Welcome to AOBA's Going Green Microsite

This is AOBA's one-stop resource for members seeking information about Going Green.

Working together with BOMA International and NAA, AOBA is committed to serving as an industry leader in promoting energy efficiency and to providing quality educational programs on sustainability topics and issues relevant to members.

In this section, you'll find resources on green legislative initiatives and incentives; helpful links and tips focused on energy efficiency, recycling, water conservation and LEED resources; and case studies contributed by AOBA members. You'll also find a page specifically for apartment residents; members are encouraged to provide a link to this page on their site.

View the Current Trends in Sustainability Seminar – June 4, 2014 presentations made by expert speakers

What's New?
DDOT Issues New Green Infrastructure Design Standards; Standards will Affect DC Projects Advertised or Permitted After May 1, 2014

In April of 2014, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT)  released new standards for Green Infrastructure (GI) design, construction and maintenance in the public...
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ENERGY STAR Announces Multifamily Score Coming this Fall

EPA announced that a 1-100 ENERGY STAR score for multifamily housing properties will be available in the ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager® tool in Fall 2014. The score will enable owners...
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Better Water Flow Can Save Apartment Communities Big Bucks
"Better apartment landscape irrigation is being achieved by improved management of water flow through systems retrofitted with master valves and flow meter sensors. Apartment communities can...
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The AOBA Alliance, a subsidiary of AOBA, has more than 10 years experience in negotiating procurement contracts for energy generation. The Alliance identifies opportunities for participants to achieve savings in energy purchasing, including the purchase of "green" energy through renewable energy certificates (RECs).

Become a BOMA STAR! Please Share Your Benchmarking Data with BOMA International. It's an easy, quick way to support our industry. BOMA STARS is a new initiative to help members promote the importance of benchmarking energy data using the ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager and sharing that data with BOMA. All data shared with BOMA International is kept strictly confidential. To share this important info with your staff, please download a BOMA Stars Flyer.