Fifth Third Center Among Top 3 Energy Saving Buildings In Charlotte, NC


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Fifth Third Center Among Top 3 Energy Saving Buildings In Charlotte, NC

MIAMI, Fla., April 29, 2013 – Parmenter Realty Partners is proud to announce that its Fifth Third Center asset has been named one of the top 3 energy saving buildings in the “Over 500,000 SF” category for the Building Recognition Program, Smart Energy Now®, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Third Fifth Center is a Class A+, 697,821 SF, office building located on 201 N. Tryon Street in Charlotte, NC. The building uses sophisticated Energy Management Systems that manage the buildings’ HVAC systems, lighting and other areas that consume energy. “Our building engineers are trained to ensure that our systems are constantly operating at peak performance and only when necessary therefore reducing unnecessary use of electricity,” said Steve Harrison, Managing Director Sustainability at Parmenter Realty Partners.

Fifth Third Center is LEED® Silver Certified for Existing Building Operations and Maintenance and ENERGY STAR® certified. “Our goal is to operate buildings that provide a healthy environment for our tenants and visitors, while at the same time reducing the impact our buildings have on energy consumption, water use and waste generated. We are very proud of our team at Fifth Third Center for their commitment to Parmenter Realty Partners’ sustainability efforts, and recognitions like these confirm that we are on the right track,” said Michael Holmes, Parmenter Realty Partners’ Chief Operating Officer Southeast Region.

Smart Energy Now is a program from Duke Energy® dedicated to helping reduce energy consumption in Charlotte’s Uptown office buildings, with a focused on educating office workers in Uptown about small, simple changes they can make to their daily routine that together have a huge impact on Charlotte’s energy usage.

Parmenter Realty Partners is a real estate investment, management and development company, headquartered in Miami, Florida, with regional offices in Dallas, Atlanta and Washington, D.C. Parmenter operates a series of institutional investment funds focused on the southern and mid-Atlantic regions of the U.S.

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