The Metro Group Launches Nationwide Rollout of Smartcool Energy Efficiency Technology in Portugal

VANCOUVER, Nov. 22, 2011 /CNW/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to announce the latest rollout of its ESM™ in Europe, to all eleven Makro Cash & Carry wholesale outlets in Portugal.  Makro is a division of the Metro Group, the fourth largest retailer in the world.  Smartcool expects to complete the roll out by year-end.

"The deployment of Smartcool technology to the 11 Makro wholesale outlet stores in Portugal is our second project with the Metro Group," says Steven Martin, Executive VP of Smartcool.  "We started working with them on their Makro outlets in Poland, together with our regional distributor Bricks & Bits Ltd.  We have built on our success in Poland to launch this rollout in Portugal working directly with Makro."

"We are happy to be expanding into Portugal thanks to our relationship with the Metro Group," says George Burnes, President & CEO of Smartcool.  "The Metro Group has thousands of locations worldwide and has clearly recognized the value of Smartcool's energy efficiency solutions.  The Metro Group joins our expanding portfolio of clients in the retail industry."

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About Metro Group
Metro Group is the fourth largest retailer in the world by revenue, employing 280,000 people in over 2,100 outlets in 33 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia.  It has a strong portfolio of brands offered by its six divisions: Cash & Carry, Real Hypermarkets, Media Markt, Saturn, Galeria Kaufhof and Metro Properties.

About Smartcool
Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) provides energy efficiency solutions for businesses around the world.  The ESM™ and ECO3™ are Smartcool's unique retrofit technologies that reduce the energy consumption of compressors in air conditioning, refrigeration and heat pump systems, with no risk to existing equipment performance.

SOURCE SmartCool Systems Inc.

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Sales/Distribution Inquiries 
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Steven Martin 
Executive VP of Smartcool 
T. +44 1420 544868 
Direct Investor Inquiries 
Smartcool Systems Inc. 
George Burnes 
CEO of Smartcool 
T. +1 604 639 5625 
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