WASHINGTON, Feb. 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GB Energie LED, a minority, woman-owned business committed to sourcing sustainable energy solutions, today announced it has signed a partnership agreement with SunLand, a Native-owned LED lighting company aimed at bringing energy saving solutions and services to Indian country. SunLand’s goal is to reduce tribal nations’ energy consumption through LED, which in turn supports tribal self-sufficiency through energy reduction. SunLand strives to utilize local Native-owned companies for product installations, and may provide workforce development and training as needed, thereby creating employment opportunities on or near tribal lands.

The new partnership will focus on addressing energy efficiency opportunities for tribes and tribal organizations, including the replacement and rebuild of existing lighting with Revolution Lighting Technologies high performance LED lighting solutions. Revolution Lighting (Nasdaq:RVLT) offers a broad line of reliable high efficiency indoor and outdoor LED solutions, including tubes, Eco Thin panels, troffer fixtures, high bays, area flood lighting and wall pack fixtures to address the various lighting requirements. 

SunLand Global Inc. is a Temecula, CA based company owned and operated by Joseph Moose. Joseph is Paiute, Mewuk and Luiseño Indian and is an enrolled member of the Bishop Paiute Tribe. Mr.  Moose graduated with a B.S. degree in Business Administration and has over 15 years in Construction Management experience. Additionally, he has served as a Project Engineer for Flincto Construction, Project Engineer/Tenant Coordinator at Continental Building Systems, Project Manager/Public Works Director for the Bishop Paiute Tribe, Project Manager for the Lone Pine Paiute Tribe, and as the General Manager of the Big Pine Paiute Development Corporation. Mr. Moose has completed over $250 million in retail, public, housing, utility projects. SunLand’s mission is to reduce the carbon footprint of Indian Country by implementing energy efficient solutions that will foster future economic development through revenue generated energy savings.

Together, the companies will be addressing energy efficiency and lighting rebuild projects, installing high-efficiency LED lighting solutions and updated fixtures in educational facilities, hospitals, government buildings and for exterior street lighting. GB Energie LED and SunLand will utilize Revolution Lighting solutions to reduce lighting energy use by more than 65%, increasing light output and providing significant long-term operational and maintenance cost saving.

“We’re excited to partner with SunLand Global Inc., to provide energy efficiency upgrades, particularly with high-efficiency LED lighting and fixtures for underserved tribal communities,” said Dr. Gloria B. Herndon, President and CEO of GB Energie LED. “We believe that our experience in delivering high-quality, high efficiency LED lighting solutions, notably Revolution Lighting Technologies, who offer the highest quality LED products in the market today with an experienced, knowledgeable team that is focused on helping our team achieve results on time and within budget, coupled with SunLand Global’s local presence, positions us for unique opportunities throughout the Tribal territories.”

“There is a significant need and opportunity for the installation of more efficient lighting solutions and smarter, more advanced fixtures and controls within the tribal communities,” said Joseph Moose, CEO at SunLand Global. “We believe GB Energie LED is the right partner to deliver high-quality LED solutions due to their experience with LED conversion projects. Together, we are well positioned to be a key component in transforming the lighting infrastructure for many tribal communities.”

About GB Energie LED LLC

GB Energie LED is a minority- and woman-owned business (WBENC Certified) committed to sourcing sustainable energy solutions worldwide. With both national and international scope, GB Energie LED is positioned as a leading force for the implementation of high-quality LED lighting solutions. GB Energie LED provides solutions in several sectors such as education, government, institutional, hospitality, healthcare, retail, commercial and industrial. GB Energie LED is committed to giving back to communities that it serves and those in need. Social give-back programs in education, technical training, healthcare and civic projects are just a few areas GB Energie LED champions together with its collateral partners.

About Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc.

Revolution Lighting Technologies, Inc. is a leader in the design, manufacture, marketing, and sale of LED lighting solutions focusing on the industrial, commercial and government markets in the United States, Canada, and internationally. Through advanced LED technologies, Revolution Lighting has created an innovative lighting company that offers a comprehensive advanced product platform of high-quality interior and exterior LED lamps and fixtures, including signage and control systems.  Revolution Lighting is uniquely positioned to act as an expert partner, offering full service lighting solutions through our operating divisions including Energy Source, Value Lighting, Tri-State LED, E-Lighting, All-Around Lighting and TNT Energy to transform lighting into a source of superior energy savings, quality light and well-being. Revolution Lighting Technologies markets and distributes its products through a network of regional and national independent sales representatives and distributors, as well as through energy savings companies and national accounts. Revolution Lighting Technologies trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker RVLT. For more information, please visit www.rvlti.com and connect with the Company on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.

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