Resources

Fact sheets
Case Studies
Presentations
Projects
Publications
 

Fact Sheets

Utility CRE Connect

Waypoint’s utility program for investor owned multi-tenant commercial properties focusing on the deployment of electric and gas energy conservation measures.

Aligning CRE & Utilities

Learn how Waypoint strategically aligns CRE capital budget planning and utility program schedules to optimize energy efficiency opportunities and implementation.

rocky mountain power
CRE Connect program

Waypoint’s flagship commercial real estate engagement offering launched in 2017 in partnership with Rocky Mountain Power’s Wattsmart Business Program in Utah.

CRE Building Lifecycles

An overview of the commercial real estate building lifecycle and how utilities can tailor energy efficiency recommendations to customers within each stage.

Efficiency in
Office Leasing

Introduction to the opportune timing and strategy for utilities to introduce energy efficiency in office tenant improvement (TI) fit-outs.

SoCalGas CRE Connect
Connect Program

Waypoint’s flagship commercial real estate engagement offering tailored for gas efficiency since 2014 for the Southern California Gas Company. 

Consumers Energy CRE Connect offering

Waypoint’s flagship commercial real estate engagement offering launched in 2018 with Consumers Energy in Michigan as part of a pilot CRE Program.

ComEd CRE Energy Efficiency Program

Waypoint's commercial real estate energy efficiency program offered with ComEd in Illinois to provide facility walkthroughs and identify energy efficiency opportunities. 

Case Studies

 
Rocky mountain power's CRE Connect

The Boston Building in Salt Lake City, Utah, is experiencing significant energy savings and other
benefits with the help of Rocky Mountain Power’s Connect offering.

CRE Connect in
michigan

Case study on PlazaCorp real estate firm that saved over $10,000 and 74,446 kWh annually after participating in Consumers Energy's Connect offering.

Waypoint’s multifamily solution providing sustainability leadership through assessments, on going energy management and tenant engagement strategies.

Multifamily sustainability and engagement
tackling Class B 

A multi-utility study on small to medium sized commercial buildings identifying barriers, solutions, and optimal subgroups to target for energy efficiency.

Building Re-Tuning Best practices

Waypoint supported development of 2014 Department of Energy case studies to highlight energy savings from Building Re-Tuning practices.

eversource and national grid Tenant Fit-Out

Case study from successful participant in the Sustainable Office Design (SOD) Tenant Fit-Out Incentive Program with Eversource and National Grid.

NEEA Market Transformation in PNW

Waypoint supports the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance to accelerate efficiency in commercial buildings across the Pacific Northwest.

Waypoint developed a utility incentive program to overcome the split-incentive and target energy efficiency opportunities in hard-to-reach office tenant spaces.

Split-Incentive Tenant Program

Presentations

 

Waypoint joined AESP to discuss our new normal and ways to thrive while working from home in April 2020.

AESP Couch Chat: working from home - Our New Normal

Waypoint and Eversource presented on a successful program approach for advanced rooftop units at AESP in February 2020.

rooftop unit efficiency: high performance, savings, & engagement

Waypoint held a webinar with MEEA on national and midwest trends for energy benchmarking.

Beyond benchmarking in the midwest: trends and strategies

Waypoint developed an ACEEE poster on how the P4P program design benefits and engages CRE customers. 

Utility Pay-For-Performance Program Design for CRE Customers

Waypoint and BOMA presented on best practices from year one of the BOMA W2 Challenge, which encouraged building owners to benchmark waste and water.

BOMA Waste and water challenge (W2)

Waypoint presented a NYC 2030 District Webinar on the trends and drivers of RTU efficiency for commercial buildings in New York City in June 2018.

New York City & Advanced Rooftop Units

Waypoint held a webinar on how to overcome the split incentive to MEEA in August 2018. 

Overcoming the Split incentive Webinar
Tenant Engagement for Plug Load Efficiency

Engage Your Tenants to Improve Plug Load Efficiency presented by Waypoint, NREL, IMT and GSA at BOMA International Conference 2017

Benchmarking and Beyond with colliers International

Improve Energy and Operational Efficiencies throughout Your Entire Portfolio presented by Waypoint and Colliers at BOMA International Conference 2017

Market segmentation Challenges and solutions

Waypoint held an informative webinar to explain challenges and solutions to market segmentation and how we address opportunities in July 2017. 

sustainable office design and the Split Incentive

How Sustainable Office Deign can help utilities overcome the split incentive to reach tenant spaces presented by Waypoint at AESP in February 2017

Engaging CRE MulTi-Tenant Markets

Presentation on how to engage the multi-tenant market one portfolio at a time for AESP's Customer Engagement Online Conference in July 2016.

Lighting Efficiency into Tenant Fit-outs

Waypoint presented on Sustainable Office Design strategies and criteria to overcome energy efficiency in tenant spaces at Greenbuild 2016. 

Plug Load Control Market Barriers

Waypoint presented on myth-busting barriers associated with plug load controls at the Greenbuild 2016 Conference.

CRE Utility Connect

Waypoint presented at 2016 ACEEE Market Transformation Symposium on the disconnect between CRE market and Utility sector, solved via the Utility Connect Program.

Proactive RTU Replacement

Waypoint presented on the business case for Proactive Roof-Top Unit (RTU) Replacement at the 2015 Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit.

Waypoint presented on the state-wide California “Savings By Design” Program to encourage commercial building stakeholders to exceed Title 24 Code and strive for ZNE.

Designing for Zero Net Energy (ZNE) Buildings

Waypoint moderated a presentation at the 2015 ACEEE Market Transformation Symposium on its Northeast utility clients’ Sustainable Office Design incentive program.

Sustainable
Office Design
Class B

Executive Summary for multi-utility study on small to medium sized commercial buildings identifying barriers, solutions, & optimal subgroups to target for energy efficiency.

APS Use Cases
& Applications

Waypoint presented on applications and uses for Advanced Power Strips (APS) in commercial buildings on a 2015 Department of Energy webinar.

Projects

 
Class B Project

A multi-utility study on small to medium sized commercial buildings identifying barriers, solutions, and optimal subgroups to target for energy efficiency.

Tenant Program Deployment

Waypoint designed and deployed a tenant space efficiency program for multiple utilities, helping to drive deep energy savings within the hard-to-reach multi-tenant office segment.

Multifamily Program

Waypoint’s multifamily solution providing sustainability leadership through assessments, on going energy management and tenant engagement strategies.

Commercial Sector Strategy

Waypoint was engaged by a major Northeast utility to complete a comprehensive evaluation of their commercial customer base and develop a future go-to-market strategy.

Technology Campaign

In support of the DOE, Waypoint is helping to develop and implement a repeatable model for commercial building energy efficiency technology deployment.

EE Financial Performance

Waypoint designed & conducted a study reviewing the full range of existing research on the relationship between a building’s energy efficiency and financial performance.

Waypoint leads implementation and management of ENERGY STAR benchmarking on for Colliers International portfolio of office and industrial properties

Colliers Energy Star Benchmarking

Waypoint developed and deployed and energy efficiency and LEED sustainability plan of Tishman Speyer's commercial real estate assets. 

Tishman Speyer Sustainability Strategy

Publications

 
What is energy efficiency?

Waypoint discusses the ins and outs of energy efficiency and why it's so important today.

BOMA EER
Data Analysis

Waypoint analyzed market trends and patterns from the BOMA Office and Industrial Experience Exchange Report (EER) operating expense data.

Retail RTU
Lease Language

Waypoint partnered with the Department of Energy and the Institute of Market Transformation to craft a menu of green lease clauses specific to efficiency for RTUs.

RTU Financial Business Case

Waypoint co-authored this 2015 Department of Energy guidance document on crafting the financial business case for proactive rooftop unit (RTU) replacements.

Connecting
CRE Market & Utilities

Waypoint and Pacific Gas & Electric co-authored a paper on their Utility Connect program that brings together the commercial real estate sector and utility efficiency programs.

Engaging Tenants
on Plug Loads

Waypoint and NREL co-authored a paper on plug load energy reduction solutions for commercial buildings and how to engage tenants in the process.

APS Technical Specification

Waypoint supported development of this 2014 Department of Energy technical specification for the procurement of Advanced Power Strips.

EE Financial Performance

Waypoint designed & conducted a study reviewing the full range of existing research on the relationship between a building’s energy efficiency and financial performance.