Sofame Sells a Percotherm(TM) to Leading US Food Processor



    Percotherm(TM) to Reduce Fuel Costs and Carbon Emissions at Plant in
    Robinson, Illinois

    MONTREAL, May 12 /CNW Telbec/ - Sofame Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: SDW), a
leading manufacturer of eco-efficiency solutions, has received a purchase
order for a Percotherm(TM) from Stoermer-IES through ThermalTech Engineering
of Cincinnati to improve boiler efficiency at the Hershey's facility in
Robinson, Illinois.
    The PERCOTHERM(TM) is a "DIRECT-CONTACT" condensing stack economizer
which recuperates the residual heat contained in a boiler's flue gas and
transfers this heat to a cold water stream. Hot water is produced at
temperatures as high as 140 degrees Fahrenheit (60 degrees Celsius).
    Michel Brisson, Sofame's new CEO stated, "Sofame is pleased to achieve
another milestone in increasing awareness of its energy efficiency
capabilities in the United States. Another food processor has seized the
opportunity to reduce costs and curb carbon emissions by installing Sofame
technology."

    About Sofame

    SOFAME Technologies Inc. custom engineers and manufactures unique,
high-efficiency direct-contact heat recovery and hot water heating systems.
Sofame's products extract up to 99% of heat from flue gases depending on the
application, and also from wastewater, and return the energy in the form of
high temperature hot water or pre-heated make-up air. In addition to
economically recovering heat from waste energy, Sofame's products also help
customers significantly reduce greenhouse gases in the form of CO2 and NOX
emissions and qualify for carbon offsets and CDM credits. Using world leading,
patented green technology, Sofame serves building owners, institutional,
industrial and commercial markets through a network of dedicated engineering
representatives.

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    that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
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