Shelby County School District Completes Installation of Green Ballast Smart
Lighting in Eleven Schools
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 5, 2013
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Green Ballast Inc., (OTC BB:
GBLL) announced today that it had completed a total lighting project for
eleven Shelby County Schools (SCS) . In addition to incorporating its
patented daylight harvesting fluorescent light ballasts, Green Ballast
performed a complete energy efficient lighting upgrade on the eleven schools
that included new lights in the classrooms, hallways, offices and some of the
gyms and auditoriums.
The Shelby County School District is the fourth largest in Tennessee serving
over 47,000 students.
"Before Green Ballast started the lighting project for us, they came to us
with a mission with very clear objectives:
oProduce energy savings of 30% to 70% by replacing the existing lights we
oImprove the quality of lighting within the existing schools
oReduce our repair and maintenance costs
"After speaking with our faculty, students and staff, overall consensus is the
project has been an overwhelming success," according to Michael Simpson, Chief
of Operations at Shelby County Schools. "Teachers have been pleased with the
improved lighting in the classroom and the coaches have been delighted to have
the new gym lights. From an operational standpoint, it is notable that all
these lighting improvements were made and we are saving on our lighting
electrical costs," he added.
"Performing the complete lighting upgrade for the eleven Shelby County Schools
is an example of Green Ballast being a total solution provider of complete
lighting upgrades," said Kevin B. Clarkson, EVP of Green Ballast. "In
addition to providing daylight harvesting, we implemented other strategies
including LED down lighting, exit lighting and fluorescent high-bay fixtures.
This is a business model that we are now expanding on a national basis, and
adding diversity to our revenue base."
About Green Ballast
Green Ballast Inc., an energy solutions company, headquartered in Memphis,
Tennessee, is an innovator, developer and marketer of energy efficient
electronic ballasts for fluorescent fixtures in the commercial lighting
industry. Green Ballast's patented daylight harvesting ballast technology
utilizes an individual photo sensor that measures the amount of ambient
daylight to reduce the amount of electrical current flowing to a light fixture
thereby reducing lighting energy costs. Green Ballast's products are deployed
during retrofit upgrades, new construction and remodeling work. Customers
include electrical lighting product distributors, energy service companies,
original equipment manufacturers, and real estate developers and managers who
own and lease commercial real estate. To learn more about Green Ballast,
please visit our website at www.greenballastinc.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking
statements for Green Ballast reflect current expectations, as of the date of
this press release, and involve certain risks and uncertainties. Forward
looking statements include statements herein with respect to the company's
successful execution of its business strategy. Actual results could differ
materially from those anticipated in these forward- looking statements as a
result of various factors. Factors that could cause future results to
materially differ from the recent results are described in form S-1 filed with
the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 12, 2012.
SOURCE Green Ballast Inc.
Contact: Investor & Press: Paul G. Henning, Cameron Associates, (212)
554-5462, Paul@cameronassoc.com; William Bethell, CFO, Green Ballast, (901)
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