MONTREAL and SEONGNAM, South Korea — Distech Controls, a leader in building automation and energy management solutions, and Samsung Techwin, a leader in energy and safety solutions, have announced a strategic partnership to enhance Samsung Techwin’s Smart Building Management Solution offering.

Under the terms of the agreement, Samsung Techwin will leverage Distech Controls’ technology, based on open standards, to provide a complete, fully integrated building management solution to its customers. Distech Controls said its HVAC control products are based on a robust common hardware platform and share the same programming toolset, providing increased efficiency and options for system design, installation, service, and maintenance.

“Distech Controls’ line of feature-rich HVAC control products was selected based on our stringent requirements for quality and performance,” said HS Park, general manager of Quality Assurance Team, Samsung Techwin “This partnership contributes to the differentiation of our total building solutions and to our commitment to technologies that promote energy efficiency.”

“We are very pleased to enter this agreement with Samsung Techwin, and to have been selected as a partner in their delivery of building energy efficiency consulting and solutions,” said Etienne Veilleux, president and CEO of Distech Controls. “We look forward to continued collaboration with a company that shares our vision of performance, innovation, and sustainability.”

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Publication date: 8/27/2012