AutoMate Scientific is a Green Business

AutoMate Scientific has been a registered Alameda County Green Business since 2013
State-of-the-art commercial building completed May 2018:
  • 110% solar – we produce more electricity than we use
  • 100% LED lighting
  • 100% lighting controls & occupancy sensors
  • So much natural light that we don’t need any artificial lighting during the day
  • High-efficiency heat-pump HVAC
  • 100% instant hot water
  • 100% double-paned glass
  • Energy Start computers, monitors and printers
WaterSmart Business Certificate
  • 100% low-flow faucets and toilets
  • 100% drip-irrigation and low-water, drought-tolerant landscaping
Two industrial HRVs passively heat/cool incoming fresh air using stale warm/cool air exhaust at 76% efficiency
Low-emissions building materials, construction (pre-fab), carpets and furniture
Over 50% of inbound packaging re-used for shipments to customers
  • Universal wastes (batteries) and electronic equipment always properly disposed
  • Compostable waste separated and recycled
  • Plastic wrap and shrink wrap 100% recycled
  • NO disposable dishware in the kitchen
  • NO single-use water bottles
  • NO single-use pod coffee makers
Low-toxic (Green Seal certified) cleaning products
  • No antibacterial soaps
Renewable carbon credits purchased from UPS for 90% of our domestic and international shipping
Our products are manufactured to European “RoHS” lead-free and harmful metal-free standards
50% of our staff routinely bicycle to work
Indoor bike parking and repair facilities
Flex-time offered to all employees to avoid heavy traffic and/or work from home