CBRE, Inc.

San Jose, California

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence

CBRE is a global leader in real estate services, managing more than 3 billion square feet of commercial properties and corporate facilities worldwide. CBRE is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence recognition for using its leadership position to raise the bar for energy efficiency across the industry, while leveraging ENERGY STAR as the foundation of its approach. Key 2012 accomplishments include:
  • Reducing energy intensity by more than 8.5 percent across its registered national portfolio.
  • Benchmarking 1,383 CBRE-managed buildings in Portfolio Manager, representing more than 256 million square feet.
  • Earning the ENERGY STAR for 229 buildings, with 297 additional properties that are either in the process of applying or eligible for certification.
  • Achieving an average ENERGY STAR score of 79 across its 150 million square foot portfolio of buildings, with more than 24 months of data--a two-point improvement compared to 2011.
  • Introducing the "ENERGYplus" platform that automatically uploads building data into Portfolio Manager, as well as developing a coordinated and centralized ENERGY STAR certification engineering service for managed buildings.
  • Continuing its successful partnership with Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International to train all CBRE real estate managers and building engineering personnel. Since 2007, more than 13,000 attendees have participated in the four-part training series.
  • Educating employees and the community about energy efficiency by entering 36 managed buildings as participants in EPA's 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition.