Jones Lang LaSalle

Chicago, Illinois

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management

Jones Lang LaSalle

As a multinational provider of commercial real estate services, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) is an industry leader in property and corporate facility management services, managing a portfolio of approximately 1.8 billion square feet worldwide. JLL is receiving Sustained Excellence recognition for its dedication to driving deeper energy savings across its portfolio and communicating its successes with ENERGY STAR to its employees, tenants, and the community. Key 2011 accomplishments include:


         Benchmarking 100 percent of its U.S. property management portfolio in Portfolio Manager, which includes more than 900 buildings representing over 150 million square feet of space.

         Continuing to realize additional energy savings, despite already maintaining a high-performing portfolio with an average ENERGY STAR score of 74. The company cut its source energy intensity by an additional 2.4 percent in 2011 across its 150 million square feet of managed properties.

         Certifying nearly 180 managed buildings as ENERGY STAR, an increase of more than 50 percent over 2010 certification activity.

         Generating an estimated 22,000 impressions with its integrated communication campaign that helped promote the efforts of its 11 buildings in EPA's 2011 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition through blog postings, tweets, onsite videos, reposts to LinkedIn, and a microsite on the companys website.

         Educating its 12,000 employees on how to save energy with help from ENERGY STAR by hosting a video contest during Energy Awareness Month in which employees submitted videos showing how they cut energy use.

         Promoting the value of ENERGY STAR through high-level media placements, social media, public forums, discussions with high-ranking government officials, reports and webinars to clients, and consistent outreach to its employees, prospects, and tenants.

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