01 Jan 2019

Sustainability Profiles

Our Sustainability Profiles feature properties from our Pillars of Responsible Property Investing initiative. Each profile helps tell the sustainability story of the property - highlighting sustainable features and initiatives of the building, certifications received, and awards won.

Amerex Energy Services

  • Case study on how Principal partners with Amerex Energy
  • Services to find ways to save energy for real estate portfolios

 

 

 

 

 

 

One Rogers Street

  • ENERGY STAR® and LEED EBOM Gold certified
  • IREM Certified Sustainable Property
  • High-performance green cleaning program for all janitorial needs

 

 

 

 

 

Bay Center Offices

  • ENERGY STAR® and LEED EBOM Gold certified
  • Diverted more than 50% of the ongoing consumables waste stream
  • High-performance green cleaning program for all janitorial needs

 

 

 

 

 

Burbank Empire Center

  • "Highest Absolute Energy Savings in a Retrofit at a Single Parking Lot" by the Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) campaign 2016
  • 29% common area water use reduction over baseline
  • 36% common area energy use reduction over baseline

 

 

 

 

Watermark Kendall West  

  • ENERGY STAR® and LEED EBOM Gold certified
  • ENERGY STAR kitchen appliances and washing/drying machines
  • Vegetated roof and landscaped terrace, complete with drip irrigation system
  • Alternative transportation encouraged through 50 bicycle racks, ZipCars, and proximity to subway

 

 

 

Hazard Center      

  • ENERGY STAR and LEED EBOM Gold certified
  • Energy and water efficient chiller and cooling tower
  • Electric vehicle charging stations
  • LED-only building standard since 2014

 

 

 

 

Texas Lighting Campaign 

  • Installed more efficient and more aesthetically pleasing lighting at 28 properties with an anticipated 2.8 year payback
  • Replaced nearly 4,500 lamps in parking lots, parking garages, and wall mounted fixtures
  • Expected reduction of annual operating costs by over $210,000
  • Expected reduction of lighting maintenance and lamp replacement costs by roughly $25,000/year