Adobe Systems Incorporated becomes largest tech sector purchaser of Bullfrog Power(TM)

    Adobe's Ottawa office is bullfrogpowered(TM) with 100 per cent green

    TORONTO, June 10 /CNW/ - Bullfrog Power, a leading Canadian provider of
100 per cent green electricity, today announced Adobe Systems Incorporated has
agreed to purchase more than 3,000 MWh per year of clean, renewable
electricity for its Ottawa office. This makes Adobe the largest tech sector
purchaser of green power on the bullfrogpowered Green Index.
    "We are continually striving and looking for innovative ways to reduce
our environmental impact," said Randy Knox III, senior director of Global
Facilities and Real Estate at Adobe. "Investing in green power is one of many
ways Adobe is helping to reduce emissions and ultimately our carbon
    "Adobe has firmly established itself as a leader and innovator in
environmental standards," said Tom Heintzman, president, Bullfrog Power. "We
are very pleased to be a part of Adobe's sustainability activities."
    Adobe is currently the only organization in the world to have four
LEED- EB Platinum certified buildings - its three headquarters towers in San
Jose, California, and its San Francisco office. Adobe's San Francisco office,
built in 1904-05, is the oldest building in the world to achieve LEED-EB
certification at the Platinum level. LEED is North America's most reputable
green building rating protocol. LEED credits are awarded for meeting
requirements in several key categories, including sustainable sites, water
efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor
environmental quality and innovation and design.
    Switching to Bullfrog Power for its Ottawa office will reduce Adobe's
electricity-related CO(2), NO(*) and SO(*) emissions footprint, which will help to
combat climate change and tackle the more immediate and local issue of Ontario
smog. Adobe will reduce its one-year emissions footprint by approximately 660
tonnes of CO(2) (the primary gas that causes climate change), 1,960 kilograms
of SO(2) (major contributor to smog) and 845 Kg of NO (major contributor to

    About Bullfrog Power

    Bullfrog Power is a leading provider of 100 per cent green electricity.
Founded in 2005, Bullfrog provides homes and businesses in Alberta and Ontario
with an easy way to go green and help create a cleaner, healthier environment
for future generations. All of Bullfrog's power comes from clean, renewable
sources like wind power and low-impact water power that displace polluting and
carbon-intensive sources like coal. Bullfrog sources power exclusively from
generators that have received Environment Canada's Environmental Choice(M)
Program EcoLogo(M) certification. Thousands of Canadian homeowners and
hundreds of businesses have made the decision to become "bullfrogpowered" and
support the generation of clean, renewable power.

For further information:

For further information: Lauren Mostowyk, Media Relations Specialist,
Bullfrog Power, Tel: (416) 360-3464 x221, Mobile: (416) 417-6352, Email:

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