Tools and Resources

Beacon Capital Partners, LLC’s Energy Policy

Last Updated: 11-04-2019

Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

Issued by Beacon Capital Partners’ President, Fred Seigel, in 2008, Beacon’s Energy Policy resulted in sustainability becoming a core value integral to all the organization does.

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Thirdparty resources, Sample energy policies
Market Sector: Commercial real estate

Bentall Kennedy’s Corporate Sustainability Policy

Last Updated: 11-04-2019

Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

Signed by Bentall Kennedy’s Chief Executive Officer, Gary Whitelaw, in 2011, Bentall Kennedy’s Corporate Sustainability Policy details its commitment to maximizing the benefits and mitigating any detrimental outcomes by adopting best practices aligned with corporate social responsibility (CSR) and responsible property investing (RPI) principles.

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Thirdparty resources, Sample energy policies
Market Sector: Commercial real estate

Evergreen Public Schools’ Policy and Procedures for Efficient and Responsible Use of Resources

Last Updated: 11-08-2019

Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

Evergreen Public Schools established a program to minimize the costs of resource utilization and promote environmental stewardship. To support the program, they also outlined guidelines regarding building operation standards to minimize resource use while maintaining healthy, effective, and comfortable learning and working environments for students and staff members.

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Thirdparty resources, Sample energy policies
Market Sector: K12 schools
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Irrigated Area and Water Use Tracking in Portfolio Manager

Last Updated: 10-05-2017

Learn how the "Irrigated Area" field in Portfolio Manager is identified and defined. Because outdoor water use can represent a significant portion of water consumption in many buildings, it's an important factor in calculating EPA's 1-100 Water Score for multifamily properties.

Topic: ENERGY STAR score calculation details
Resource Type: Sample energy policies
Market Sector: Multifamily housing
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Kenton County School District’s Energy Management Policy

Last Updated: 11-08-2019

Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

In its energy policy, the Kenton County School District commits to adopting a district-wide Sustainable Energy Plan (SEP) that will result in a significant reduction in overall energy consumption. It also affirms the district’s commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency as a fundamental operational objective and integral to the strategy of fulfilling its educational mission.

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Thirdparty resources, Sample energy policies
Market Sector: K12 schools

New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s Corporate Energy Policy & Guidelines

Last Updated: 11-08-2019

Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

New York-Presbyterian’s corporate energy policy describes core values and responsibilities for implementing its energy management program.

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Thirdparty resources, Sample energy policies
Market Sector: Healthcare

Sears Holdings Corporation’s Environmental Policy Statement

Last Updated: 11-04-2019

Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

Signed in June 2009, Sears Holdings Corporation’s environmental policy statement outlines its commitment to:

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Thirdparty resources, Sample energy policies
Market Sector: Retail

TRANSWESTERN’s Standard Practices for Energy

Last Updated: 11-04-2019

Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

TRANSWESTERN’s Standard Practices for Energy outline the scope, goals and performance metrics, and responsible parties for implementing its practices.

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Thirdparty resources, Sample energy policies
Market Sector: Commercial real estate

USAA Real Estate Company’s Energy Policy

Last Updated: 11-04-2019

Creating an energy policy is a key step in formalizing your organization's commitment to saving energy. After all, you’ll be much more likely to achieve lasting results when energy efficiency is integrated as a core element of your organization’s business practices.

USAA Real Estate Company’s policy outlines commitments in the following areas:

Topic: Energy management guidance
Resource Type: Thirdparty resources, Sample energy policies
Market Sector: Commercial real estate