Vornado Realty Trust
New York, New York
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Vornado Realty Trust (Vornado) is a fully integrated Real Estate Management Trust which owns, develops and operates more than 30 million square feet of office, retail, residential and hotel properties. Vornado is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence recognition for its creative promotion of ENERGY STAR programs and for its sophisticated approach to energy management across its portfolio. Key 2017 accomplishments include:
- Benchmarking 83 properties in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®, representing 100 percent of assets under management.
- Receiving the ENERGY STAR Certification for 17 properties in 2017, representing more than 13 million square feet, or 34 percent of the total portfolio.
- Incorporating ENERGY STAR accomplishments into its internal stakeholder process through recognition of building managers and engineers who achieved ENERGY STAR labels. Four chief engineers were further recognized for reducing their utility consumption by 10 percent or greater from 2016, as measured in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager.
- Hosting its second Tenant Sustainability Roundtable, a half-day summit featuring a segment on the ENERGY STAR for Tenants program attended by ENERGY STAR representatives. The Roundtable included an audience representing over 4 million square feet of tenants from globally recognized firms across many industries.