For Immediate Release
Monday, June 17, 2013
Projects with Real Time Quotes for Renewable Energy Credits (RECs)
and Carbon Offsets
Toronto, Ontario, June 17, 2013 - JustGreen, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX:
JE) brand has hit the nail on the head with its new instant online
green power quotes, making it easier for commercial customers to
acquire LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)
certification at http://www.justgreenleed.com.
A convenient, interactive tool, the JustGreen
calculator provides immediate benefit to the architectural,
engineering and construction community who want real-time quotes
for the purchase of RECs for LEED points as well as for
carbon offsets in anticipation of LEEDv4.
A third party certification program, LEED is
an internationally accepted benchmark of excellence for the design,
construction and operation of high performance green buildings.
LEED provides building owners and operators the tools they need to
have an immediate and measurable impact on their buildings'
performance and JustGreen wants to make the process as seamless as
Those seeking certification can gain up to
seven (7) points through the purchase of JustGreen's certified
renewable energy credits. By visiting http://www.justgreenleed.com and entering the
project type, building location and square footage, customers can
obtain information on the amount of RECs and VERs/Carbon Offsets,
the associated cost, and how many LEED points can be gained for
projects anywhere in North America. JustGreen customers receive
prompt documentation for LEED submission as well as marketing
materials to promote their green power purchase.
JustGreen by Just Energy is a proud member of
the U.S. Green Building Council and Canada Green Building Council,
and is one of North America's largest green energy providers with
$70M invested in green energy projects to date. Just Energy is part
of the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer REC
products certified by Green-e® Energy, North America's leading
certification and verification program for renewable energy.
"We are excited to offer a convenient,
interactive tool that will simplify the ability for the building
and design community to obtain instant green power quotes online,"
said GP Manalac, Executive VP of JustGreen. "Not only are we
pleased to facilitate the green process for more building owners
and operators, they can be sure that we subscribe to the highest
renewable energy and carbon offset certifications available in the
industry to work towards helping stop global warming."
JustGreen, www.justgreencommunity.com, is Just Energy
Group's green energy initiative that can help us all work towards a
cleaner planet by pursuing renewable and sustainable energy
solutions that support green projects across North America. The
Company's JustGreen Lifestyle products provide consumers and
businesses with the ability to help them reduce the environmental
impact of their everyday energy use through carbon offsets and
renewable energy credits.
About Just Energy Group
Established in 1997, Just Energy (TSX: JE)
(NYSE:JE) is primarily a competitive retailer of natural gas and
electricity. With offices located across the United States, Canada
and now the United Kingdom, Just Energy serves close to 2 million
residential and commercial customers through a wide range of energy
programs and home comfort services, including fixed-price or
price-protected energy program contracts, the rental of water
heaters, furnaces and air conditioners and the installation of
solar panels. Just Energy is the parent to Amigo Energy, Commerce
Energy, Hudson Energy, Hudson Energy Solar, National Home Services,
Momentis, Tara Energy and Terra Grain Fuels. Visit www.justgreencommunity.com to learn more. Also,
find us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Vice President, Marketing
Tel: 905.670.4440 x74469
LEED® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Green Building