Johnson Controls Showcases Innovative Technologies in India Through ACREX 2017

Company's expanded portfolio to further advance energy efficiency and increase building intelligence in Indian market
2017-02-25 16:00 3131

NEW DELHI, Feb. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson Controls, a market leader in India's Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVAC&R) industry, showcased several innovative new technologies at ACREX 2017, February 23 to 25 in New Delhi. Cutting-edge technologies on display included Metasys® 8.0, YORK® YMC2 chiller and Smart Connected Chillers.

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"Our successful merger with Tyco has greatly enhanced our existing capabilities and expanded our portfolio of products and solutions. Our combined insights and world-class technologies will help us to better meet the needs of our customers throughout the entire lifecycle of their buildings," said Shrikant Bapat, Country General Manager & Managing Director of Johnson Controls, India. "We are also well-positioned to support India's push for Smart Cities together with our local partners."

On display at the Johnson Controls booth at ACREX 2017 were technologies designed to advance energy efficiency and increase building intelligence. These included:

  • Metasys® 8.0, the latest version of Johnson Controls' world's leading building automation system. The enhanced version was developed in consultation with customers and boasts an intuitive and touch-friendly user interface. The platform can be operated across any mobile device without need for software installation, and features an open system, which allows seamless integration of all BTL listed third-party equipment. In addition, enhanced security measures allow information across all network devices to be captured.
  • Smart connected chillers, a solution that integrates industry-leading remote monitoring and cloud-based analysis tools in planned service agreements and warranties to give greater control to critical equipment within a facility. It ensures very high uptime of chillers by reducing unplanned or emergency repairs and reduction in Mean Time To Repair (MTTR). This secure system connects YORK® or other make chillers using Metasys® platform and streams data from the chiller to the cloud, establishing a 24/7 line of sight into the real-time operation of the connected chiller. Real-time trend data is stored on our remote servers, and Advanced Analytics facilitates our service team to decipher tough issues and ensure it does not recur, identify any potential future problems and take predictive actions immediately. Smart connected chillers deliver fewer disruptions, reduced downtime, and longer equipment life. It also addresses the trend of decreasing skilled service expertise at field due to attrition, decline in preferences for on-site jobs. Johnson Controls smart connected chillers can work independently of client IT access. It uses high-end Fault Detection and Diagnostics, provides detailed information to service teams on their hand-held devices and has 24x7 real-time data storage for reference and actions.
  • YORK® YMC2 is an oil free magnetic bearing centrifugal chiller driven by a permanent magnet motor and latest variable speed drive (VSD) technology with an astonishing industry-leading low sound, approved stable ratings for lower condenser water entering temperature, which can be leveraged in cities such as Hyderabad, Pune, Bangalore, and Ahmedabad. YMC2 also has an AHRI performance rating of 0.52 KW/TR at full load and actually delivering 0.27KW/TR part load performance in India. Some of the well-known IT majors, who pioneered in energy efficiency, use only YMC2 in their campuses across India. We have a population of 19 "proven" YMC2 installations in India. YMC2 delivers part load efficiency of 0.27KW/TR in these sites. YMC2 capacity range designed with single compressor is 165TR - 1,000TR, far beyond what competitors offer, thus fulfilling the critical efficiency demands of Indian clients in the Magnetic bearing range.
  • Lau JET Fans are manufactured in India, and can operate at high temperatures of up to 250-degree Celsius for two hours as certified by TUV NORD and consumes 0.74/0.10 KW at 2850/ 1450 RPM. This product can be installed in most Indian cities for underground car parking. It is also one of the fastest ways to install ventilation systems in new or existing buildings.

ACREX India 2017 Award of Excellence in Innovation in Building Automation

Innovation across Johnson Control's portfolio has been a consistent priority. This was recognized at the ACREX India 2017, where Metasys® 8.0, the latest version of Johnson Controls' world's leading building automation system, was declared the runner-up in the award for excellence in innovation in building automation.

Johnson Controls has been present in India since 1990 and is represented in all regions via a direct sales network, with nine offices across the country. Today, products and technologies by the company are installed in landmarks across India, including Mumbai International Airport and Pushpawati Singhania Research Institute in Delhi.

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About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader serving a wide range of customers in more than 150 countries. Our 135,000 employees create intelligent buildings, efficient energy solutions, integrated infrastructure and next generation transportation systems that work seamlessly together to deliver on the promise of smart cities and communities. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. We are committed to helping our customers win and creating greater value for all of our stakeholders through strategic focus on our buildings and energy growth platforms. For additional information, please visit or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.

About Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions

Johnson Controls Building Technologies & Solutions has an unmatched portfolio of HVACR products and solutions to create more comfortable, safe and efficient buildings. Operating in more than 150 countries through a strong network of distribution channels, Building Technologies & Solutions' breadth of offerings help building owners, operators, engineers and consultants impact the full lifecycle of a building. Its market leadership is established through trusted brands such as YORK®, Sabroe® and Metasys® as well as its smart building integration capabilities and energy financing solutions. For more information, visit or follow @JCI_BEnews.


Bernie Chew
Digital Marketing & Communications Manager
Building Technologies & Solutions, Asia Pacific
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