Sustainability Management

Sustainability Consulting & Financing

Ven-American is committed to helping our clients enhance their bottom line by offering them not only expert and efficient property management services but also enhanced energy efficiency and other sustainable building solutions.

The simplest way to boost the value and increase the return of your office building, warehouse, shopping center or other commercial property – or even your home – is through improved energy performance. Efficient buildings save energy, are more comfortable, and cost much less to operate. And making your residential or commercial property more energy efficient is now more affordable than ever.

Ven-American can help you take advantage of low-cost financing for renewable energy, energy efficiency upgrades and even, depending on your municipality, hurricane protection measures. And here’s the best part: these improvements often pay for themselves by providing long term savings for the life of your building. Contact Ven-American today to learn how you can save some green by going green!

Benefits of a High Performance Building:

  • Improved energy efficiency
  • Lower energy-related operating costs
  • Enhance property value
  • Increase net operating income (NOI)
  • Boost occupancy and lease rates with a “green” building
  • Reduce your building’s carbon footprint
  • Protect your building from hurricanes*
  • Save on hurricane insurance*

ENERGY-EFFICIENT measures include:

  • Air sealing and ventilation
  • Air filtration
  • Building envelope
  • Duct leakage and sealing
  • Bathroom, ceiling, attic, and whole-house fans
  • Insulation
  • Defect correction
  • Attic, floor, walls, roof, ducts
  • Weatherstripping
  • Sealing
  • Geothermal exchange heat pumps
  • HVAC systems
  • Evaporative coolers
  • Natural gas storage water heater
  • Tankless water heater
  • Solar water heater system
  • Reflective insulation or radiant barriers
  • Cool roof
  • Windows and glass doors
  • Window filming
  • Skylights
  • Solar tubes
  • Additional building openings to provide natural light
  • Lighting (fixture retrofits only)
  • Pool equipment
  • Occupancysensor lighting fixtures
  • SMART parking-lot bilevel fixture
  • SMART parking-garage bilevel fixtures
  • SMART pathway lighting
  • SMART wall-pack fixtures
  • Task ambient oce lighting
  • Classroom lighting
  • Refrigerator case LED lighting with occupancy sensors
  • Wireless daylight-lighting controls
  • Kitchen exhaust variable air-volume controls
  • Wireless HVAC controls & fault detection


  • Building energy-management controls
  • HVAC duct zoning-control systems
  • Irrigation pumps and controls
  • Lighting controls
  • Industrial- and process-equipment motors and controls
  • Fuel cells
  • Wind-turbine power system
  • Natural gas
  • Hydrogen fuel
  • Other fuel sources (emerging technologies)
  • Cogeneration (heat and energy)

WIND RESISTANCE measures include:

  • Impact windows and doors
  • Roof deck & foundation strength improvements
  • Secondary water barrier
  • Wind-resistant shingles or other roofing
  • Gable-end bracing
  • Roof-to-wall connection reinforcement
  • Storm shutters
  • Perimeter-opening protections
  • Raising building elevations

* Hurricane protection measures available in some but not all municipalities