Walgreens: Energy performance

Energy Performance
Cumulative (vs. Baseline)20%
Annual (2020)4%
PORTFOLIO ENERGY PERFORMANCE

Participants in the Better Buildings Challenge strive to decrease portfolio-wide source energy use intensity (EUI) and to increase the percentage improvement compared with a set baseline. Walgreens achieved its goal of reducing energy intensity by 20 percent across 100 million square feet of retail space between the 2011 baseline and fiscal year 2020.

ENERGY PERFORMANCE BY PROPERTY

Looking at the percent improvement in energy performance across all properties can provide insight into how an organization is saving energy. Walgreens has achieved energy performance improvement of greater than 10% at nearly 4700 properties. Properties that have experienced an increase in source EUI have been targeted for future energy efficiency improvements. 

IDENTIFYING OPPORTUNITIES FOR IMPROVEMENT

Property-level energy performance metrics, including EUI and percent improvement to date, are critical to track progress over time and identify opportunities for additional energy savings. The Walgreens portfolio consists of properties with a wide range of baseline EUI values, most of which are from 200 to 600 kBtu/sq. ft. The majority of properties have shown energy improvement since 2011. The properties located near or below the 0% axis may present good opportunities for further savings.