Vornado Realty Trust

New York, New York

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management


Vornado Realty Trust (VNO) is a fully integrated real estate investment trust. Vornado maintained its robust energy management program and consistently promoted ENERGY STAR® and energy efficiency programs throughout its organization, including to its tenants. Key 2022 accomplishments include: 

  •  Achieving ENERGY STAR certification for eight buildings. 
  •  Benchmarking 100% of its assets for energy and water, and 69% for waste, in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®. 
  •  Investing nearly $6 million in capital energy efficiency projects, expected to save 300,000 kWh of electricity and yield annual savings of about $260,000, and fully electrifying the cooling system for one of its properties.
  •  Hosting a Tenant Energy Challenge, which engages tenants on energy efficiency and provides tips from ENERGY STAR on how to save.
  •  Hosting its 7th and 8th Tenant Roundtable event for tenants from New York and San Francisco, including sessions promoting ENERGY STAR Tenant Space®, ENERGY STAR Treasure Hunt campaigns, and the use of the ENERGY STAR Building Emissions Calculator.
  •  Transitioning its San Francisco properties to 100% clean offsite energy by opting into a program that allows VNO to purchase all the buildings’ electricity from in-state renewable resources.
In 2020 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid more than $40 Billion in energy costs

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