AirTest announces new distributor/partner for Southeast Asia

    DELTA, BC, April 2 /CNW/ - ATI AirTest Technologies Inc. (TSXV: AAT)
announced today the signing of a Distribution Agreement with Smartcool SEA
Pte. Ltd. which is based in Manila, The Philippines.
    The convergence of climate change initiatives and rising energy costs has
dramatically increased the demand for energy efficient technologies,
particularly in commercial properties and office buildings. Under the terms of
the agreement, Smartcool SEA Pte. Ltd. (SSEA) will leverage its sales and
marketing and corporate positioning capabilities to establish AirTest
Technologies Inc. (ATI) products in the Southeast Asia commercial property
market. Specifically, SSEA will focus on deploying AirTest sensor technology
that is proven to appreciably improve commercial property and office building
operating efficiencies and, as a result, generate significant energy cost
    "AirTest is extremely pleased to add Smartcool SEA as its newest
distributor/partner," said George Graham, founder and CEO of AirTest
Technologies. "David Verlee, CEO of SSEA, is very strongly networked into the
commercial buildings market in Southeast Asia, and has been successful in
introducing the complementary Smartcool product line to that market."
    The opportunity for SSEA to sell ATI products into their market is
enhanced greatly due to the combination of higher energy prices than in North
America, much lower installation costs, and very limited utilization of sensor
systems similar to those offered by ATI.
    "We are excited about our opportunity to work with the proven technology
and professional support offered by AirTest," said David Verlee. "George
Graham and VP of Sales and Business Development Mike Schell bring a wealth of
knowledge and experience to bear in the area of sensor technology, which will
serve us well in opening new business doors for AirTest."

    About AirTest: AirTest Technologies ( is a
Green-Tech company specializing in sensors that improve commercial building
operating efficiency and at the same time create energy savings. These sensors
are all based on technical innovations developed in the last ten years, and
comprise a growing second wave of energy saving technologies that will make a
significant contribution to the Sustainable Buildings Program. AirTest offers
its products to leading-edge building owners, contractors and energy service
companies targeting the buildings market. AirTest also provides energy cost
reduction solutions to building equipment and controls manufacturers who
incorporate AirTest sensor components in their products.

    About Smartcool SEA (SSEA): Smartcool SEA ( is a
regional distributor of "green" technology, including AirTest Technologies'
sensor-based product line. Specifically, SSEA sells/installs carbon monoxide
(CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2) sensor systems as well as Smartcool controllers
for air conditioner and refrigeration compressor motors. All these
technologies offered by SSEA have proven to dramatically improve the operating
efficiency of commercial buildings and to significantly reduce energy costs.

    Statements about the Company's future expectations and all other
statements in this press release other than historical facts are "forward
looking statements". The Company intends that such forward-looking statements
be subject to the safe harbours created thereby. Since these statements
involve risks and uncertainties and are subject to change at any time, the
Company's actual results may differ materially from the expected results.

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

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For further information:

For further information: Mr. George Graham, President, Phone: (604)
517-3888, Fax: (604) 517-3900, Email:,

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