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Press Release: Feb. 4, 2010

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Ted Poulos  

Energy Alternatives, LLC of the United States is Awarded Third Prize in the GREEN DOT AWARDS

Energy Alternatives, LLC was Awarded: Third Prize in Products for the entry titled,
“Greenward™ Ridge Vent ." The Green Dot jury, consisting of leading experts in the
eco-friendly space, selected winners from thousands of entries from over 25 countries.
About The Green Dot Awards™:

The Green Dot Awards™ strive to reward and promote forward-thinking businesses that
create environmentally friendly products or services, and to reward revolutionary green

Recognizing that human activity is causing dramatic environmental change, we must
ensure that we act today to protect tomorrow's environment. Businesses and
organizations have become especially aware of the impact that their practices have on the
well-being of the planet and many are acting to adopt more sustainable attitudes. The
purpose of Green Dot is to reward those who practice excellence in environmental

Although the Green Dot Awards are worthy themselves, they are also a consumer guide
to excellence in environmentally-sustainable practices. A business with a Green Dot
Award is a business that can be trusted by consumers with a stewardship of the
environment. Recognition from the Green Dot Awards allows businesses to promote their
products and services as items that are manufactured and delivered in an environmentally
friendly manner.

Green Dot Awards was Juried by experts in the industry: Kyle D. Brown, Ph.D., Director,
John T. Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies, California State Polytechnic University -
Daniel D. Chiras, Ph.D., Author of The Homeowner's Guide to Renewable Energy, The
New Ecological Home, The Solar House, The Natural House, Superbia! 31 Ways to
Create Sustainable Neighborhoods, and The Natural Plaster Book - Peo Ekberg,
Environmental Consultant for Sustainability and Lifestyle CO2 Adviser - Dave Evans,
Author of Cool Green Stuff: A Guide to Finding Great Recycled, Sustainable, Renewable
Objects You Will Love - Steven Foster, President of the Steven Foster Group and
commercial consultant for eco-sustainability - Christine Mason McCaull, Co-founded
GoGreen Online, and Go GreenTV - Shelagh McNally, Editor at Green Living Online &
Green Living Enterprises

About the Winner:
Energy Alternatives, LLC, based out of Connecticut and formed in
2006, provides innovative renewable energy products, systems and solutions to the
marketplace. Its flagship product, The Greenward™ Ridge Vent System, offers builders
and homeowners an inexpensive, unique method of heating a home's hot water,
reducing energy costs and carbon emissions. Unlike competing products, a home already
has most of what The Greenward™ Ridge Vent System relies upon to do its job: a roof, a
ridge vent and an attic. The Greenward™ Ridge Vent harvests hot attic air as it escapes
through the ridge of a home's roof, thermally transferring this previously
unused heat through the system to the home's hot water tank.


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