National Wind Assessments Awarded Unusual Product Endorsement From Safety Gear Manufacturer

Minneapolis, Minnesota - May 30, 2008 – A safety, work-gear manufacturer doesn’t usually give a product endorsement to a wind power developer, until now. National Wind Assessments announces today that it has received an endorsement contract from Ergodyne Work Gear, based out of St. Paul, Minnesota.

But the question remains, why a product endorsement for a wind-related company?

"National Wind Assessments and its parent company, National Wind have received a lot of press coverage and will soon be featured in an episode of Sustainable Planet, on National Geographic. When the filming takes place, they will be wearing our products," says Howard Huber, Marketing Director, Ergodyne Work Gear. "We strongly believe in creating partnerships and relationships with high profile companies such as this, to showcase our innovative products."

National Wind Assessments will utilize the company’s safety products, such as gloves, outerwear, elbow pads, back supports, and visibility vests when they complete on-site installations of meteorological towers and when they are photographed and filmed. National Wind Assessments will be featured in Ergodyne’s upcoming promotional materials.

"We are thrilled to endorse Ergodyne," says Kevin Romuld, President of National Wind Assessments. "We feel a bit like a sports superstar. However, our employees love the gear and it helps us do our jobs safely. Ergodyne has a great, high-quality product line."

National Wind Assessments has completed advanced wind resource analysis for over 100 wind energy projects across the United States.

The company was recently selected by Nebraska’s largest electric utility, the Nebraska Public Power District, to install 10 meteorological towers in northern Nebraska. This will be the first project where National Wind Assessments will utilize Ergodyne’s gear.

About National Wind Assessments: National Wind, LLC, acquired National Wind Assessments, formerly Romuld Wind Consulting, in 2007. Kevin Romuld, President of National Wind Assessments, and founder of Romuld Wind Consulting, supervises this division. Our expert consultants provide comprehensive wind assessments. We provide meteorological tower erection, wind data acquisition, site analysis and modeling, wind farm design and layout, projected energy production and turbine recommendations. Our wind consulting team has worked on over 100 wind projects, primarily in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Missouri, Nebraska, and Kansas. Please visit www.nationalwindassessments.com for more information.

About National Wind, LLC: National Wind, LLC, is the leading developer of utility scale (50 megawatts or more) community wind energy projects. We form powerful community wind energy partnerships with property owners, assuring that a project’s economic benefits are shared with the community. National Wind and its subsidiary, Wind Energy Developers, LLC, have participated in developing 15 wind energy projects and currently have over 4,000 megawatts in development. National Wind’s projects are located in Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota, and the company is exploring expansion opportunities in other states. Please visit www.nationalwind.com for more information.

About Ergodyne Work Gear: Ergodyne has pioneered the development of products for worker protection and performance in the United States, Canada and Europe for 25 years. During that time, the company has built a complete line of products that provide protection, regulate temperature and enhance productivity. These include ProFlex® precision purpose gloves, Chill-Its® cooling products, N-Fernowarming products, GLoWEAR® high-visibility apparel, Squids® lanyards, Arsenal® equipment storage systems and gear bags, and CORE Performance Work Wear. For more information on Ergodyne’s complete line of gear, visit www.ergodyne.com or call 800-225-8238.




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