PHILADELPHIA, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (www.oxicool.com) – General James L. Jones has joined OxiCool, Inc.'s Advisory Board. General Jones is the former National Security Advisor to the President of the United States, the former Supreme Allied Commander Europe and Combatant Commander USEUCOM, and the 32nd Commandant of the Marines. General Jones now leads Jones Group International (JGI), an organization which provides advisory and strategic consulting services on energy, market access and trade promotion, and international security.
General Jones' 42 years of experience serving the country will lend unparalleled support to OxiCool as the company begins production of its unique, environmentally friendly, water-based air conditioner. OxiCool looks forward to this outstanding partnership as it enters commercial markets and engages with the military, where the technology has been greeted with much enthusiasm for its potential to support military roles and missions.
"I am honored to join the recipient of the inaugural "Patent of the Year" Award from Naval Air Warfare Center – Aircraft Division, and a company which has enormous potential to chart new territory on the national energy security landscape by offering tremendous energy and cost savings to end users," says General Jones.
Ravikant Barot, Founder & CEO of OxiCool says of the addition, "General Jones is a national asset and OxiCool is honored to have him join our Advisory Board. He brings with him a strong strategic mind and unparalleled leadership experiences. He has put together an outstanding team at JGI and we look forward to working with General Jones in helping the country take advantage of our groundbreaking solutions."
OxiCool is a technology company that has pioneered innovative cooling technologies which have the potential to revolutionize cooling in a variety of applications. When employed in homes and small buildings, the technology harnesses the abundance of natural gas by running on heat rather than electricity and offers as much as 40% reduction in real electrical load on the grid. General Jones gained extensive experience with and a passion for energy security issues while serving as the president and CEO of the US Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy and during his assignment with NATO.
The partnership broadens a strong relationship between OxiCool and the US Government, as OxiCool jointly invented a first generation of the technology with the US Navy and recently demonstrated a specific application to the US Marine Corps at their 2012 ExFOB event in Camp Pendleton, CA.
About OxiCool, Inc.
OxiCool develops energy efficient air conditioning technologies that are free of greenhouse gas based refrigerants for broad commercial and military applications. The technology uses clean molecular sieve and a small quantity of water that recycles for the life of the system. The systems molecular sieve based cells have an outstanding ability to store energy displaying no trickle loss. OxiCool is incorporated as a Delaware Corporation and located in Philadelphia. For further information, please visit us at www.oxicool.com.
Emma Kaye, Director of Administration and Sustainability
SOURCE OxiCool, Inc.