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


IREM is an international commercial real estate association for property and asset managers. IREM has continued to promote sustainability and energy efficiency within its trainings and certification programs, with a focus on utilizing the ENERGY STAR® program to achieve significant energy reductions. Key 2021 accomplishments include:

  • Advancing the IREM Certified Sustainable Property (CSP) program to include 286 new and 890 cumulative IREM CSPs. This program incorporates ENERGY STAR tools and resources and supports real estate managers in benchmarking and resource efficiency.
  • Launching its CSP for industrial properties program, which heavily incorporates ENERGY STAR tools and resources.
  • Working with third-party software provider OpenWater to facilitate the use of ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® web services for the IREM CSP program.
  • Offering an IREM certification course, “Using Your ENERGY STAR Score to Improve Operations,” as part of a webinar series that focuses on ESG and sustainability topics.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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