SL Green Realty Corp.
New York, New York
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
SL Green Realty Corp. is a fully integrated real estate investment trust that is focused primarily on acquiring, managing, and maximizing the value of Manhattan commercial properties, receiving Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence recognition. SL Green has consistently promoted ENERGY STAR tools and best practices throughout the industry and has engaged in robust tenant outreach and education programs for internal staff focusing on energy management. Key 2018 accomplishments include:
- Achieving ENERGY STAR Certification for 23 buildings across its New York City and suburban portfolios in 2018, representing a 46 percent increase from 2017.
- Hosting an internal competition between buildings to recognize buildings that achieved an ENERGY STAR certification for the first time in 2018, buildings with an ENERGY STAR score greater 90, and buildings that achieved ENERGY STAR certification for five consecutive years.
- Conducting an ENERGY STAR training for 50 building engineers and property managers to educate the team on ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®, ENERGY STAR score updates, and energy efficiency initiatives that can improve ENERGY STAR scores.
- Expanding its tenant amenity program, Living Green, to reach 96 companies and 516 tenants, resulting in increased ENERGY STAR awareness and access to energy management resources such as a free energy audit.
- Highlighting ENERGY STAR achievements in its annual sustainability report which is distributed to 400 shareholders, 25 tenant organizations, and displayed in building lobbies.