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Sustainability

Access resources on environmentally responsible and resource-efficient practices in the operation, maintenance, and renovation of properties, including energy efficiency & water conservation; environmental quality; and waste management and recycling.

We are dedicated to supporting real estate management strategies that advance an environmentally sustainable and economically prosperous future.


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Sustainability Partners

 

Sustainability Resources

Yardi Grant IREM Recognized as ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year
IREM has earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2017 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award. Each year, the EPA honors organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency.

Yardi Grant Yardi Energy Efficiency Grant
Yardi renewed IREM’s Yardi Energy Efficiency Grant for 2017. Now in its third year, the grant has allowed IREM to develop the IREM Certified Sustainable Property certification, the IREM Energy Efficiency Survey, as well as a subsequent report titled “Building Performance That Pays: Insights from the First IREM Energy Efficiency Survey,” a series of online courses on energy management, and a live workshop on accessing and using energy data.
IREM Certified Sustainable Property Certification IREM Certified Sustainable Property Certification
The IREM Certified Sustainable Property certification is an affordable, attainable alternative to LEED. It is the only sustainability certification that focuses on the role of exceptional real estate management in green building performance.
Find IREM Certified Sustainable Properties Find IREM Certified Sustainable Properties
In order to achieve the IREM Certified Sustainably Property title, buildings must complete specific requirements and activities involving five sustainable categories. Properties that achieve our certification demonstrate the highest quality management, meet the increasing demand for green spaces, and have trained staff specializing in sustainability and resource efficacy.
2030 Members of the 2030 Districts® Network are eligible for benefits from IREM, including discounts on our Deep Retrofit Value series of courses. Learn more about the IREM partnership with 2030 Districts and how to access the benefits
WELL institute The IREM Headquarters office has been awarded WELL Certification at the Silver level. Learn more about the IREM Headquarters project and WELL Certification.

Courses & Webinars

 

JPM Articles


Do Good by Doing Well
The benefits of green financing
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Green Scene
Yardi Renews IREM's Energy Efficiency Grant
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News

 
 

Tutorials & Videos

 
 

Forms, Checklists & Tools

 
 

Books, Reports, White Papers & Recorded Webinars

Practical Guide to Energy Management (eBook)



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