BioStar Renewables - Energy Services For Your Business

BioStar Renewables is a clean energy company dedicated to playing a leading role in ensuring a lower carbon future. We provide fully financed, turnkey engineering, procurement and construction of renewable energy assets. To date, we boast a portfolio of assets in excess of $100mm with exponential growth each year. BioStar sells power and operates energy assets for public and private customers including schools, retirement communities, commercial/industrial clients and municipalities. Brands investing in purpose and sustainability are consistently outperforming peer group competitors either by driving costs out of their business (achieving ESG goals), or by driving employee and customer engagement. We help our customers succeed with their environmental and sustainability goals by delivering low cost renewable energy supply and services.



2016 Department of Energy’s Interior Lighting Campaign (ILC) Awards

120727_Better_Buildings_Challenge_Mark-RGB_Registered-768x211The Interior Lighting Campaign (ILC) is a DOE Better Buildings Challenge initiative designed to help facility owners and managers take advantage of savings opportunities from high-efficiency interior lighting solutions. Campaign organizers, Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA), Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) serve on the ILC Organizing Committee.

  • Tutera Group received the Exemplary Commercial Real Estate and Hospitality Sector Site Award for the LED lighting upgrade of the office building containing its headquarters at 7611 State Line Road.
  • U.S. Toy received the Exemplary Retail, Food Service or Grocery Sector Site Award for the complete LED upgrade of its headquarters in Grandview, MO.

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2017 Thinking Bigger Business 25 Under 25 Awards

BioStar Lighting was recognized by Thinking Bigger Business Media as one of Kansas City’s best small businesses with fewer than 25 employees. Winners have demonstrated financial strength, the ability to overcome adversity and challenges, a commitment to the community and a powerful company vision. An independent panel of judges consisting of area business leaders chooses the winning companies.

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2016 Department of Energy’s Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking (LEEP) Awards

MC Realty received 2 awards for projects completed by BioStar Lighting. The Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Alliance, in conjunction with The Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA), International Facility Management Organization (IFMA), International Parking Institute (IPI) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), collaborate on this annual recognition of real estate owners that have achieved exceptional performance in parking facility energy reduction through high-efficiency lighting and controls. MC Realty accepted the award at the 2016 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in Los Angeles alongside other corporations that are actively working to reduce their energy use such as Arby’s Restaurant Group and MGM Resorts International. The awards won were “Highest Percentage Energy Savings in a Retrofit at a Single Parking Structure” and “Exemplary Office Sector Parking Facility”. BioStar’s design team achieved 83% energy savings at Poindexter Garage.

“MC Realty & BioStar’s project represents one of the best-in-class retrofit parking lot facility lighting projects in the United States,” said Paul Wessel, director, USGBC. “By implementing high-performance energy-efficient lighting systems, companies like these are not only cutting energy use and maintenance costs, but helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and global electricity consumption.”

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The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is transforming the way we design, build, maintain and operate our buildings, homes and communities. BioStar is an active member, offering educational presentations to members.
The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) is the recognized technical authority on illumination. For over 100 years; its objective has been to communicate information on all aspects of good lighting practice to its members, to the lighting community, and to consumers.
The Lighting Energy Efficiency in Parking Campaign is a program to provide guidance and recognition for achieving parking facility energy reduction through high-efficiency lighting and controls. Organized by The Building Owners and Managers Association International (BOMA), International Facility Management Organization (IFMA), International Parking Institute (IPI) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), in conjunction with the Department of Energy Better Buildings Alliance. Click to learn more about the LEEP awards that BioStar projects won.
A member-guided network of professionals interested in renewable energy and energy efficiency as practical business solutions with a mission of expanding opportunities for business access to clean energy.
KCCC is dedicated to making Greater Kansas City the best place to live, work, and grow a business. BioStar team members attend KCCC’s Energy & Environmental Sustainability Committee and KC Energy Project meetings.
The Interior Lighting Campaign (ILC) is a Department of Energy recognition and guidance program that has achieved its goal to document upgrading of 1 million troffers to high-efficiency troffer systems by April 2017. Click to learn more about the ILC Awards that BioStar projects won.
BioStar is a Certified Supplier Partner of the Apartment Association of Kansas City, an organization with a mission to protect and inspire the multi-family industry through superior education, advocacy and communication.
BioStar Renewables is a Financial Ally of the BBC, committed to funding energy savings and clean energy projects. BBC is an initiative to make commercial & public buildings at least 20% more efficient by 2020.
Since 1928, the Hotel & Lodging Association of Greater Kansas City has been developing an effective working relationship between hotels, encouraging members to adhere to the highest ethical standards of the industry, providing legislative and regulatory representation, and creating a favorable climate that promotes travel, tourism, and convention business.