- PM Realty Group (PMRG), a national, full-service commercial real estate firm, has announced that Alii Place, managed by PMRG, received its fourth prestigious Energy Star
designation with a score of 96 for outstanding energy performance.
Energy Star is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy to help save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.The Energy Star is the mark of superior energy performance and has identified Alii Place as one of the most efficient buildings in the nation.
The Energy Star rating system follows a bell curve average of similar buildings (by size, occupancy, space, usage, type, etc.) with the average building having an Energy Star rating of 50. A score of 96 puts Alii Place in the top 4% of energy performing buildings nationwide, and will earn the highest possible 15 points in the energy category as Alii Place prepares to obtain a LEED Silver Certification.
Owned by the Bristol Group, Alii Place is an impressive 362,437 square foot Class A office building and the only building in Hawaii with four Energy Star awards, having been previously recognized in 2002, 2005 and 2008 for ongoing refinements to increase its energy efficiency.
"Alii Place's progressively exceptional Energy Star scores illustrate management's and ownership's commitment to responsible and efficient energy use and the broader commitment to the environmental preservation process," said Linda Gee, senior vice president and regional manager of the Pacific Rim Region.