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Tozour Energy Systems Presents Trane “Energy Efficiency Leader Award” to Liberty Property Trust

May 21, 2014 – Tozour Energy Systems, a full-service heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and building automation provider based in King of Prussia, Pa., presented Liberty Property Trust with the Trane “Energy Efficiency Leader Award” on Friday. Tozour Energy Systems is a sales agent of Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and a brand of Ingersoll Rand.

Liberty, an $8 billion real estate investment firm headquartered in Malvern, Pa., has been committed to energy reduction, operational efficiency, and sustainable design and development for their southeast Pennsylvania real estate portfolio. Since 2008, they have reduced the energy consumption of their portfolio by more than 15 percent. Leaders expect recent HVAC upgrades, completed in 2013, to save Liberty an additional $185,420 in annual energy savings.

Twenty-eight of the 43 buildings owned by Liberty have earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR certification since 2008. ENERGY STAR certification signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA. Commercial buildings that earn EPA’s ENERGY STAR certification use an average of 35 percent less energy than typical buildings and also release 35 percent less carbon dioxide into the atmosphere.

Shown here at the award ceremony are, (from left), Doug Tozour, chief executive officer, Tozour Energy Systems; Frank Rhea, vice president, services and contracting, Tozour Energy Systems; Tony Bamonte, vice president, property management, Liberty Property Trust; Kerry Hewson, senior property manager, Liberty Property Trust; Katie Sandy, sales account manager, Tozour Energy Systems; Rob Fenza, executive vice president and chief operating officer; Liberty Property Trust.

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About Liberty Property Trust

Liberty Property Trust (NYSE:LPT) is a leader in commercial real estate, serving customers in the United States and United Kingdom through the development, acquisition, ownership and management of superior office and industrial properties. Liberty’s 101-million-square-foot portfolio includes more than 700 properties which provide office, distribution and light manufacturing facilities to 1,800 tenants.

About Ingersoll Rand and Trane

Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR) advances the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments. Our people and our family of brands – including Club Car®, Ingersoll Rand®, Thermo King® and Trane® – work together to enhance the quality and comfort of air in homes and buildings; transport and protect food and perishables; and increase industrial productivity and efficiency. Trane solutions optimize indoor environments with a broad portfolio of energy efficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, building and contracting services, parts support and advanced control. Ingersoll Rand is a global business committed to a world of sustainable progress and enduring results. For more information, visit ingersollrand.com or trane.com.

Contacts: Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand
Liz Soltoff +1 732-652-6952, Esoltoff@irco.com
Melanie Boulay Becker +1 612-381-9554, Melanie.boulay-becker@irco.com