(WASHINGTON, D.C.–April 13, 2021) The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has been recognized with the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to energy efficiency. BOMA International now has received a total of 14 ENERGY STAR awards, making it the most decorated commercial real estate association.

The Sustained Excellence award is the highest honor bestowed by the ENERGY STAR program. Winners are part of a distinguished group that has made a long-term commitment to fighting climate change and protecting public health through energy efficiency. They are among the nation’s leaders in driving value for the environment, the economy and the American people. The accomplishments of BOMA International and its fellow winners will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a virtual ceremony later today.

BOMA International received its first ENERGY STAR award in 2007. Thirteen years and 14 awards later, this recognition demonstrates BOMA International’s long-term commitment to energy efficiency, which is integrated into a number of its programs and initiatives, including:

“Our mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry, and providing commercial building owners and managers with the education, resources and tools they need to move forward in the area of sustainability is integral to that,” said BOMA International Chair Shelby Christensen, LEED Green Associate. “BOMA has a long track record of supporting the operation of high-performance buildings, and earning this award once again is a testament to our ongoing commitment. We also want to congratulate the many member companies who have been honored with 2021 ENERGY STAR awards for their sustainability efforts.”

“ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are showing the world that delivering real climate solutions makes good business sense and promotes job growth,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “Many of them have been doing it for years, inspiring all of us who are committed to tackling the climate crisis and leading the way to a clean energy economy.”

Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2021 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit


About BOMA International
Founded in 1907, the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of U.S. local associations and global affiliates. The leading trade association for commercial real estate professionals for more than 100 years, it represents the owners, managers, service providers and other property professionals of all commercial building types, including office, industrial, medical, corporate and mixed-use. BOMA International is the partner individuals in the commercial real estate industry choose to maximize value for their careers, organizations and assets. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge. Learn more at

Caroline Pomilla
Director of Communications
BOMA International
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