Con Edison & GelTech Wrap 'FireIce' Testing
FireIce Improves Employee and Public Safety
JUPITER, FL -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- GelTech Solutions, Inc.
(OTCQB: GLTC) creators of FireIce, a water-enhancing fire
suppressant, successfully completed field tests with Con Edison
"Con Edison's field testing under live conditions demonstrated that
FireIce's fire suppression qualities reduces risks to utility workers
and equipment, as well as New Yorkers," said Michael Cordani, GelTech
chief executive officer. "The performance of our product reinforces
the results achieved during Con Edison's earlier testing under
controlled, laboratory conditions."
FireIce is an additive to fire suppression systems. It also has been
used by the Bureau of Indian Affairs to fight wildfires.
GelTech Solutions' work with Con Edison is the first with an electric
utility. Con Edison engineers and technicians found FireIce puts out
underground fires more quickly than other systems.
Along with the successful field results, the Florida based GelTech
also announced the opening of a regional support facility in
Brooklyn, New York.
"The opening of this new facility is further evidence of our
continued commitment and dedication to support the demands of our
client base," said Cordani. "We look forward to the strengthening of
our relationship with Con Edison as we both pursue our common goal:
About GelTech Solutions, Inc.
GelTech Solutions creates innovative, earth-friendly, cost-effective
products that help industry, agriculture, and the general public
achieve environmental and safety goals such as water conservation and
protecting lives, homes and property from fires. All the products
currently marketed by GelTech Solutions, Inc. were created for the
Company by inventor and chief technology officer Peter Cordani.
FireIce is a patent pending fire suppressant used for direct attack
of fires as well as a medium term retardant for structure protection.
FireIce can be used in all types of apparatuses: fire extinguishers,
pumper trucks, aerial units for wildfires and home defense units for
personal home protection.
GelTech also markets Soil2O, a non-toxic soil conditioner and a dust
abatement product. Soil2O "Dust Control" products and solutions stop
all types of parti
culate matter from entering the air and water,
solving even the most stubborn dust control problems. Soil2O Granular
and Topical blends reduce water consumption up to 50% and promote
healthy root development in plants and lawns, generating faster seed
germination by keeping nutrients and moisture at the root level
For more information on GelTech, please visit:
About Con Edison
Con Edison is a subsidiary of Consolidated Edison, Inc. (NYSE: ED),
one of the nation's largest investor-owned energy companies, with
approximately $12 billion in annual revenues and $40 billion in
assets. The utility provides electric, gas and steam service to more
than three million customers in New York City and Westchester County,
New York. For additional financial, operations and customer service
information, visit us on the Web at www.conEd.com, at our green site,
www.coned.com/thepowerofgreen, or find us on Facebook at Power of
CSIR Group, LLC
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