NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR) today announced that it received the 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for ENERGY STAR related activities at buildings it manages on behalf of its clients for the fourth consecutive year. RMR was also recognized as an ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence honoree for the second consecutive year. Currently, RMR manages 70 buildings that are ENERGY STAR certified.
Additionally, as a result of RMR’s energy management and stakeholder engagement programs developed to help its clients achieve their environmental goals, Office Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: OPI), an RMR client, also received the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award in 2022 for the fifth consecutive year and as a Sustained Excellence honoree for the third consecutive year.
The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award recognizes ENERGY STAR partner businesses and organizations in good standing that demonstrate superior leadership, innovation, and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR. The Sustained Excellence award is the highest honor bestowed by the ENERGY STAR program and 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.
Adam Portnoy, President and Chief Executive Officer of RMR, made the following statement:
“We are proud that RMR has been recognized as an Energy Star Partner of the Year for the fourth year in a row and as a Sustained Excellence honoree for the second consecutive year. This recognition underscores our commitment to environmental sustainability with a steadfast focus on energy and operational efficiency for our managed portfolio.”
Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR partners. For a complete list of 2022 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
About The RMR Group Inc.
The RMR Group (Nasdaq: RMR) is a leading U.S. alternative asset management company, unique for its focus on commercial real estate (CRE) and related businesses. RMR’s vertical integration is supported by nearly 600 real estate professionals in over 30 offices nationwide who manage over $37 billion in assets under management and leverage more than 35 years of institutional experience in buying, selling, financing and operating CRE. RMR benefits from a scalable platform, a deep and experienced management team and a diversity of direct real estate strategies across its clients. RMR is headquartered in Newton, MA and was founded in 1986. For more information, please visit www.rmrgroup.com.
About Office Properties Income Trust
Office Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: OPI) is a national REIT focused on owning and leasing office properties primarily to single tenants and those with high credit quality characteristics. As of March 31, 2022, approximately 64% of OPI’s revenues were from investment grade rated tenants. OPI owned and leased more than 170 properties as of March 31, 2022, with approximately 23 million square feet located in 32 states and Washington, D.C. In 2022, OPI was named as an Energy Star® Partner of the Year for the fifth consecutive year. OPI is managed by The RMR Group (Nasdaq: RMR), a leading U.S. alternative asset management company. For more information, visit www.opireit.com.
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped American families and businesses avoid more than $500 billion in energy costs and achieve 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. More background information about ENERGY STAR’s impacts can be found at www.energystar.gov/impacts and state-level information can be found at www.energystar.gov/statefacts.