Real estate management services organization signs on with Bullfrog
Power(TM) for 100 per cent green electricity
TORONTO, July 24 /CNW/ - Bullfrog Power, a leading Canadian provider of
100 per cent green electricity, today announced that BLJC, a Toronto-based
integrated real estate management services organization, has signed on with
the company to bullfrogpower its operations in Markham and Kanata, Ontario,
with emissions-free electricity. BLJC joins the growing number of Canadian
homes, businesses and organizations that support locally produced, clean,
renewable power with Bullfrog.
"Purchasing green power supports our efforts to minimize our
environmental footprint," said Edwin Lim, Vice President, Energy &
Sustainability, BLJC. "It further supports our vision of having corporate real
estate portfolios - ours as well as those of our clients - contribute a net
positive impact on our respective corporate emissions footprint."
"At BLJC, Corporate Social Responsibility is the cornerstone of our
operating philosophy, and environmental stewardship is one of the key
components of our program," said Gord Hicks, President, BLJC. "By purchasing
green power, we can reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and contribute towards
our objective of continuously reducing the impact of our business on our
The decision to source green power for its corporate offices was driven
by BLJC's desire to do the right thing and demonstrate to current and future
clients that the organization is committed to reducing the collective
environmental impact of its corporate real estate portfolios. In proposing
innovative energy and greenhouse gas reduction strategies, BLJC hopes to
demonstrate its leadership in applying the living building concept to
corporate real estate portfolios.
"We are very pleased that BLJC has decided to green its operations by
signing on with Bullfrog Power," said Tom Heintzman, President, Bullfrog
Power. "BLJC is showing the commercial real estate management industry that
there are simple and practical steps that can be taken to reduce the
environmental impact of commercial and residential buildings."
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.
Brookfield LePage Johnson Controls, BLJC, is a national firm, with over
1200 staff located across Canada providing Integrated Real Estate Management
Services to financial, public sector, high tech, healthcare and retail
organizations at over 9,000 customer locations totaling over 80 million square
feet. BLJC brings "best-in-class" knowledge and expertise in the areas of
Projects & Workspace Solutions, Facility Management, Integrated Real Estate
Technology and Real Estate Services. BLJC is committed to reducing the
environmental impact of our own corporate facilities as well as those of the
clients we serve.
For further information:
For further information: Contact Bullfrog Power: Lauren Mostowyk, Media
Relations Specialist, Bullfrog Power, Tel: (416) 360-3464 x221, Mobile: (416)
417-6352, Email: email@example.com; Contact BLJC: Mark
Marquis, Executive Vice-President, BLJC, Tel: (905) 415-4731, Email: