BOMA International

Washington, District of Columbia


Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Efficiency Program Delivery

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BOMA International is a trade association for commercial real estate professionals. BOMA maintained its leadership in promoting ENERGY STAR® resources to the real estate industry to help members meet sustainability objectives and communicated key messages on how to navigate the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Key 2021 accomplishments include: 

  • Continuing to provide industry leadership and insight into challenges faced during the COVID-19 pandemic and assisting EPA with communicating ENERGY STAR guidance and updates to ENERGY STAR certification and benchmarking. 
  • Launching a new carbon reduction initiative to help industry organizations reach their GHG emissions goals, including a policy statement, a consultative document to share resources and best practices, and a challenge program to encourage benchmarking of emissions data.
  • Expanding its class B/C outreach program to deliver best practices and information on energy efficiency strategies to smaller buildings and those with fewer resources.
  • Establishing a new organizational priority to boost workforce development in the CRE industry by engaging with the federal government to advocate for energy efficiency jobs, resulting in several successes this year and additional opportunities under development. 
  • Prominently featuring and promoting ENERGY STAR in speeches, vlogs, BOMA Magazine, e-newsletters, webinars, and social media, reaching tens of thousands of commercial real estate practitioners. 
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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