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Brossard, Canada – January 31, 2020 – Distech Controls is excited to announce its 25th anniversary as a company connecting people with intelligent building solutions through forward-thinking technologies and services. Over the years, the company has experienced significant growth internationally, with sales divisions and regional offices strategically located in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East.

Distech Controls has a global network of more than 500 authorized system integrators and distributors that provide products and solutions to multiple market segments. These solutions create connected spaces for deeper owner, occupant and tenant experiences while offering improved building system efficiencies and cost-effective integration for building control, maintenance and operational needs. To celebrate the anniversary, the Distech Controls team has planned events and activities during AHR Expo 2020, extending the AHR community to celebrate along with them.

"Without the long-standing team at Distech Controls, we wouldn’t be where we are today. The team continues to listen to not only the market, but our customers. We use the insights to develop new innovative products that can scale to meet the needs of building owners and facilities managers globally,” said Martin Villeneuve, President of Distech Controls.

For its 25th anniversary kick-off, the company will exhibit at the AHR Expo in Orlando, Florida from February 3-5, 2020 in the Orange County Convention Center’s West Hall, booth number 881. The following technology innovations will be on display: the ECYLPSE Controller Series (supports smart building controls for unified HVAC, lighting and shades control), the UNIWAVE (wireless room interfaces) and the myPersonify Workplace (an app which connects to the Building Management System (BMS) to provide employees with more workplace connectivity).

Over the last 25 years, the solutions from Distech Controls have evolved from room sensors and controllers for dimming lights and sensing occupancy to networked controls that connect to the BMS, providing data for the facility manager to monitor the facility or the building owner to expand to tenants with SaaS-based services. Updating building facilities with new technology can provide significant reductions in energy consumption that provide facility-wide savings, reducing the environmental footprint for the business. Hotels, colleges and universities, healthcare facilities, commercial buildings and other industries actively use Distech Controls technologies to create smart, connected spaces and improve occupant and tenant experiences within them.

EasyIO Founded in Montreal, Canada, Distech Controls joined Acuity Brands through acquisition in 2015.

About Distech Controls
Distech Controls connects people with intelligent building solutions through our forward-thinking technologies and services.  We partner with customers to deliver innovative solutions that can provide better health, better spaces, and better efficiencies. Our passion for innovation, quality and sustainability guides our business, which serves multiple market segments through worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorised System Integrators and Distributors. Distech Controls, Inc. is a subsidiary of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. For more information visit


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