Cushman & Wakefield

Chicago, Illinois

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Cushman & Wakefield is a global real estate services firm. Cushman & Wakefield has maintained its longstanding commitment to energy conservation across its portfolio, and leverages ENERGY STAR tools and resources to communicate with internal and external stakeholders. Key 2020 accomplishments include:

  • Achieving ENERGY STAR certification for 56 buildings in 2020.
  • Increasing its average ENERGY STAR Score from a 71 in 2019 to a 75 in 2020.
  • Delivering trainings for several hundred brokers, property managers, chief engineers, and other staff on the value of benchmarking in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® and the company’s ENERGY STAR partnership via internal and external webinars.
  • Saving over four million kilowatt hours in 2020 through its Energy Optimization Assessments and energy audits. Savings were realized by implementing low- and no-cost measures, focusing on operational adjustments, while developing longer term capital plans for deep retrofits of energy systems.
  • Leveraging ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager to track waste volume and diversion rates for 149 properties in 2020 compared to 49 properties in 2019.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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