Apply for the Utility Management Advisory (UMA) Sustainability and Innovation Award
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The Utility Management Advisory (UMA) is excited to announce that the submission window for the UMA Sustainability and Innovation award is officially open!

Applications for the award will be accepted between October 10, 2021, and January 10, 2022. 

This annual award is a great way to recognize multifamily portfolio owners and managers for their contributions to ESG, sustainability, and energy management. The award will be presented in early 2022, at the 12thAnnual Energy Summit, March 8-10, in Richardson, Texas. 

Here are the details: 

The UMA Sustainability and Innovation Award provides the opportunity for multifamily owners and operators to receive global recognition for making sustainability innovation an integral part of their business. The award will celebrate excellence in energy, water and/or trash management, as well as projects demonstrating measurable enhancements in sustainability practices. Eligible projects may arise from activities within the organization, as part of government/utility provider initiatives or as part of a product or projects initiated on existing or new development multifamily properties. 

Projects may be for a specific property or portfolio/companywide.

Examples of eligible projects include but are not limited to: 

  • Retrofit or installation project resulting in increased NOI
  • Companywide sustainability program rollout
  • Implementing new technology that positively impacts residents
  • >Resident recycling program
  • New trash technology rollout
  • Audit resulting in change of operating procedures 

Winners will be chosen by volunteer judges who are leaders and experts in the multifamily industry.

The application process is easy!  Apply today at


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