Touchmark is a leader in planning, building, and operating communities for people 55-plus years. Located in eight states and Alberta, Canada, Touchmark communities provide a broad range of homes and lifestyle options. The Touchmark Life Enrichment/Wellness program has been recognized nationally. The health and fitness clubs are open to the public and serve people ages 40-plus. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Werner G. Nistler, Jr., founded the privately held company in 1980 to create retirement communities that offer an array of services and amenities in high-quality homes with compassionate staff supporting residents. The 1,400-plus Touchmark team members are the heart of the Touchmark lifestyle; they are guided by the company mission--To enrich people's lives. The Touchmark Foundation, launched in 2002, is a not-for-profit public charity formed to enhance the well-being of seniors. Visit for more information.


Every year, we ask partners to renew their commitment: Join the 2016–2017 Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR Campaign now!

Change the World, Start with ENERGY STAR:

2008-2009 Goal: 2,599,000 lbs.
Current Total: 979,931 lbs.
% to Goal: 38%

Questions about your Goal?

If you have questions about setting or changing your goal, please email

Cumulative Savings

Greenhouse Gas Emissions (lbs.) 979,931
Dollars $78,394
kWh 538,498
BTUs 1,302,320,205