USAA Real Estate Company

San Antonio, Texas

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

USAA Real Estate Company
With more than $12 billion in assets under management, USAA Real Estate Company provides co-investment, acquisition, and development services across the United States for corporate and institutional investors. USAA Real Estate Company is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence recognition for continuing to find new and creative opportunities to improve energy efficiency in its diverse portfolio of high-performing properties. Key 2012 accomplishments include:

  • Achieving a portfolio-wide average benchmarking score of 90, across a portfolio of office, hotel, and multifamily properties. More than 90 percent of its office portfolio is currently ENERGY STAR certified or eligible for certification.
  • Reducing energy consumption by 3.4 percent in 2012, for a cumulative energy savings of 43 percent and $20 million in energy costs saved since 2000.
  • Focusing on operational excellence by making low- and no-cost changes, as well as some capital investments--saving more than $2.2 million in 2012 across the USAA enterprise and portfolios.
  • Achieving a 12-15 percent energy reduction for each of four buildings at the midpoint of EPA's 2012 ENERGY STAR National Building Competition.
  • Sharing best practices on tenant engagement in the Occupancy Engagement for Sustainability report as part of the company's relationship with Sustainability Roundtable.
  • Reducing its average source energy intensity by 131.2 kBtu per square foot in 2012, representing a 38-percent reduction.

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