Smartcool Systems signs distribution agreement for Barbados

    Proven economic savings appeal to new distributor

    VANCOUVER, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSXV: SSC) has signed
a distribution agreement with Williams Evergreen Ltd. (WGL), Barbados, to
become the exclusive distributor for all Smartcool products in the territory
of Barbados.
    Williams Evergreen Ltd. was established as a subsidiary of Williams
Industries Inc., a diversified Caribbean corporation, and has already
completed a successful installation of Smartcool's Energy Savings Module
(ESM(TM)) at The Pine Hill Dairy in Barbados.
    "We are pleased with the level of savings achieved utilizing the
ESM(TM)," says Mr. Clyde Gibson, Managing Director of Pine Hill Dairy. "It is
imperative that we maintain control of our expenditures and one way of doing
so is to reduce our power usage, which enables us to continue to invest
capital back into our company, helping sustain our economic growth."
    "We are delighted to partner with Williams Evergreen Ltd. as our
exclusive distributor in Barbados," says Andrew Stanfield, General Manager,
Smartcool Systems USA Inc. "Smartcool's proven energy reduction technology
continues to be acknowledged here, with over US$500,000 in projects already
quoted in this region."

    About Williams Industries Inc.

    Williams Industries Inc. (WII) is a diversified Caribbean corporation
with headquarters at Warrens in Barbados. From its headquarters WII controls
10 wholly owned and 14 joint venture companies in Barbados and St. Lucia. WII
also has investments in Jamaica. These companies do business in manufacturing,
electrical engineering, supply to the construction industry, farming, tourism,
water desalination, well drilling, real estate development, building and
Equipment rental, sewage treatment, cellular communication and Tourism. The
WII Group employs over 500 people, of which 209 of them are shareholders. For
additional information please visit

    About Smartcool Systems Inc.

    Smartcool Systems Inc. (SSC: TSX.V) manufactures and distributes the
Smartcool Energy Saving Module (ESM)(TM), which makes refrigeration and air
conditioning systems more efficient, resulting in proven cost savings, reduced
energy consumption, and a smaller carbon footprint. The Smartcool ESM(TM) can
be retrofitted to existing refrigeration and air conditioning systems and is
compatible with all known control systems. More than 25,000 units have been
installed in North America, Asia, Europe and Australia for Smartcool customers
such as supermarkets, food distributors, telecommunications companies,
hospitals, hotels, universities and energy companies.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the
    contents of this press release.

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