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Broadway Square Building In Kansas City Adopts Green Ballast Smart Lighting Solution

Stocks in this article: GBLL

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Ballast Inc., (OTC BB: GBLL) announced today that The Broadway Square Building, a twelve story office building in downtown Kansas City, Missouri  has installed Green Ballast's patented daylight harvesting fluorescent light ballasts.  

Burns & McDonnell, a leading construction, engineering and consulting firm in Kansas City, served as general contractor for the building's upgrade, which included the adoption of GBLL's ballasts as a direct replacement for the existing "standard ballast." The new ballasts adjust power consumption for each lighting fixture, while measuring and harvesting available daylight to calculate and provide only the amount of needed electricity for proper lighting.  It is a "plug and play" solution and has controls within each ballast, providing simple and efficient installation and ongoing maintenance.

"We handled the initial installation of the daylight harvesting technology for Burns & McDonnell, and after completing the second floor, everyone was so impressed that they wanted us to incorporate the new ballasts into our engineered drawings throughout the rest of the building," said Steve Winegar, of Garwin Electric. "All of the ballasts have worked perfectly, and there is no commissioning or programming going forward, a big consideration once they're installed.  The ballasts maintain a consistent lighting environment, while saving energy without added maintenance."

"Burns & McDonnell's mission is to make their clients successful, and the adoption of our green solution is a significant step in that direction," said J. Kevin Adams, chief executive officer of Green Ballast.  "Owners, operators and tenants of office buildings need to significantly lower major operating costs.   Lighting consumption costs in the Broadway Square building will be reduced by over 50%, a savings which will be repeated annually for years to come."

About Burns & McDonnell

Founded in 1898, Burns & McDonnell is a 100 percent employee-owned, full-service engineering, architecture, construction, environmental and consulting services firm. Burns & McDonnell is currently the 23rd largest AEC firm in the Engineering News-Record Top 500 ranking. With the multi-disciplinary expertise of more than 3,700 professionals in more than 30 regional, national and international offices, Burns & McDonnell plans, designs, permits, constructs and manages facilities worldwide with one mission in mind — to make its clients successful.

About Green Ballast

Green Ballast Inc., an energy solutions company, headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, is an innovator, developer and marketer of energy efficient electronic ballasts for fluorescent fixtures in the commercial lighting industry. Green Ballast's patented daylight harvesting ballast technology utilizes an individual photo sensor that measures the amount of ambient daylight to reduce the amount of electrical current flowing to a light fixture thereby reducing lighting energy costs. Green Ballast's products are deployed during retrofit upgrades, new construction and remodeling work. Customers include electrical lighting product distributors, energy service companies, original equipment manufacturers, and real estate developers and managers who own and lease commercial real estate. To learn more about Green Ballast, please visit our website at www.greenballastinc.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements for Green Ballast reflect current expectations, as of the date of this press release, and involve certain risks and uncertainties.  Forward looking statements include statements herein with respect to the company's successful execution of its business strategy. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward- looking statements as a result of various factors.  Factors that could cause future results to materially differ from the recent results are described in form S-1 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 12, 2012.

SOURCE Green Ballast Inc.

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