- Bozzuto honored with EPA’s highest award –
GREENBELT, MD — April 6, 2017 — Bozzuto Management Company has been named 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year — Energy Management. Bozzuto is receiving this recognition for its efforts to improve the energy efficiency of the apartment communities it manages and its commitment to engaging its residents to promote energy efficiency and the value of the ENERGY STAR program. Bozzuto is the first and only 100 percent multifamily management company to win this award. This award is the highest level of recognition by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Among its many achievements, Bozzuto’s highlights include:
- A significant 4 percent reduction in energy usage across its entire managed portfolio, resulting in millions in savings and multi-millions in increased asset value.
- ENERGY STAR certifications with 14 communities in 2016 — the most by any third party management company.
- Enrollment of its first five communities in the National Building Competition: BOOTCAMP, representing 33 percent of all participating multifamily buildings.
In addition to resident engagement and education, Bozzuto Management implemented continued substantial energy and money-saving strategies across its portfolio.
“Our energy management program has grown substantially to benefit our residents and to protect our environment,” said Peter Zadoretzky, Director of Sustainability for Bozzuto Management Company. “We benchmark every community we manage in ENERGY STAR’s Portfolio Manager. This helps us gain massive savings, through a combination of teamwork, targeted communications and energy conservation measures.”
In 2015 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners saved American businesses and consumers 503 billion kilowatt hours and $34 billion on their energy bills, while achieving broad emission reductions.
Bozzuto Management Company’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy in Washington, D.C. on April 26, 2017. For a complete list of 2017 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
The Bozzuto Group is an experiential real estate company that is continually celebrated for its developments, customer service and workplace culture. With an expertise in homebuilding, multifamily development, construction and management for itself and its clients, Bozzuto is devoted to crafting extraordinary experiences. This commitment is applied to creating communities that mix belonging and inspiration with the promise of adventure and discovery.
Founded in 1988, Bozzuto has developed, acquired and built more than 42,000 homes and apartments. Currently, it manages more than 60,000 apartments and two million square feet of retail space along the East Coast between Miami and Boston, in the Northeast and Chicago. www.bozzuto.com
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR has 16,000 partners working to protect the environment through greater energy efficiency, including manufacturers, retailers, public schools, hospitals, real estate companies, and home builders. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have saved American families and businesses $430 billion on their energy bills and 4.6 trillion kilowatt-hours of energy, while achieving broad emissions reductions—including 2.8 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For 25 years, EPA’s ENERGY STAR program has been America’s resource for saving energy and protecting the environment. Join the millions already making a difference at energystar.gov.
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