NAA’s Return on Energy (R.O.E.) Initiative promotes apartment communities that have mastered the sustainability and energy reduction equation. R.O.E. educates industry professionals on using benchmarking information to improve energy efficiency and helps members at all skill levels learn tools and tricks of the trade by highlighting innovative solutions. The R.O.E. awards program spotlights action and results in energy management beneficial to the apartment housing industry. This year, NAA plans to add programming that addresses water conservation, now a priority issue among members.