USAA Real Estate Company
San Antonio, Texas
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
USAA Real Estate Company provides co-investment, acquisition, and development services across the United States for corporate and institutional investors. USAA Real Estate Company is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for continuing to find new and creative opportunities to improve energy efficiency in its diverse portfolio of high-performing properties. Key 2016 accomplishments include:
- Having a 1 – 100 ENERGY STAR score above 75 for 96 percent of its total office buildings, and increasing the portfolio average score to 87; an 81 percent improvement over the past 16 years.
- Driving water usage for the USAA portfolio down four percent for 2016 through benchmarking and reduction efforts.
- Continuing to integrate ENERGY STAR tools into its energy management program with the automation of electric, gas, and water data benchmarking in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®, and beginning to track and benchmark waste data.
- Improving awareness of ENERGY STAR by dedicating a segment of its internal intranet site to ENERGY STAR as well as including ENERGY STAR information in its software platform as part of the Training and Resources/Facilities Maintenance section.
- Participating in the ENERGY STAR Boot Camp Competition and using platforms such as Twitter, tenant events, emailed newsletters, and giveaways to engage stakeholders.