Seattle, Washington

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


BentallGreenOak is a global real estate investment firm. BentallGreenOak has maintained a longstanding commitment to energy efficiency and promoting its ENERGY STAR partnership, and it achieved ENERGY STAR Certification for a company record number of properties in 2019. Key 2019 accomplishments include:

  • Actively benchmarking 710 properties, improving the average ENERGY STAR score from 73 in 2018 to 75 in 2019.
  • Increasing the number of ENERGY STAR certified properties in the U.S. portfolio from 59 in 2018 to 77 in 2019.
  • Reducing weather-normalized source energy use by over 4 percent from 2018 to 2019.
  • Updating its Target Setting Program to include internal, asset class-specific energy reduction targets for office, residential and enclosed retail assets, which is designed to set ambitious goals for improvement in ENERGY STAR Scores.
  • Continuing to grow its ForeverGreen campaign, its internal sustainability communications platform, by introducing monthly sustainability and wellness topics as game show style trivia. This campaign included a month-long focus on energy efficiency and the importance of the organization's partnership with ENERGY STAR.
  • Promoting its partnership with ENERGY STAR and approach to energy management in the United States and internationally, with both internal and external stakeholders.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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