JLL is proud to support ongoing energy efficiency efforts at Precedent Office Park. The park is managed by JLL and owned by Precedent Co-Investor, LLC and managed by JLL. The property recently earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification as a result of buildings performing in the top 25% of similar facilities. Hence, the buildings meet strict efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.
The Precedent Office Park has been taking part in renovations and keeping an eye on areas for improvement. This is no easy feat since the entire park contains 20 buildings, totaling 1.1-million-square-feet. The office park is a mix of mid-rise, two-story and single-story buildings. It includes a 6,000-square foot fitness facility, a mile-long walking trail, a national day care provider, a full-service conference facility and multiple restaurants and banks.
Most noteworthy, the Park increased the number of buildings from three to thirteen, or over a 333% increase. As a result of strategically managing energy as well as making cost-effective improvements that focused on efficiency, the Precedent Office Park earned an additional ten buildings the ENERGY STAR Certification. Furthermore, the park will continue to strive for increased efficiency.
About EPA ENERGY STAR
EPA’s ENERGY STAR energy performance scale helps organizations assess how efficiently their buildings use energy relative to similar buildings nationwide. A building that scores a 75 or higher on EPA’s 1-100 scale may be eligible for certification. Commercial buildings that can earn the ENERGY STAR include offices, bank branches, data centers, financial centers, retail stores, courthouses, hospitals, hotels, K-12 schools, medical offices, supermarkets, dormitories, houses of worship, and warehouses.
Use this checklist provided by the EPA to ensure your building is operating at peak efficiency while evaluating opportunities to improve performance in operations and maintenance, occupants’ behaviors, lighting, and equipment.