Revolution Lighting Technologies and GB Energie LED Announce Partnership Agreement to Drive LED Adoption Across Multiple

  Revolution Lighting Technologies and GB Energie LED Announce Partnership
  Agreement to Drive LED Adoption Across Multiple Markets

Business Wire

STAMFORD, Conn. & WASHINGTON -- July 11, 2013

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: RVLT) (“Revolution Lighting”),
a leader in advanced LED lighting technology, and GB Energie LED, a minority,
women-owned business committed to sourcing sustainable energy solutions
worldwide, today announced a multi-year partnership and exclusive marketing
agreement to drive LED adoption across multiple markets. The two companies
will go-to-market together as ‘RVLT & GBE-LED.’

Under the terms of the agreement, GBE-LED will serve as Revolution Lighting’s
strategic marketing, bidding and sales teaming partner. RVLT & GBE-LED will
target LED lighting retrofits for numerous new markets such as existing city
infrastructure in cooperation with the World Conference of Mayors (WCM),
Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Predominantly Black
Institutions (PBIs) in cooperation with the National Association for Equal
Opportunity (NAFEO), as well as other commercial and governmental retrofit
opportunities. Included in the scope of work under the agreement are LED
retrofits for indoor, outdoor, parking lot, parking garage, stadium and tunnel
lighting within these sectors.

"This is an exciting time for Revolution Lighting and GB Energie LED to join
together in an exclusive agreement that will bring energy efficiency and cost
reductions to municipalities, universities, casinos, hospitals and hotels, as
well as other commercial and industrial facilities,” said Charles J. Schafer,
president and chief financial officer of Revolution Lighting Technologies.
“The GB Energie LED team has a strong established network of potential
business poised to embrace the inherent energy efficient benefits of LED
lighting. We believe this partnership will further accelerate our revenue
growth and market penetration.”

RVLT & GBE-LED will focus on LED retrofits for existing fixtures, through
Revolution Lighting’s Seesmart brand, high-quality interior and exterior LED
lamps and fixtures, which produce immediate energy savings and a rapid return
on investment. RVLT & GBE-LED will provide customers with the necessary
expertise, breadth of service offerings, local presence and national scope to
assist in all aspects of the process, from engineering and consulting to
financing, implementation and operation. RVLT & GBE-LED have also entered into
teaming agreements with regional contractors to provide installation and
bonding wherever required.

“We are excited to work with Revolution Lighting and take their innovative LED
lighting products to market, targeting municipal, federal and commercial
retrofit opportunities,” said Dr. Gloria B. Herndon, President and CEO of
GBE-LED. “This partnership fits within our mission to be part of sustainable
energy solutions that not only contribute to the health of our environment,
but also reduce energy costs and deliver a rapid return on investment.”

RVLT & GBE-LED will have an opportunity to present their LED lighting
solutions during the NAFEO Presidential Peer Seminar July 9-12, 2013 and
National Black Caucus-League of Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) conference in
Milwaukee July 31-August 3, 2013.

About GB Energie LED

GB Energie LED is a Washington D.C. based minority, women certified (WBENC)
business committed to sourcing sustainable energy solutions worldwide. Through
its national and international reach and teaming agreements with strategic
partners GBE LED is positioned to be the leading force in the implementation
of USA made LED lighting solutions. As a GB Group Global subsidiary, GBE-LED,
embodies the company’s motto of ‘doing well and doing good’ thorough its give
back component, which is integral in every contractual engagement. This ‘give
back’ to communities and organizations is geared towards supporting capacity
building through skills training and contributing to educational and
healthcare needs of local communities. For additional information please visit
www.gbgroupglobal.com.

About Revolution Lighting Technologies Inc.

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. is a leader in the design, manufacture,
marketing, and sale of light emitting diode (LED) lighting solutions focusing
on the industrial, commercial and government markets in the United States,
Canada, and internationally. Through advanced technology and aggressive new
product development, Revolution Lighting has created an innovative,
multi-brand, lighting company that offers a comprehensive advanced product
platform. The company goes to market through its Seesmart brand, which
designs, engineers and manufactures an extensive line of high-quality interior
and exterior LED lamps and fixtures; Lighting Integration Technologies Inc.,
which sells and installs Seesmart products; and Lumificient, which supplies
LED illumination for the signage industry. Revolution Lighting Technologies
markets and distributes its product through a network of independent sales
representatives and distributors, as well as through energy savings companies
and national accounts. Revolution Lighting Technologies trades on the NASDAQ
under the ticker RVLT. For additional information, please visit:
www.rvlti.com.

Contact:

Media:
GB Group Global
Jan Du Plain, 202-486-7004
jan@duplain.com
or
ICR
Anton Nicholas / Cory Ziskind, 203-682-8200
Anton.Nicholas@icrinc.com / Cory.Ziskind@icrinc.com
 
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