20 Aug 2018

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 (U.S. only)

   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    

       

 

 

 

150 Spear Street 

  • ENERGY STAR and LEED EBOM Gold certified
  • Upgraded boiler and cooling tower
  • Low flush/flow water fixtures
  • After hours walkthroughs to continuously verify correct system operation

 

 

 

 

AmberGlen Business Center      

  • ENERGY STAR certified
  • Utilize goats for vegetation maintenance, eliminating the use of machines or chemicals
  • Bee houses installed on campus to naturally pollinate native areas
  • Electric car charging stations