Echelon Corp. (San Jose, Calif.) announced that its customer, Siemens Building Technologies division, has sold 1 million LonWorks-based Desigo RXC single-room controllers for improved building energy management.

Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating (Suwanee, Ga.) has hired Joe Tompkins as the Southern Zone area manager, channel development for the Washington, D.C., and Virginia regions.

ABB (Zurich, Switzerland) has purchased a controlling interest in Validus DC Systems, a provider of dc power infrastructure equipment for energy-intensive data centers.

Publication date: 07/04/2011