USAA Real Estate Company

San Antonio, Texas


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

USAA Real Estate Company

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 2016 accomplishments include:  

  • Having a 1 – 100 ENERGY STAR score above 75 for 96 percent of its total office buildings, and increasing the portfolio average score to 87; an 81 percent improvement over the past 16 years.
  • Driving water usage for the USAA portfolio down four percent for 2016 through benchmarking and reduction efforts.
  • Continuing to integrate ENERGY STAR tools into its energy management program with the automation of electric, gas, and water data benchmarking in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager®, and beginning to track and benchmark waste data.
  • Improving awareness of ENERGY STAR by dedicating a segment of its internal intranet site to ENERGY STAR as well as including ENERGY STAR information in its software platform as part of the Training and Resources/Facilities Maintenance section.
  • Participating in the ENERGY STAR Boot Camp Competition and using platforms such as Twitter, tenant events, emailed newsletters, and giveaways to engage stakeholders.
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