Office Properties Income Trust

Newton, Massachusetts

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Office Properties Income Trust is a real estate investment firm. Office Properties Income Trust has maintained an ongoing dedication to improving its energy management program, leveraging ENERGY STAR® tools and resources in unique ways to communicate throughout its organization. Key 2022 accomplishments include:

  •  Achieving ENERGY STAR certification for 47 buildings and becoming a Premier Member of ENERGY STAR Certification Nation.
  •  Updating its standard equipment specifications with a particular focus on the impact equipment may have on carbon emissions during its 15–30-year lifespan. 
  •  Expanding on its active, real-time data capture program with automated weekly, bi-weekly, and monthly reporting on ENERGY STAR scores, energy consumption, and energy related spending at 42 buildings.
  •  Conducting a training for new hires and brokers that includes information on the ENERGY STAR program and requirements about data sharing for benchmarking.
  •  Participating in an annual competition focused on energy efficiency best practices. In 2022, the competition took the form of a Reduce Runtime Challenge, which focused on reducing HVAC equipment runtimes in areas where tenants have not yet fully returned post-COVID.
  •  Tracking emissions reductions in a dashboard that allows for easy viewing of ENERGY STAR scores, energy use intensities, and emissions compared to program targets.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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