NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Government Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: GOV) is proud to announce
that it received the 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award for its
outstanding efforts to protect the environment through building energy
management. GOV’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at a
ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.
“We are proud to receive this award,” said David Blackman, President and
Chief Operating Officer. “This is a testament of our commitment to
environmental stewardship, and continued efforts to uphold our energy
efficiency and sustainability initiatives.”
“The 2018 ENERGY STAR Partners of the Year have demonstrated real
leadership, showing how American families and businesses can save
energy, save money, and reduce air emissions,” said Bill Wehrum, EPA
Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation.
In 2016 alone, ENERGY STAR certified products, homes, buildings, and
plants helped Americans save over $30 billion in energy costs and
approximately 400 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity and while
achieving broad emissions reductions.
About Government Properties Income Trust
GOV is a real
estate investment trust, or REIT, which primarily owns properties
located throughout the United States that are majority leased to the
U.S. Government and other government tenants and office properties in
the metropolitan Washington, D.C. market area that are leased to
government and private sector tenants. GOV is managed by the operating
subsidiary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR), an alternative asset
management company that is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts.
About ENERGY STAR
is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For over 25 years, EPA’s
ENERGY STAR program has been America’s resource for saving energy and
protecting the environment. Join the millions already making a
difference at energystar.gov. More background information about ENERGY
STAR can be found at energystar.gov/about and energystar.gov/numbers.
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. Together, since 1992,
ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped save American families and
businesses over $450 billion and over 3.5 trillion kilowatt-hours of
electricity while also achieving broad emissions reductions—all through
A Maryland Real Estate Investment Trust with transferable shares of
beneficial interest listed on the Nasdaq.
No shareholder, Trustee or officer is personally liable for any act
or obligation of the Trust.
Government Properties Income Trust
Director, Investor Relations