Proven Results at 1320 N Courthouse
01 The Opportunity
02 The Solution
Across a five-year period, the building improved from LEED Gold at 61 points to LEED Platinum at 83 points. As part of its LEED recertification process, the building purchased enough renewable energy credits (RECs) to offset more than half of its annual energy use. To reduce energy consumption, the property team conducted LED lighting retrofits, mechanical equipment upgrades and investigated ways to increase efficiency with the building’s smart technology.
ENERGY STAR® Certification
Cushman & Wakefield executed a multi-year energy reduction plan to increase the building’s ENERGY STAR score. The strategy included completion of numerous energy conservation measures such as an ASHRAE energy audit and retro-commissioning, resulting in a 10-point ENERGY STAR score increase from a 76 in 2015 to an 86 in early 2020.
A Fitwel certification was pursued to take employee health to the next level. In 2019, the property achieved a Fitwel One-Star Building Certification in recognition of its parking garage’s bike lanes and bike storage, its walk score of 94, and its plans to install a new tenant amenity center with a fitness center.
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03 The Results
Through our team-based, unified approach to implement energy and sustainability initiatives, all goals have been met or exceeded.