Kilroy Realty Corporation
Los Angeles, California
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management
Kilroy Realty Corporation is a real estate investment trust. Kilroy Realty has demonstrated its ongoing commitment to providing leadership and stakeholder engagement in sustainability across the commercial real estate market. Key 2020 accomplishments include:
- Achieving ENERGY STAR certification for 66 percent of its portfolio including multifamily and tenant-operated buildings.
- Launching its “Partners for the Planet” Twitter campaign, which highlighted ENERGY STAR and other important partners it works with to achieve its sustainability goals, as well as its “ENERGY STAR From Anywhere” Twitter campaign to highlight that its work on ENERGY STAR projects continued despite working from home.
- Leveraging ENERGY STAR Treasure Hunt resources to conduct virtual treasure hunts across 21 buildings, which identified 12 buildings for upgrades for a projected average energy savings of seven percent.
- Adding performance guarantee language to its standard contracts for energy efficiency projects.
- Growing the Kilroy Innovation Lab with new partners and four new pilots, including virtual retro commissioning, an innovative plug load project, a low flow showerhead retrofit, and a precooling HVAC project.
- Incorporating language encouraging tenants to pursue ENERGY STAR Tenant Space in all of its Building Standards Documents.