DALLAS — Aligned was named a 2020 Green Lease Leader by the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance.

Launched in 2014, Green Lease Leaders sets national standards for what constitutes a green lease while recognizing property owners and their customers who modernize their leases to spur collaborative action on energy efficiency, cost-savings, air quality, and sustainability in buildings. Aligned has achieved Silver Recognition for evolving its sustainability standards to implement green leasing practices that drive reduced operating costs, shared energy savings, and sustainability benefits across its entire portfolio of adaptive data centers. To receive this recognition, Aligned qualified for credits in energy efficiency and sustainability best practices, such as utility data tracking and sharing, cost recovery for capital improvements, and sustainability training.

“We are proud to be named a 2020 Green Lease Leader and help forge the path forward for green lease standards in data centers,” said Andrew Schaap, CEO of Aligned. “Aligning our business strategy, technologies, and infrastructure closely with customers’ sustainability goals and requirements has been at the core of what we do since our inception. Implementing green lease standards across our portfolio is another way Aligned helps customers improve power usage effectiveness [PUE] and reduce operating costs, while supporting our mission toward a clean energy future.”