Sofame Technologies Inc will provide the renovated Winnipeg International Airport with an Hybrid Percomtherm Direct Contact water heater



    MONTREAL, April 18 /CNW Telbec/ - Sofame Technologies Inc is pleased to
announce the signing or its largest dollar value contract to this year with
Winnipeg International Airport (WIA). In energy terms the unit will be second
in size only to one installed previously at the Edmonton International
Airport.
    The central boiler room will be equipped with a Sofame direct contact
heat recovery system "Hybrid Percomtherm" to recover energy from the boilers'
flue gases. This new energy recovery installation will help the Airport
significantly reduce its energy bill as well as to reduce its Green House
Gases Emissions (GHG), a significant step toward achieving Canada's KYOTO
Protocol Targets.
    This unit will be the second largest equipment of Sofame installed in
airports; the largest one is installed at the Edmonton International Airport.
This Hybrid Percomtherm unit is also equipped with its own burner reducing
capital expenses for boilers. The order valued is in the seven digits.
    Sofame has also installed four direct contact units in the new boiler
room of the renovated Montreal Pierre Elliot Trudeau International Airport.
    Sofame would like to congratulate the WIA for its decision to install
this state of the art system utilizing technology which will reduce its fossil
fuel consumption and greenhouse gases emissions (GHG).

    Sofame Technologies, a company based in Montreal, retains exclusive
production and distribution rights on patented direct contact heat exchange
systems, which were developed in collaboration with partners such as the
Natural Gas Technologies Center, Gas Metro, Gas de France and Keyspan Energy
of New-York.
    Sofame is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange stock market under the
symbol SDW and its financial statements are filed on the SEDAR web site
(www.sedar.com).

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.




For further information:

For further information: Mr. Rami Shehabi, President & General Manager,
(514) 523-6545 ext. 333, ramishehabi@sofame.com

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