About

Management Team

George Burns

George Burnes – President & CEO, Director

Prior to joining Smartcool Systems Inc., George was instrumental in the development of several customer-focused enterprises engaged in new product and service deployment. George most recently held the position of President & COO of Novus Entertainment Inc; a communications service provider offering consumer's choice for their entertainments needs. George was also President & COO of Silent Witness Enterprises Inc, a leading developer of advanced security systems distributed worldwide. Additionally he was founding director of Image Systems Corporation, a company engaged in the development of interactive television systems and services.
George has over 20 years of management experience with 10 years of specialization in management and financial consulting.

Steve Martin

Steven Martin – Executive Vice President

Steven is one of the founding directors of Smartcool EMEA and UK. His previous career in Estate and Property Management & Sales provided him with a wide and varied experience across a range of industry sectors.
Respected in the disciplines of sales and marketing, his unique portfolio of skills has attracted a team of leading professional colleagues to work alongside him. As well as appearing in national newspapers, television and trade magazines, Steven shares his technical experience with clients as a practical business perspective in energy management. With over sixteen years experience in the delivery of innovative energy solutions, he brings a wealth of knowledge in the technical, sales and management aspects of the industry. Steven remains at the forefront of client relationships and consultancy projects, meeting with clients and prospective business partners to ensure effective communication at all levels is maintained.

Chris Lefaivre

Chris Lefaivre – Vice President of Operations

Prior to joining Smartcool Systems Inc., Chris played a key role in building and managing several business to business product and service distribution networks. Chris most recently held the position of Business Unit Director for UTEL Networks, the business to business sales unit of Teligence Communications; a company specializing in telecommunications and non face to face commerce solutions. Chris was also Vice-President Business Development for Guardian Technologies Inc. a company engaged in the distribution of advanced security technologies. Additionally he was a founder of Novus Entertainment Inc, and held senior positions in Business Planning, Corporate Development and Finance over the course of the company's development.

Latest Press Releases

Smartcool Releases Third Quarter Results

Vancouver, BC.  November 27, 2012, Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) has filed its Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis for the third quarter and first nine months of 2012. Smartcool has narrowed its focus to target primarily direct sales to major accounts in Europe, a...

Smartcool Launches ECO3 Energy Evolution

Vancouver, BC. September 10, 2012, Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to present a new program promoting better energy efficiency for homes and businesses through Smartcool retrofits. Full details are available at the new ECO3 Energy Evolution site: www.smartcooleco3.com. Smartcool’s E...

Smartcool Delivers Data Center Energy Efficiency with ECO3

Vancouver, BC. August 21, 2012, Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to announce the successful completion of an ECO3 air conditioning energy efficiency pilot project for Internet Solutions a division of the Dimension Data, NTT group. This 18-month pilot project achieved 14% energy saving...

Smartcool Comments on Fiscal 2011 and Discusses 2012

Vancouver, BC. May 9, 2012, Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) has reported its audited fourth quarter results for the three months and the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. The year ending December 31, 2011 was a challenging year for Smartcool where expectations for revenue growth did not mate...

Hilton Hotel Malta Improves Energy Efficiency with Smartcool

Vancouver, BC.   February 2, 2012, Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) continues to see superb results from 2M Energy Solutions, the leading distributor of Smartcool’s products in Malta. Since the beginning of its Smartcool distribution agreement in February 2009, 2M Energy has continued t...

Smartcool Achieves Profitability and Major Growth in the Fourth Quarter of 2011

Vancouver, BC.   January 24, 2012, Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) is pleased to announce that the company has experienced the anticipated growth in its business and achieved profitability during the fourth quarter of 2011. In this quarter, Smartcool achieved the most revenue earned in...

Smartcool Announces Private Placement Offering

VANCOUVER, BC. January 17, 2012. Smartcool Systems Inc. (TSX-V: SSC) announces that further to its news releases dated November 15, 2011 and December 6, 2011, the company will not proceed with the closing of the final tranche of the private placement as initially announced on November 15, 2011. The ...

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