SOURCE: GreenHouse Holdings

January 05, 2011 08:30 ET

GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership With ImageWare Systems, Inc.

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - January 5, 2011) - GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB: GRHU) (PINKSHEETS: GRHU) ("GreenHouse"), a leading provider of energy efficiency solutions and sustainable infrastructure products, has entered into a strategic partnership with ImageWare Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IWSY) to provide sustainability and security products and services to government, military and law enforcement agencies, domestically and internationally. 

GreenHouse's 1-Link™ service will now be part of the ImageWare Law Enforcement solution package that is being offered to over 20,000 law enforcement agencies in the United States. In turn, GreenHouse agreed to provide opportunities for IWS within the military and government markets for ImageWare biometric identity management solutions which will be included in the 1-Link platform along with other GreenHouse-offered products and services.

"We are very pleased to be teaming with ImageWare Systems to bundle our security and economically sustainable products and services to government, military and law enforcement agencies," stated John Galt, Executive Chairman and co-founder of GreenHouse Holdings. "ImageWare's patented Biometric Identity Management Solution will fit seamlessly with 1-Link to provide agencies with a complete security package both domestically and abroad."

1-Link™, in use today at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, integrates existing systems and provides enterprise-wide real-time access to data, voice, video, maps, incidents, management reports and resource information using existing infrastructure such as personal computers and mobile devices over TCP/IP, cellular and radio networks. 1-Link™ can integrate a single agency from the director to the field and can integrate multiple agencies. Each agency selects the information that agency will share securely within and across partner agencies. 1-Link™is a scalable, modular, multi-lingual integrated platform for multiple agencies including healthcare systems, harbors, airports, police, fire, emergency medical services, emergency management agencies, education and other public and private agencies. For more information on 1-Link™, please visit http://government.greenhouseintl.com/government/slider/1-link

"We see teaming with GreenHouse as a win-win opportunity given the strategic fit between our product offerings and target markets," said Jim Miller, ImageWare Systems Chairman and CEO.

About ImageWare Systems, Inc.
ImageWare Systems, Inc. is a leading developer of identity management solutions, providing biometric, secure credential and law enforcement technologies. Scalable for worldwide deployment, the Company's biometric product line includes a multi-biometric engine that is hardware and algorithm independent, enabling the enrollment and management of unlimited population sizes. ImageWare's identification products are used to manage and issue secure credentials including national IDs, passports, driver licenses, smart cards and access control credentials. ImageWare's digital booking products provide law enforcement with integrated mug shot, fingerprint Livescan and investigative capabilities. ImageWare is headquartered in San Diego, with offices in Portland, OR, Washington DC and Canada. For more information visit www.iwsinc.com.

About GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. 
GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. is a leading provider of energy efficiency solutions and sustainable infrastructure products. The Company designs, engineers and installs disparate products and technologies that produce persistent technical and financial results, by enabling our clients to monitor and control their energy costs in the most efficient manner possible. Its target markets for energy efficiency solutions include residential, commercial and industrial, as well as government and military markets. In addition, the Company develops, designs and constructs rapidly deployable, sustainable infrastructure primarily for use in disaster relief and security in austere regions. For more information, please visit: www.greenhouseintl.com or the GreenHouse YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/greenhouseintl or follow GreenHouse on Twitter @greenhouseintl.

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements that reflect the Company's current expectation regarding future events. Actual events could differ materially and substantially from those projected herein and depend on a number of factors. Certain statements in this release, and other written or oral statements made by GreenHouse Holdings, Inc. are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements since they involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which are, in some cases, beyond the Company's control and which could, and likely will, materially affect actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements. The Company assumes no obligation to publicly update or revise these forward-looking statements for any reason, or to update the reasons actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements, even if new information becomes available in the future. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations include, but are not limited to, those factors that are disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in documents filed by the Company from time to time with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and other regulatory authorities.

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