Washington, District Of Columbia
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Energy Efficiency Program Delivery
BOMA International (BOMA) is a multinational federation of more than 100 local associations and affiliated organizations. Together, BOMA’s more than 16,500 members own or manage nearly 10 billion square feet of U.S. office space. BOMA is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its leadership in promoting benchmarking and the adoption of energy efficiency best practices in the commercial real estate market. Key 2015 accomplishments include:
- Launching the BOMA Energy Efficiency Program (BEEP) 2.0, an update of the popular initiative first created in 2006, to reflect the latest industry trends and technologies.
- Updating the BOMA Green Lease Guide, first published in 2008, to include lease language to address renewable energy sources, building densification issues, electric vehicle charging stations, and more.
- Revising and launching the BOMA Energy Performance Contracting Model (BEPC) for use by building owners to remove the uncertainty and risk associated with implementing deep energy retrofits.
- Launching, in conjunction with the Consortium for Building Energy Innovation and the U.S. Department of Energy, the Building Retuning program, a series of live educational train-the-trainer programs focused on operational solutions to energy waste. These programs use ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® to establish baselines and benchmark energy use over time.