Newton, Mass.,-based real estate investment trust Senior Housing Properties Trust said 10 of its buildings obtained Energy Star certification from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency while another achieved the BOMA 360 designation from the Building Owners and Managers Association.
The Energy Star-certified buildings are Anasazi Plaza 1 at 11209 N. Tatum Blvd. in Phoenix; 1615 Lakeside Drive in Waukegan, Ill.; 5799 Broadmoor Place in Mission, Kan.; 801 Roeder Road in Silver Spring, Md.; 8401 and 8501 Golden Valley Road in Golden Valley, Minn.; 4700 N. Hanley Road in St. Louis; 4411 The 25 Way in Albuquerque, N.M.; 730 Holiday Drive in Pittsburgh; and 3043 Walton Road in Plymouth Meeting, Pa.
Energy Star-certified buildings must meet a set of energy performance standards set by the EPA, with the certification indicating a performance level above at least 75% of similar buildings nationwide.
Additionally, the Texas Center for Athletes on 21 Spurs Lane in San Antonio was designated as a BOMA 360 Performance Building by the BOMA International 360 Performance Program, which sets standards for operational best practices in the commercial real estate industry.
Senior Housing's manager and RMR Group Inc.'s majority-owned operating subsidiary, The RMR Group LLC, manages all 11 buildings.