Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is a leading global provider of commercial real estate services, including property and corporate facility management services for approximately 1.8 billion square feet worldwide. JLL is receiving recognition for its continued integration of ENERGY STAR resources to drive portfolio-wide savings, as well as its comprehensive efforts to promote strategic energy management to staff, clients, and tenants alike. Key accomplishments include:
· Reaching 100 percent benchmarking participation across all investor-owned and retail mall properties, and significantly expanding benchmarking activity across corporate client properties.
· Establishing an automated benchmarking link between JLL's internal energy tracking system and Portfolio Manager to streamline data entry and reporting.
· Earning the ENERGY STAR for 118 managed properties representing over 43 million square feet, including such high-profile buildings as the Empire State Building in New York City and the Aon Center in Chicago. This is an increase of more than 25 percent over 2009 certification activity, and brings the firm's total to 267 certified properties over the past three years.
· Reducing energy consumption by 5 percent across more than 150 million square feet of managed properties.
· Directing more than 200 property management personnel to LAUNCHTM, JLL's tutorial on energy management best practices and ENERGY STAR resources. This helps ensure that the ENERGY STAR strategic approach to energy management is being implemented at individual properties.
· Encouraging more than 11,000 employees to take the Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR pledge in 2009-10, with the potential to save 144 million pounds of greenhouse gas emissions.