TORONTO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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.
The ProcessThose 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."