Provides Building Projects with Real Time Quotes for Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and Carbon Offsets
TORONTO, June 17, 2013 /CNW/ - 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 possible.
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 Inc.
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.
LEED® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Green Building Council.
SOURCE: Just Energy Group Inc.
For further information:
Just Energy, Al Shulman, Vice President, Marketing, Tel: 905.670.4440 x74469, [email protected]