 character max.)

As part of their connection to the local community, TFS works with local schools and community organizations to implement education programs, provides internships to youth, sponsors several non-profit groups, and offers a variety of giving programs for nonprofits. Additionally, through a Solar Grant Program TFS has provided seven local non-profits with solar energy systems, allowing them to reduce their bill payments and redirect those funds toward supporting their own missions.

What else would you like us to know about this company? (1,000 character max.)

Technicians For Sustainability (TFS) is a local, employee-owned, mission-driven business dedicated to helping customers translate their environmental values into a practical reality. Based in Tucson, Arizona, TFS installs high-quality, clean, solar electric and hot water systems built to last. Since opening in 2003, TFS has installed over 21 megawatts of solar for both residential and commercial customers. At TFS, we believe that corporations and businesses are not only instruments of social change but have a responsibility to support our communities and the natural environment. We are proud to be part of a movement of responsible businesses and support the belief that corporations exist to sustain thriving communities.

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