VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - May 10, 2016) - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SSC) (OTCQB: SSCFF) is pleased to announce that the company has retained the services of Mr. Nick Weedon as National Sales Manager with our UK Operations based in Alton, Hampshire UK.

Mr. Weedon brings a wealth of knowledge in the Energy/renewable market place holding positions of Regional Sales Manager with Edmundson Electrical Ltd, (one the largest electrical wholesale companies in UK) and National sales & Solutions manager with Rexel LTD (largest electrical wholesaler in world). In these positions Nick was responsible for managing and deliver of full turnkey solutions directly to customer that included new and existing renewable and innovative products addressing their energy reductions targets.

Steven Martin, EVP of Smartcool's EMEA operations, states, "I was first introduced to Nick when he was looking for innovative solutions for his customers and decided that Smartcool was a important part of his overall energy management strategy. In fact we worked together to secure an installation at a large data center owned and managed by one of the large utilities in UK. As a result of the success achieved and feedback from other customers introduced to Smartcool, Nick approached Smartcool to join the team and sell directly to a large established customer base in UK and abroad."

Ted Konyi, CEO of Smartcool, says, "I am very pleased to have Nick join our UK team. We are experiencing a lot of interest in our energy management solutions in the EMEA region as new distributors join our network and building a strong sales force with established customers will help us grow direct sales in the UK."

About Smartcool

Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX VENTURE: SSC) provides cutting edge energy efficient and energy cost reduction solutions for businesses around the world. The ECO3 and ESM are Smartcool's unique retrofit technologies that reduce the energy consumption of compressors in air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pump systems by 15% to 20%, giving customers a return on investment in as little as 12 months.

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