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ilumisys Announces Channel Partner Agreement with IHNcorp, Ecogreen Solutions

ilumisys LEDs for environmentally-friendly lights expands Southwest presence

Troy, Michigan – Nov. 11, 2008 - ilumisys, Inc., developer and producer of next-generation solid-state lighting technology, announces that IHNcorp and Ecogreen Solutions Inc. are now channel partners and retrofit suppliers of ilumisys lighting.

Orange County-based IHNcorp and its subsidiary Ecogreen Solutions Inc. now offer the ilumisys line of alternative energy lighting products – including patented light emitting diode (LED) tubes – designed to directly replace standard T8 and T12 fluorescent tubes. Unlike the fluorescent tubes they replace, the ilumisys MK1 tubes are mercury-free in addition to providing an energy-efficient alternative.

Servicing California, Nevada, Arizona and Hawaii, IHNcorp will handle the sales and marketing function and Ecogreen Solutions will install ilumisys lighting, manage service contracts and warranties and support the end-customer.

“IHNcorp and Ecogreen Solutions have partnered with ilumisys due to its quality design, manufacturing, market leadership and support of its incredible patented products,” said Anthony Mitchell, managing director of IHNcorp. “IHNcorp, Ecogreen and ilumisys all seek to change the face of solid-state lighting for future generations, reducing our carbon footprint on the world today.”

The next generation solid state lighting created by ilumisys offers an easy transition from traditional fluorescent lighting while taking full advantage of attributes of light-emitting diodes including long life, temperature robustness, vibration tolerance and energy efficiency.

"IHNcorp and Ecogreen’s goals align with ilumisys to revolutionize eco-friendly lighting solutions," said Dave Simon, president of ilumisys. "Working with IHNcorp and Ecogreen will extend the geographic reach of our products and sets ilumisys on the path to continued market leadership in fluorescent lighting alternatives."

Patented circuitry enables ilumisys MK1 LEDs to operate in existing fluorescent fixtures, without modifications to the fixtures or ballasts, allowing users to simply remove an existing fluorescent tube and drop in the ilumisys MK1 product. The ilumisys MK2 runs off of 120 VAC and 277 VAC building currents.

About IHNcorp

IHNcorp is a sales and marketing firm with more than 10 years of experience in component sales supporting the LED lighting market in the Southwest. We specialize in OEM, wholesale and retail customers in the LED, lighting, cooling /thermal management, TV and digital signage industries. IHNcorp is a leader in the green initiative taking place in the world today.

About Ecogreen

Ecogreen is the leading supplier and most complete LED lighting retrofit company in the market today. With no CFL or Induction products offered, Ecogreen provides LED solutions for all indoor and outdoor lighting needs, reducing energy consumption by an average of 50-80 percent, product depending. Ecogreen’s total LED solution and alignment with local utility companies enables it to offer various programs to its customers that can assist them in converting to LED potentially for zero out-of-pocket expense.

About ilumisys, Inc.

ilumisys, Inc. is a Troy, Michigan-based company focused on next-generation solid-state lighting technology. The company was formed in 2007 as a spinoff venture and wholly owned subsidiary of Altair Engineering, Inc. Initial products will be derived from Altair's intellectual property as they relate to the direct replacement of fluorescent light tubes with light-emitting diode (LED) lamps and direct replacement of incandescent lamps. For more information, please visit

ilumisys Media Contact:
Jennifer Ristic
Airfoil Public Relations

IHNcorp and Ecogreen Solutions Contact:
Anthony Mitchell

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