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Chicago, IL

JLL-Adventist Health’s energy management program recognized by Association of Energy Engineers

JLL and Adventist awarded for leadership in energy efficiency and sustainability

CHICAGO, Sept. 27, 2017  Despite uncertainty surrounding U.S. healthcare and environmental policy, hospitals and health systems continue to advance patient health and energy conservation goals. Adventist Health is leading the charge and has been recognized for its energy management program with JLL. JLL and Adventist Health have been awarded a Corporate Energy Management Award by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) for their leadership in energy and sustainability in the Western Region. ​

"Now more than ever, hospitals and health systems recognize that energy management can improve the bottom line and help the organization become more resilient," said Peter Bulgarelli, Executive Managing Director and leader of the JLL Healthcare group. "This award confirms Adventist's leadership in demonstrating how a healthcare organization can drive energy savings across multiple facilities and campuses."

JLL partnered with Adventist in 2013 to centralize real estate, facilities and related operations; apply best practices and reporting systems for facility management; and create greater efficiencies and cost savings. Ambitious energy savings goals also were part of the program, encompassing a portfolio of 19 hospitals, more than 2,700 beds and almost 8.1 million square feet of owned and leased space in California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington.

JLL and Adventist's program has achieved cumulative savings of $7.5 million within three years—outpacing Adventist's original goal of $4.2 million. By year-end 2016, the energy team had completed more than 32 energy assessments and 155 projects while earning two Energy Star Awards. The team has also replaced fluorescent bulbs with highly efficient LED bulbs, upgraded legacy building systems and entered 280 Adventist facilities in the EPA Portfolio Energy Manager.

"JLL's focus and initiatives surrounding the energy management program have moved our organization forward in its effort to be more socially conscious," said John Gustin, Vice President of Facilities, Real Estate, Construction, Adventist Health. "The program allows us to be a better steward of our natural resources and reduce our energy demand."

JLL and Adventist were formally recognized at the AEE's 40th World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) in Atlanta. The AEE recognizes energy accomplishments in 15 regions around the world. Its Western Region, in which Adventist is located, comprises Arkansas, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.

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JLL (NYSE: JLL) is a leading professional services firm that specializes in real estate and investment management. A Fortune 500 company, JLL helps real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. In 2016, JLL had revenue of $6.8 billion and fee revenue of $5.8 billion and, on behalf of clients, managed 4.4 billion square feet, or 409 million square meters, and completed sales acquisitions and finance transactions of approximately $145 billion. At the end of the second quarter of 2017, JLL had nearly 300 corporate offices, operations in over 80 countries and a global workforce of nearly 80,000. As of June 30, 2017, LaSalle Investment Management had $57.6 billion of real estate under asset management. JLL is the brand name, and a registered trademark, of Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated. For further information, visit