Episode 250: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings Videocast and PodCast for week ending Jan 7, 2018 features our interview with Dan Flaherty, Vice President of Sales, Acuity Brands|Distech Controls and Lance Patterson, Sales Support and Engineering, Distech Controls. Marketing Collateral of the Year Videos from EasyIO and Optergy; Ken Sinclair’s January edition of Automated Buildings; [Read more…]
We’d like to introduce you to GLAS® from Johnson Controls. GLAS is a beautiful smart thermostat that helps create a space that is efficient and healthy. It offers a translucent, responsive interface that is the perfect blend of form and function. GLAS showcases simple, adaptive technology that creates delightful interactions with its clever user interface.
In addition to its beautiful design, GLAS offers the following features:
* Adaptive schedule to intuitively and attentively maintain an efficient and comfortable space
* Seamless mobile experience so that users can manage their space from anywhere
* Voice control from Microsoft Cortana to adjust, refine and redefine each space
* Indoor and outdoor air quality monitoring, helping to create a healthy space
* Wire detection and streamlined set-up instructions for a straightforward installation
GLAS leverages the technology from our reliable products and leading building controls to help customers live more productive, enjoyable and efficient lives. In fact, GLAS has been selected as a 2018 Innovation Award finalist at AHR Expo based on innovative design, creativity, application, and value and market impact.
Contact your local distributor or Johnson Controls representative for more information!
Verasys™ is leveraging smart equipment technology in a way that not only sets the building controls system apart from its competitors, but also supports the contractors’ and building owners’ overarching goals: ease of installation and reduced operating costs.
Join us for a one-hour webinar on December 19 at 1:00pm CST to get a glimpse of the recently enhanced simple user interface and see a live demo of the new spaces view.
During this webinar, you’ll learn about the key benefits and future capabilities of your light commercial building control system, such as:
* Data sharing from one source to multiple destinations
* Simple interface to backup all Smart Equipment devices within the system
* Support for other light commercial applications
* Cloud connectivity, lighting control, wireless and global scheduling
* Integration of refrigeration products into the plug-and-play ecosystem
Register today to transform your business.
Not only has Johnson Controls created a formidable entry into the RACE TO THE SMALL SPACE AWARD, with the Verasys™ light commercial control system,their stellar marketing team has created a wonderful video showing off the new system,which makes them a prime contender in the ControlTrends Awards Most Impactful Marketing Collateral (Video, Product Rollout, etc…) of the Year. If you would like [Read more…]
Episode 246: ControlTalk NOW — Smart Buildings PodCast for week ending November 19, 2017 features interviews with two of the industry’s most prominent thought leaders, BuildingContext.me’s editor, Therese Sullivan, provides CoreTech coverage and Co-Founder and Partner, John Petze discusses SkyFoundry’s 13 Billion Sq Ft worth of success and the roadmap ahead. Special shout out to Samuel Elkins, Portrait & Commercial Photographer extraordinaire, based in Salt Lake City, UT. [Read more…]
Johnson Controls is pleased to announce the release of their VP140 Series of Pressure Independent Control Valves. Johnson Controls will deliver stable flow and energy efficiency by combining their actuators with the new, cost competitive VP140 Series of Pressure Independent Control Valves (PICV) in both axial and ball valve configurations. [Read more…]
Johnson Controls is happy to announce uLearn, an interactive web platform where employees, distributors and partners can view instructional videos, is up and running. The uLearn site, which promises to be a one-stop shop for how-to and other instructional videos, officially went live earlier this year. Each video is typically between three and five minutes in length and is intended to be used in conjunction with training and other educational tools provided by Johnson Controls. LEARN MORE
Facility Explorer® Brand Awareness Campaign Continues through October
In early August, we announced the launch of a new digital ad campaign to build awareness for the Facility Explorer® building automation system. Running through October 2017, the campaign 1) builds awareness of and interest in Facility Explorer, and 2) drives customers to reach out to their representative for more information. LEARN MORE
Points Plus Contractor Program Updates to website resulted in accessibility issues
Recently, we updated several features within the Points Plus Rewards website which resulted in a change to the URL. Our vendor assured us that all of our customers would be re-directed (seamlessly), but we have found this is not the case for some of you. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience and continue reading for details on how to access the new site. LEARN MORE
HVAC Navigator® Tips & Tricks Your one stop shop for product and industry expertise
HVAC Navigator is an internet site, which via single sign-on, enables you to access all the products and brands you buy from Johnson Controls. Within Navigator are Selection, Offering and other tools that will help you throughout the lifecycle of a product. Here’s a few tips on how you can fully utilize the capabilities of the Navigator customer portal. LEARN MORE
Introducing Verasys™ 2.0 Controls Systems for Light Commercial and Mid-Market Applications
The Verasys™ controls system enables business growth through bundled equipment and controls solutions using the brands you know and trust. We are thrilled to share this new offering with you to help you take your business to the next level.
Verasys is part of the Johnson Controls® SMART Systems delivery that includes new smart configurable controls and a bundled solution with HVAC/R Equipment. Verasys 2.0 is a Plug & Play solution that combines the power of our latest SMART equipment technology with our HVAC/R equipment. Simple configurable controllers that can be bundled with equipment from the factory or installed in the field are benefits associated with the new offerings. Verasys allows you to configure a vast array of controls applications for HVAC/R without the use of special programming tools or control engineering, whether for one building or an entire enterprise. LEARN MORE
Are you in-the-know? Johnson Controls is the place to go!
Stay informed about the latest and greatest developments in the Building Technologies industry. Look to Johnson Controls as your source for:
* Upcoming and recent webcasts: Hear from experts from across the industry as they present on the newest tools and technology.
* Top Talks Library: Watch experts from the Johnson Controls family of brands give presentations on topics ranging from getting the most from your BAS to encouraging woman in the HVAC industry.
* Industry Events: Learn more about various trade shows, meeting and events taking place in the industry.
At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you. Learn how you can join the Johnson Controls global team. www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou
Published on Jul 19, 2017. Heating and cooling account for roughly 48% of the energy use in a typical U.S. home, making it the largest energy expense for most families. In the commercial building sector, the cost is approximately 40%. Johnson Controls, one of the leading providers of HVAC, Fire and Security systems in the world, is changing how spaces are viewed and controlled. As the inventors of the first thermostat, Johnson Controls has innovated once again with GLAS. Utilizing Windows 10 IoT Core, Cortana voice services, and Azure Cloud, GLAS is a simple to use, elegant thermostat that brings leading energy savings and air quality monitoring to everyday spaces. Johnson Controls is reinventing the thermostat and our lives.
The Business Track, hosted Tridium’s Ed Merwin, featured six different expert perspectives that provided real-life, inspirational business testimonials of how Industrial IoT has changed, and continues to change their business models.
The Technology Track, hosted by Tridium’s James Johnson and Kevin Williamson, along with Cochrane’s Mike Mitchell and the Cochrane Tech Services team, discussed Solutions, Shortcuts, and Best Practices concerning Analytics, Niagara Edge, and Cyber Security.
The Educational Track featuring new IoT-Based products was hosted by Cochrane’s Product Managers Nicole Conklin and Dave Ladwig, who reviewed the Innovative Products and Software Solutions from Top Vendors such as Vykon, Honeywell, Johnson Controls, and Dell. Scott Cochrane ended Controls-Con DAY 2 with a hearty thanks to all the vendors and attendees, that made Controls-Con 2017, such a resounding success. See you in two years — at Controls-Con 2019!