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One With The Environment

At First National Bank, we recognize the importance of helping preserve our environment. That’s why we’re always looking for ways to be more efficient while maintaining our quality products and superior service standards.  Outlined below are a few of our initiatives to help make this world a better place today, and in the future.

First National Bank Facts

  • In 2010, First National was recognized by Bank Technology News as one of "America's Greenest Banks."
  • In 2010, First National Bank was named one of SustainLINK's "eco-intelligent" banks.
  • First National Bank's data center is powered by 4 parallel fuel cells, an eco-friendly power source that doesn't emit greenhouse gases. Also, the heat output from these fuel cells is recovered via a heat exchanger and supplemented to heat their Technology Center.
  • In 2010, First National Bank began to switch its quarterly First Focus newsletter to an exclusively electronic format.
  • In 2010, First National Bank began a server virtualization process for all 8,000 of their desktop PCs, replacing them with more energy efficient terminals that also have double the lifespan of traditional PCs-longer lifespan equals less electonic waste.
  • In 2008, First National Bank was named one of Computerworld’s Top Green IT Companies. 
  • First National Bank offers online banking products to help reduce paper waste and save customers trips to the bank or mailbox.
  • Telecommuting and teleconferencing technologies are utilized by First National to curb unnecessary travel.
  • “Smart” ATMs that feature “envelopeless” deposits have been implemented at several First National Bank locations. Checks and cash are inserted directly into the ATM – eliminating the need for deposit envelopes.
  • The majority of First National Bank's buildings use energy efficient light bulbs and thermostats are set to economizer mode to minimize furnance and air conditioner usage. As facilities are upgraded, motion sensitive lighting, sinks, and flush devices are continuously being added.
  • First National Bank has recycling programs in place to recycle plastic, aluminum and paper. Plus all carpet remnants are even recycled.

    In 2009, First National Bank recycled 360.59 tons of material. Due to our employees' efforts, we saved 6,130 trees, 1,478,410 kilowatt hours of energy, 2,524,130 gallons of water, 1,189.9 yards of landfill space, and 21,635.4 pounds of air pollutants.
 
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