BOMA/Chicago members have a strong track record of being dedicated stewards of the environment as a result of ongoing education, best practice sharing and investments in energy efficiency programs and technologies. Without the need for legislative mandates, Members have embraced sustainable practices allowing objectives to be met through market driven initiatives. In fact, BOMA/Chicago leads the nation in the percentage of green building stock - total square footage of buildings with ENERGY STAR ratings or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certifications, according to CBRE’s Green Building Adoption Index

 

Sustainability Initiatives

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Partnering with local leaders to forward cost-effective sustainability initiatives in commercial office buildings. 

Energy Benchmarking

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Supporting the practice of energy benchmarking through the EPA's ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager tool.

LEED & Other Certifications

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Raising awareness about LEED and other energy efficiency certifications that put sustainable practices into action.

City of Chicago Programs

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Sharing resources and information about City of Chicago programs for commercial buildings that foster greater sustainability.