Since our initial commitment to this great program in 1999, we have seen first-hand the value that an Energy Star rating
brings to buildings, in terms of lower energy costs and the recognition that an energy-efficient building is a well-run building," said Dan Probst, chairman of the Global Sustainability Board at Jones Lang LaSalle.
Earlier this year, those improvements earned the Education Building a federal EPA Energy Star rating
of 95 out of 100 points.
Department of Energy, has been created to encourage Americans to consider the energy they use and to switch to light bulbs and fixtures that have earned the government's ENERGY STAR rating
for energy efficiency.
To earn the Energy Star rating
, homes must be independently verified as meeting EPA's strict guidelines for energy efficiency.
Sea Gull Lighting's Stockholm chandelier, in brushed nickel and espresso finishes, now carries the Energy Star rating
Nationally, 60 percent of the population has some awareness of the Energy Star rating
program, which denotes a level of energy efficiency that is earned by both home appliances and the home itself.
The frontload washer qualifies for the Energy Star rating
for its superior water conservation.
Exelon's key green IT initiatives included becoming carbon neutral and attaining an Energy Star rating
for its data center.
Some of that experience is with their own buildings which have achieved the Energy Star rating
or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) certification.
The commercial real estate industry knows the importance of the Energy Star rating
because energy use in commercial buildings currently accounts for nearly half of all energy consumption in the nation and costs over $200 billion each year," stated Brian.
But then the owners of the renamed Corporate Pointe at West Hills renovated the sprawling office complex with superefficient energy systems, earning a federal environmental Energy Star rating
Portfolio Manager calculates the building's ENERGY STAR rating
and carbon footprint and returns that data to Planon.