Johnson Controls Inc.(Milwaukee) entered into a project development agreement withFirst Rand Bank Limited(Sandton, South Africa); the first energy performance contract in South Africa.

ABB(Cary, N.C.) moved its North American corporate headquarters from Norwalk, Conn., to Cary, N.C.

ITT Corp.(White Plains, N.Y.) signed an agreement to acquireLaing GmbH(Remseck, Germany), a privately held leading producer of energy-efficient circulator pumps primarily used in residential and commercial plumbing and HVAC systems.

Publication date:04/27/2009