IREM Certified Sustainable Property

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CSP Overview Brochure We will help guide you through all aspects of the certification process. Our materials are designed to answer any questions you may have in your property’s journey to certification.  You’ll know exactly where your property stands from eligibility for certification to detailing each requirement necessary, with helpful guides, spreadsheets, and expert assistance along the way.

Our FAQ page answers the most frequently asked questions about the certification process.

Download the overview of the  overview of the IREM Certified Sustainable Property Certification for details on the certification process.


How to certify

Download the overview of the IREM Certified Sustainable Property Certification for details on the certification process. Our dedicated staff members are here to help you every step of the way.




Use this checklist to track the requirements and activity points as you earn them. Each requirement and activity in the checklist links to instructions and a form to help you complete it. Return these forms with your application. Forms also list alternative documentation that IREM will accept with your application.

If you have any issues using the checklists or downloading the forms, contact IREM at

Office Checklist
Multifamily Checklist
Shopping Center Checklist



Send the completed application with supporting materials to:

Attn: Sustainability
430 N Michigan Ave, 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611

Or you may email your application and materials to

Note: The total size of email attachments must be less than 20MB. A confirmation email will be sent once your application is received. If you do not receive your confirmation email within 48 hours, please contact us.

The cost to apply for certification is $900 for non-members or $500 for IREM members and AMO firms.



Email us at or call (800) 837-0706 ext.6096 if you have questions about the certification process.

If you have additional questions be sure to check out our FAQ page.


Additional Resources

Measure What You Manage: Insights from the IREM Energy Efficiency Survey

IREM Energy Efficiency Survey


Building Performance That Pays: Insights from the First IREM Energy Efficiency Survey

Building Performance

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