CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 20, 2012) - Sustainability Roundtable, Inc. ("SR Inc"), the leader in shared-cost research and consulting on best practices in more sustainable business, recognized Brandywine Realty Trust as the "SBER Outstanding Landlord of the Year 2012" during SR Inc's Summit on Sustainable Business Enterprise IV held in Washington, DC.
Brandywine Realty Trust continues to set a standard for excellence in their on-going efforts to provide more energy efficient and healthy office environments on a portfolio-wide level. Brandywine established aggressive 2012 sustainability objectives in six key practice areas: Energy Management, Construction/Development, Building Operations, Incentive/Regulatory, Office Environment, and communications. Some of Brandywine Realty Trust's achievements include obtaining ENERGY STAR ratings in 83 Buildings representing over 14.5 million square feet within the portfolio, purchasing for no cost add, sustainable cleaning and paper products for over 82% of the portfolio and diverting over 83% of the waste from our properties away from landfills. Moreover, whenever practical, Brandywine continues to measure and monitor energy consumption and focuses on retro-fits in the lighting, controls, metering and HVAC arenas where such capital investments demonstrate a reasonable return on investment and result in reduced consumption for their buildings and tenants.
Brandywine Realty Trust is also striving to engage tenants through the establishment of a Sustainable Tenant Improvement Program as well as educating its 1,400 tenants on the importance of instituting sustainability practices as they conduct their own business.
About Brandywine Realty Trust: Brandywine Realty Trust develops, builds, and manages Class A office and mixed use properties, which together comprise an aggregate of 40 million square feet in select U.S. markets. Brandywine is a publicly traded company that is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (BDN) with a one billion dollar market capitalization. For more information, visit http://www.brandywinerealty.com.
About SR Inc: Sustainability Roundtable Inc (SR Inc) is a private, mission-driven, research and consulting company. SR Inc's mission is to accelerate the development and adoption of best practices in more sustainable business. Through SR Inc's Sustainable Business Enterprise Roundtable (SBER) service, SR Inc assists more than 250 Member Executives responsible for well more than one billion SF of real estate. For more information please visit our website at www.sustainround.com or call at 617-682-3632.