This Earth Day, it's time to celebrate action. Companies, families, and people are leading the way to a clean energy future and a healthier climate by investing in energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR and green power.
Be inspired by them to take your own actions to reduce your carbon footprint, including looking for the ENERGY STAR label on products, switching to green power options, and considering an electric vehicle for your next car purchase. Take the ENERGY STAR Climate pledge and get started on these and other smart energy choices today.
Empire State Realty Trust (ESRT) is a leader of sustainability in real estate with its unparalleled approach to energy efficiency at the Empire State Building, as well as across the company’s full portfolio of 10.1 million square feet of office and retail space in Manhattan and the Greater New York metropolitan area. ESRT’s groundbreaking energy retrofit project at the Empire State Building reduced energy emissions by 40 percent and continues to serve as the global model to demonstrate the business case and financial ROI of deep energy retrofit. ESRT’s comprehensive, performance-driven energy management program integrates a data-driven approach, innovative technologies, and best-in-class practices. The company’s sustainability efforts leverage data management platforms, including ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager as a foundational element, to provide advanced analytics and insights that inform and improve performance.
ESRT has announced that it will target net-zero carbon emissions for the Empire State Building by 2030, and across the full portfolio by 2035. The company was recently named a 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, and the Empire State Building has been recognized as an EPA Green Power Partner since 2011. Recently, the company became the nation’s largest 100% user of renewable wind electricity in real estate.
For more information about ESRT and its sustainability efforts, visit https://www.empirestaterealtytrust.com/about-us/sustainability/.
Products that earn the ENERGY STAR label are independently certified to save energy and help protect the climate. With ENERGY STAR, you can save 30% or about $575 on your household energy bills, while avoiding more than 5,500 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions.
Take advantage of opportunities in your community to choose green power as the energy source for your home.
Advances in electric vehicles mean more options, longer driving ranges and quicker charge times. Match your new car with an ENERGY STAR certified charger for even greater environmental benefit.