USAA Real Estate
San Antonio, Texas
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
USAA Real Estate is the real estate investment arm of USAA. USAA Real Estate has continued to find new opportunities to improve energy efficiency in its diverse portfolio, while promoting the ENERGY STAR program across the industry. Key 2020 accomplishments include:
- Achieving ENERGY STAR certification for 32 buildings in 2020.
- Increasing its average portfolio ENERGY STAR Score from a 78 in 2019 to an 82 in 2020.
- Accomplishing its goal set out in 2011 to reduce energy consumption by 20 percent across its portfolio by 2020 using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager to track and report data.
- Investing over $500,000 in capital and operational energy efficiency projects in 2020, generating over $1.5 million in savings.
- Improving its data exchange process to validate data collection and benchmarking through ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®.
- Highlighting ENERGY STAR achievements in its annual sustainability report, which is distributed to internal and external audiences.