March 22, 2019
Johnson Controls Executive Heads Up ISHRAE Local Chapter
Sreekesh MK, general manager for HVAC sales, South Region, BT&S India, was elected as the President of ISHRAE Bangalore chapter in March. In this position, he will be responsible for driving all activities of the chapter. An engineer with more than 25 years of experience in the HVACR industry, Sreekesh joined Johnson Controls some six years ago. He has been associated with ISHRAE since the early years of his professional career and has held numerous responsibilities in the past.
“It’s a privilege and honor to be elected to lead the Bangalore chapter of ISHRAE. Since its inception, this organization has been active in initiatives relating to environmental protection and energy conservation. I look forward to continuing the work of engaging our members and the public on the importance and practice of sustainable living,” said Sreekesh.
The Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE) is focused on the advancement of HVACR technology and services. Founded in 1981, the organization has more than 28,000 members, with over 40 chapters and sub-chapters across the country, of which the Bangalore chapter is one of the largest. ISHRAE is led by a team of elected officers who are members of the Society working on a voluntary basis. Johnson Controls is a regular contributor to ISHRAE through thought leadership discussions, events and conferences.
Please join us in congratulating Sreekesh on this significant achievement.
December 7, 2018
At Auto Cluster Exhibition Centre, Pune
Johnson Controls Addresses Challenges of Digital Transformation
Johnson Controls participated in the one-day CII West Tech summit in Pune. The focus was on technovation driving the digital future.
One of the key concerns that surfaced was the challenges faced by various businesses in meeting changing customer expectations in the digital-driven future. Our expert Prashant Kirpekar shared insights on how our solutions helped organizations to transition seamlessly to the digital platform and to be ready for the digital future.
Pune is the second largest city in the Maharashtra state, after the state capital city of Mumbai. Other key focus in Pune’s smart city mission include energy, environment and sustainability, safety and security.
December 6, 2018
At Auto Cluster Exhibition Centre, Pune
Johnson Controls Speaks on Sustainability and Cleaner Environment
Johnson Controls executive was invited to speak at the CII Green Conclave 2018 event which was held in Pune. Rajan Gaonkar, regional general manager of west region participated in the conference. He shared insights on our solutions for green buildings, and outlined strategies for developing smart, sustainable cities.
Shrikant Bapat, our country general manager and managing director, was invited to open the ceremony by lighting the ceremonial lamp. He was also the vice chairman for the CII Pune zone.
The conference was attended by a broad spectrum of industry representatives who were keen to learn about best practices, emerging trends and technologies in smart, sustainable and green manufacturing.
Our expert Benjamin Pinney shared his views on the impact of human and technology on the built environment and sustainability. Another expert, Prasun Talukdar participated in a panel discussion where he highlighted our portfolio for the green buildings domain. Our range of advanced, efficient solutions in HVAC, Controls Fire and Security for smart cities and buildings was also showcased at the exhibition.
November 16, 2018
Johnson Controls was awarded the most innovative ITMS solution provider for smart cities at the Smart City Conclave Chandigarh event. The award was in recognition of our SCATS and Meridian-based adaptive traffic solutions in addressing traffic management issues.
Our expert, Prasun Talukdar, was also invited to speak at the event. Using case studies as illustration, he explained how our technologies and solutions help make smart cities more secure and sustainable, as well as improve productivity of smart city dwellers.
October 5, 2018
Johnson Controls was invited to speak at Urjavaran, an annual initiative organized by the Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE). Our expert Sreekesh shared his views on strategies to improve plant room efficiency through innovative designs at the Kochi location.
The Urjavaran conference is an industry platform for creating awareness and showcasing energy efficient products and technologies, and solutions for sustainable buildings. The Conference is focused on climate change this year, and is held in more than 20 locations across India.
October 25 - 27, 2018
At Bombay Exhibition Center, Mumbai, Booth C-23
Johnson Controls Showcased Traffic Management Solutions at Traffic Infratech Expo
Johnson Controls participated in the Traffic Infratech Expo held in Mumbai, where we showcased our SCATS and Meridian solutions. Speaking to conference attendees, our subject matter expert, Santosh Muzumdar, shared insights on how our traffic management solutions could help smart cities overcome traffic challenges, such as easing overcrowded road networks and improving road safety.
In its eighth edition, the Traffic Infratech Expo brings together government authorities and industry leaders to address the issues of ensuring safe, urban mobility and the development of traffic infrastructure within the country.
August 29, 2018
At Hotel Sheraton Grand, Pune
Johnson Controls Leads Dialogue on Industrial Safety in CII Event
Industrial safety has to be an integral part of the organizational culture, an insight shared by Shrikant Bapat, country general manager and managing director for Johnson Controls at the one-day Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Industrial Safety Conclave in Pune. Shrikant is also the vice chairman of the CII Pune Zonal Council.
Our other expert, Sachin Deshpande, participated in a panel discussion on the challenges and solutions pertaining to industrial safety and infrastructure. He also highlighted our portfolio of safety products.
As one of India’s key business associations, the CII has been proactive in driving and promoting health, safety and environmental initiatives within the industries.
August 2 - August 3, 2018
At The Chancery Pavilion, Residency Road, Bengaluru
Johnson Controls Shares Strategic Insights on Building Sustainable Airports
Air travel in India is taking off, with some additional 500-600 million passengers expected by 2030. Plans are underway to build 55 new airports across the country to meet this growing demand.
At the summit, Johnson Controls expert Sreekesh M.K. shared insights on designing and modernizing India’s airports. He also highlighted how our comprehensive portfolio could play a significant role in supporting the vision of Airport Authority of India, as well as helping airports meet the projected passenger and cargo traffic, and improving passengers’ experience. The event attracted leaders from airport authorities, airport operators, airlines, developers, architects and building planners.
August 2, 2018
At Nimhan’s convention centre, Bengaluru
Johnson Controls Discusses Integrated Design Approach for Smart Buildings
Johnson Controls shared insights on smart buildings, net-zero energy buildings and energy management initiatives during a panel discussion at the Jal-Vayu-Agni seminar. Subject matter expert, Ajit Garve, spoke on the importance of proactive management and predictive maintenance in fire safety, as well as the strategic role IoT sensors (through their data-gathering abilities) play in an integrated approach towards building management.
The seminar was jointly organized by the respective Bangalore chapter of the Fire and Security Association of India (FSAI), the Indian Plumbing Association (IPA), and the Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE).
July 27, 2018
At The Taj, MG Road, Bangalore
Johnson Controls Hosts Connect 2018 for South India Channel Partners
Johnson Controls India team hosted the Connect 2018 seminar for our South India channel partners in July. About 45 prominent senior leaders from organizations such as ICD, UTC, AVTEL attended the event.
The seminar provided updates on our technology, in particular, Smartvue, our newly acquired cloud video surveillance solution, as well as other access control and intrusion detection technology. The Q&A session saw a robust discussion on industry trends and challenges, and how Tyco Security solutions could address these issues efficiently. Overall, the event was well received by partners who came away with a deeper understanding on our product portfolio.
July 21, 2018
At AMCOSA Auditorium
Johnson Controls Presents Fire Protection Portfolio for Hospitals at FSAI Vishakhapatnam Chapter
Johnson Controls participated in an event targeting the hospital sector which was held at the Vishakhapatnam Chapter of Fire and Security Association of India (FSAI). We presented our fire detection and alarm systems, and fire suppression products to some 75 building consultants, system integrators and hospital building managers. Our expert also shared insights on standards implementation and evacuation measures in emergency cases. The event further allowed Johnson Controls to explore new opportunities with organizations such as Vizag Health City and CMC Vellore.
Visakhapatnam, the largest city in Andhra Pradesh and part of India’s Smart City Mission, has initiated projects to enhance efficiency of its existing infrastructure.
June 30, 2018
At CII Sector 31, Chandigarh
Johnson Controls Discusses Green Buildings Development
Johnson Controls expert, Gurmeet Singh, spoke on the role of integrated building management systems at the Chandigarh chapter of the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) Green League. He highlighted the importance of measurements and verifications in the development of green buildings.
The core objective of the IGBC League is to disseminate knowledge on optimizing the built environment performance within the country. As the capital of the northern Indian states of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh is known internationally for its architecture and urban design. The city has been included in the nation-wide Smart Cities Mission list since 2016.
June 29, 2018
At The Lalit, New Delhi, India Booth No. 1
Johnson Controls Shares Insights on Building Smart and Safe Cities
At the one-day event, Johnson Controls shared insights on the importance for an integrated security platform, which seamlessly incorporates various components, in the design and development of smart buildings and cities. Drawing on our extensive experience, Rajeev Samanta, our subject matter expert, also showcased Johnson Controls integrated solutions portfolio for smart, safe cities.
Attended by urban development ministers, law enforcement agencies and industry heavyweights, the delegates addressed the challenges of ensuring cities become smarter and safer amid rapidly growing populations. Key themes for the conference included security, surveillance, traffic control, smart lighting, health, and waste and water management.
June 29, 2018
At Hotel The Westin, Koregoan Park
Johnson Controls Showcases Integrated Traffic Management System in Pune
Johnson Controls showcased our integrated traffic management system at the one-day Pune Smart City conference.
One of the key concerns addressed at the conference was transportation and mobility. A panel comprising of industry experts, including Prasun Talukdar, our subject matter expert on key vertical projects, weighed in on issues such as inadequate public transportation capacity, overcrowded road networks, poor road conditions, and lack of pedestrian walkways.
Conference delegates, amongst them state municipal commissioners and mayors, learnt about Johnson Controls experience in smart cities projects and our comprehensive mobility solutions such as SCATS & Meridian.
Pune is the second largest city in the state of Maharashtra, after the state capital city of Mumbai. Other key focus in Pune’s smart city mission include energy, environment and sustainability, safety and security.
June 15, 2018
At Four Points by Sheraton, Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
Johnson Controls Showcases Integrated Solutions in Vishakhapatnam
Johnson Controls held a seminar in Vishakhapatnam to proactively engage with the local business and trade industry. We showcased our comprehensive building technology portfolio and presented best practices gleaned from our extensive experience of working on large projects. The event attracted senior executives from diverse industries such as pharmaceuticals, IT and defense as well as building consultants and engineers. Our experts were on hand to answer visitors’ questions on wide-ranging topics such as integrated solutions, smart cities and sustainable living.
Visakhapatnam, the large city in Andhra Pradesh, has been included as part of India’s Smart City Mission initiative, and is recently listed as one of the top 10 richest cities in the country. The authorities have keen interest to develop people-centric infrastructure and to maximize efficiency of existing systems within the city.
June 8, 2018
At Ritz Carlton, Bangalore
Johnson Controls Leads Conversation on Data Centers in India
At the one-day Data Center summit, Prasun Talukdar, Johnson Controls expert on strategic projects, presented our complete range of data center solutions, and shared best practices from our experience in outfitting numerous data centers globally. The event drew some 300 key stakeholders, including senior delegates, CXOs and heads of data center/IT infrastructure.
In its fifth year, the Summit is the country’s largest and most influential gathering of industry experts to discuss the issues and challenges facing data centers and to explore ways enabling these centers to meet changing demands. Topics included business continuity planning, power and cooling management strategies, data center security management, as well as the impact of cloud computing on today’s data centers.
April 13 - April 14, 2018
At Hotel Grand Xenia Hathi Kheda, Foy Sagar Road, Ajmer 305001
Driving Ajmer’s Smart City Vision Forward with Johnson Controls
Connected, intelligent infrastructure is key to sustainable smart city living and communities. This insight was shared by Johnson Controls during a panel discussion at the two-day Smart City Summit in Ajmer. Drawing on our global experience with big city projects, we discussed best practices and strategies for developing smart cities; as well as how Johnson Controls' portfolio of integrated building products and solutions has been integral to delivering on the promises of smart cities around the world.
The Summit attracted government authorities, senior municipal commissioners and various smart city planners. Rajasthan’s Ajmer is one of the 100 cities designated for modernization under the Smart Cities Mission in India.
April 6 - April 8, 2018
At Ram Mandir Ground, VIP Road, Raipur Chhattisgarh Booth No - P-101
Showcasing Smart Buildings Solutions at Infra-Tech Carnival in Raipur
At the Infra-Tech Carnival 2018, a national exposition on energy efficient, renewable energy and smart building material and technologies, Johnson Controls participated with a booth to showcase our complete products for smart buildings and cities. This included integrated lighting, physical security, cooling, air quality management, building management, amongst others. In addition, Shrinivas Godi, Sales Manager- IBMS Fire & Security spoke to the local audience about our offerings for smart cities.
Overall, the event, allowed Johnson Controls to connect with regional architects and consultants on building smart cities. Attendees learnt how our advanced building technologies and strategies enable businesses and occupants to achieve better performance in sustainability, productivity and energy efficiency.