MILWAUKEE, WI — Johnson Controls showcased a complete range of smart home security, controls, and HVAC products at the 2022 National Association of Home Builders International Builders’ Show on Feb. 8-10 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The Johnson Controls exhibit focused on the connected home, providing home builders a comprehensive offering designed to give occupants greater control, comfort, and peace of mind.
It's estimated that there will be 78 million smart homes in North America by 2024, according to Berg Insight. To put that number into perspective, that’s 53% of all homes in the region. Connected comfort and security products can be important differentiators for homebuyers who are looking to ensure sustainability, safety, and comfort. Johnson Controls is committed to delivering the latest smart products that provide seamless occupant experiences with Johnson Controls OpenBlue connected suite of technologies.
“The connected home is no longer a luxury — it has become standard,” said Casey Yates, vice president of sales and marketing, ducted systems, Johnson Controls. “Occupants expect easy-to-control, smart solutions that reduce energy use, improve comfort, and provide peace of mind. Johnson Controls has an expansive portfolio of premium technologies that come together in one complete home system, resulting in living spaces that are smarter, healthier, and more sustainable.”
The YORK brand of Johnson Controls displayed home comfort products designed to enhance comfort, sustainability, and flexibility, including the high-efficiency YORK HMH7 17 SEER Horizontal Discharge Heat Pump, which is a solution for spaces that require a compact design, without any compromise to comfort, while offering quiet performance and easy installation. They also featured the YORK YHG 16 SEER Single Stage Heat Pump with swing-out panels offering easy access to electrical controls, and the YORK AE Multi Speed Multi Position Air Handler, which is designed to improve comfort, increase energy savings, and provide lasting performance.
Johnson Controls Hitachi showcased its legacy of innovation, including connected products and systems designed to optimize occupant comfort and indoor air quality. These products included the H500 Single-Zone Mini-Split System, which offers a ductless cooling and heating solution that’s flexible, energy efficient, and includes FrostWash™, an active-cleaning function for both indoor and outdoor units which provides fresher air, improves reliability, and reduces maintenance. Hitachi also featured the compact, whisper-quiet Mini VRF System that has some of the industry’s highest efficiency ratings and enables individual comfort control of up to eight zones.
Johnson Controls Qolsys featured the latest connected home security technology at the exhibit, including the new IQ Panel 4, an all-in-one smart home platform with six different wireless radios designed to control intelligent devices, including PowerG long-range security and life safety sensors, smart lighting, smart thermostats, smart locks, garage openers, and integrations with partners like Alarm.com, Control4, SolarEdge, and more.