CBRE registered and benchmarked a record-breaking number of buildings in the Energy Star program last year, according to the company’s new corporate responsibility report. The world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm says that throughout 2017, they added 6,197 buildings representing more than 370.7 million square feet to the program.
Federal agencies, among the largest consumers of energy, are focused on ensuring they’re operating as efficiently as possible while making sure power is available when and where it’s needed, according to software-industrial company Honeywell. The company’s VP Kevin Madden shares thoughts on the significance of the project.
Portfolio property owners are facing unprecedented pressure from the market to upgrade their building stock to be more intelligent and environmentally sustainable, yet most building energy retrofits miss the distinct needs of their owners. But by using a new toolset encompassing tested and proven best practices, portfolio owners can overcome these challenges and reap savings, RMI says.