China’s leading hotel group selects YORK® service to create comfortable and efficient facilities
Thirteen hotels under China BTG Hotels (Group) Co., Ltd. to optimize equipment energy and operational efficiency
BEIJING, SINGAPORE – (September 15, 2015) –YORK® heating and cooling services will help BTG Hotels (Group) Co., Ltd. optimize energy and operational efficiency in 13 Beijing hotels over the next two years.
This service agreement between YORK®, a Johnson Controls brand, and BTG Hotels marks the first step in a strategic collaboration. As a public-listed company and market leader in China’s tourism sector, BTG Hotels operates over 170 hotels ranging from luxury properties to budget accommodations. In Beijing alone, BTG Hotels has 13 hotels of differing range and age with HVAC equipment from different suppliers.
BTG Hotels selected YORK® for its comprehensive and practical service plan that can cater to the wide range and mix of HVAC equipment in the 13 hotels. Optimizing the energy efficiency of the HVAC equipment will significantly improve the overall energy efficiency of a building. Also, high-quality service will prolong the lifespan of the equipment without compromising the comfort of building occupants.
“The company’s unique breadth of expertise enables us to provide practical, customized solutions for complex requirements,” said Wu Song, general manager and managing director of Building Efficiency China, Johnson Controls. “We have observed robust growth in our building management and service business. Now, with over 40 service branches and more than 1000 channel partners in China, our service network spans the whole country. Service to us is more than maintenance; it includes green building consultancy, energy saving performance contracts, and intelligent predictive analytics.”
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Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and seating components and systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2015, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. For additional information, please visit http://www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrols on Twitter.
About BTG Hotels (Group) Co., Ltd.
BTG Hotels (Group) Co., Ltd. (“BTG Hotels”) is a large all-encompassing publicly-listed Chinese tourism company, specializing in hotel management operations, scenic destinations and other commercial activities. Founded in February 1999, the Company has been listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange since June 2000. BTG Hotels operates over 170 hotels, ranging from five-star lodgings to budget accommodations and has established an operational management system of high-end, mid-range and budget hotel brands and a nationwide hotel business network. Furthermore, BTG Hotels also owns companies such as Hainan Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone. Beijing Tourism Group (“BTG”), parent company of BTG Hotels, is the most powerfully integrated conglomerate of the Chinese hospitality industry and a top performer among China’s top 10 tourism groups. BTG's food, lodging, transportation, travel, shopping and entertainment sectors cover catering, hotels, transportation, travel arrangements, commerce, scenic destinations and other travel services. BTG Hotels is a publicly-listed BTG company that focuses its efforts on expanding into the lodging sector with comprehensive support from its parent company. For additional information, please visit: http://www.btghg.com/en-us/about_group.html
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