Luxembourg, Luxembourg, August 09, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- Sauer Capital S.A.announced that 26 Boulevard Royal, the company's Luxembourg Offices, has earned the prestigious ENERGY EFFICIENCY STAR. This symbol for superior energy efficiency and environmental protection signifies that the building's energy performance rates in the top 25 percent of facilities nationwide.
"Owning a building that achieves top energy performance is a sign of good management," said Valerie Minde, Sauer's environmental relations officer. "The ENERGY EFFICIENCY STAR distinguishes organizations like Sauer Capital S.A. who are taking environmental responsibility into their own hands."
"Sauer Capital has set high standards for the environmental performance of our buildings and operations," said Valerie, "We're honored that our environmental sustainability initiatives and energy management programs have resulted in the ENERGY EFFICIENCY STAR designation for such our offices."
Improving the energy efficiency of the nation's buildings is critical to preserving the environment and natural resources. According to the European Department of Energy, the energy used by commercial and industrial buildings is responsible for nearly 50 percent of the continents greenhouse gases emissions.
Commercial buildings that earn the ENERGY EFFICIENCY STAR label use an average of 35 percent less energy than typical buildings and also release 35 percent less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. The national energy performance rating system provides a scale from one to 100, which helps organizations assess how efficiently their buildings use energy relative to similar buildings nationwide. A building that scores a rating of 75 or higher is eligible for the ENERGY EFFICIENCY STAR, indicating that 26 Boulevard Royal is more energy efficient than 75 percent of comparable commercial buildings.
Opened in 1984 in the heart of the Financial District. The company has employed numerous new technologies to monitor, manage and reduce energy consumption over the years and it continues to look for cost-effective ways to conserve energy and reduce the building's operating costs. The building's peak performance and energy efficiency can be attributed to:
Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) on major HVAC equipment
HVAC control upgrades
Sauer Capital (http://www.sauercapitalsa.com) Asset Servicing offers clients worldwide a broad spectrum of specialized asset servicing capabilities, including custody and fund services, securities lending, performance and analytics, and execution services.
Sauer Capital S.A. is a financial services advisory company focused on helping clients manage and service their financial assets, servicing a worldwide client base and serving more than 100 markets. Sauer Capital S.A. is a leading provider of financial services for institutions, corporations and private individuals, offering superior investment management and investment services through a worldwide client-focused team. It offers fast execution through various types of accounts which are tailored to an individuals needs, both on an advisory or fully managed basis.