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Energy Focus receives an additional $1.5 Million LED product order to re-light Navy ships

SOLON Ohio, May 16, 2012 – Energy Focus, Inc. (OTC BB: EFOI.OB), a leader in providing LED energy efficient lighting products and solutions announced that it has recently received an additional $1.5 million order to provide IntelliTube™ LED fluorescent replacement tubes, IntelliTube LED berth light fixtures and a variety of the Company’s high performance LED globe fixtures to upgrade the lighting on a number of U. S. Navy ships. Installation of the lighting will be performed by U. S. Navy personnel.

“Energy Focus LED products have a 50,000-hour lifespan compared to the 1,000-hour bulbs in incandescent globes and 7,500-hour fluorescent tubes while using less than half the energy. In addition, our LED fixtures are designed for easy installation.  The globes use the existing mounting brackets and our IntelliTube LED tubes simply twist into the existing fixture – exactly like the fluorescent tubes they’re replacing,” said Roger Buelow, Energy Focus CTO.

Joe Kaveski, Energy Focus CEO commented, “As I noted in our recent first quarter 2012 investor conference call, Energy Focus is delighted with the additional $1.5 million order to provide the Navy its breakthrough LED lighting products.  We look forward to upgrading the Navy fleet over the next several years supporting the Navy’s maritime energy strategy.”

About Energy Focus, Inc.

Energy Focus, Inc. is a leading provider of energy efficient LED lighting products and turnkey energy efficient lighting solutions, holding 75 lighting patents. Our solutions provide energy savings, aesthetics, safety and maintenance cost benefits over conventional lighting.  Our long-standing relationship with the U.S. Government includes numerous research and development projects for the DOE and DARPA, creating energy efficient LED lighting systems for the U.S. Navy fleet.  Customers include supermarket chains, the U.S. Government, state and local governmental agencies, retail stores, museums, theme parks and casinos, hotels, swimming pool builders and many others. Company headquarters are located in Solon, OH, with additional offices in Nashville, TN, Pleasanton, CA, and the United Kingdom.  For more information, see our web site at www.energyfocusinc.com.

Forward Looking Statements

Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.  For more information about potential factors that could affect the financial results of Energy Focus, please refer to the Company’s SEC reports, including its Annual Reports on Form 10-K and its quarterly reports on Form 10-Q.  These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof.  Energy Focus disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

Contact:

Media Contact:
Energy Focus, Inc.
Public Relations Office
(440) 715-1295
pr@energyfocusinc.com

Investor Contact:
Brion Tanous
CleanTech IR, Inc.
(310) 541-6824
btanous@cleantech-ir.com

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