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Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers Enhances Green Program

Enlists Lime Energy to Identify and Implement Clean Energy Savings Across Property Portfolio

Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers Enhances Green Program, Enlists Lime Energy to Identify and Implement Clean Energy Savings Across Property Portfolio

Huntersville, NC – Lime Energy Company (NASDAQ: LIME) and Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers, one of the world’s largest real estate investment advisers, today announced the signing of a master service agreement to bring comprehensive energy efficiency lighting solutions to Cornerstone’s portfolio of office, hotel, industrial, retail and residential assets across the United States.

Lime Energy will integrate with Cornerstone’s existing building system management platform, make recommendations for lighting efficiency improvements and manage the implementation of energy conservation measures that match Cornerstone’s investment criteria.

The agreement enhances Cornerstone’s existing green program, which includes significant investments in environmental efficiencies in the daily management of its properties.

“Our agreement with Lime is an integral part of our green program, which not only benefits the environment but also enhances the cash flow of our assets and the value of our portfolio,” said Jerry Speltz, P.E., Vice President and Director of Engineering at Cornerstone. “We know Lime has the national reach we need and the ability to manage each project through completion using best-in-class technology for each specific application.”

“Cornerstone has already demonstrated great insight into how energy efficiency buildings can improve real estate value and profitability,” said Adam Procell, Executive Vice President at Lime Energy. “As we work with Cornerstone’s individual property managers to leverage the engineering data they are capturing, we anticipate implementing clean energy solutions that allow for maximum return on investment.”
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About Lime Energy Co
Lime Energy is building a clean energy future. As one of the nation’s leading providers of clean energy solutions, Lime brings over 25 years of delivering economically viable efficiency and renewable energy solutions that benefit communities and protect the environment. Lime’s platform includes some of the energy industry’s most experienced professionals and an expansive geographic footprint with over 350 employees at 18 locations in North America. Lime Energy’s services include integrated energy engineering, consulting and the implementation of solutions that enable customers to reduce their facility’s energy consumption, lower their operating and maintenance costs and reduce their carbon footprint. The company’s stock is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol LIME. Additional information is available at or by emailing

About Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC
Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC, with affiliate and subsidiary offices in the US, UK, Europe and Asia, is one of the world’s largest real estate investment advisers. It provides core and value-added investment and advisory services, including a comprehensive suite of real estate debt, equity and securities expertise and services, to institutional and other qualified investors around the globe. Cornerstone is a member of the MassMutual Financial Group. Cornerstone and its subsidiaries have assets under management totaling more than $33 billion. More information is at


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