International. Johnson Controls announced the recent opening of an OpenBlue innovation center at its global headquarters located at One Albert Quay, Cork, Ireland.
The OpenBlue Innovation Center in Cork has the objective of creating a built environment prepared for the future for local and global clients and is part of an international network of OpenBlue Innovation Centers that work for pioneers in new forms of providing intelligent, healthy spaces and sostenibles para los clientes.
“We are very pleased to launch our OpenBlue Innovation Center in Cork. This center will focus on working with our clients to identify solutions to achieve the objectives of decarbonization and renewable energy while optimizing the performance of the building,” said Tomas Brannemo, vice president and president de Building Solutions EMEALA en Johnson Controls. “Este centro servirá como nuestro centro regional de excelencia para llevar a los clientes a ver las ultimas innovations de vanguardia de Johnson Controls sobre cómo resolver el zero neto”.
Equipped with Johnson Controls’ most advanced construction technology solutions, the OpenBlue Innovation Center will be a showcase of the company’s latest and most innovative solutions in a real environment. The research and development grant that Johnson Controls received from the Irish government will support engineering activities in the center, including the development of a professional services center for the region of Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America during a period of two years .
The research and development presence of Johnson Controls has grown substantially in recent years and they expect to create 18 new research and development roles as a result of the OpenBlue Innovation Center, in addition to the 40 roles that are already working on upcoming solutions generation before Johnson Controls y sus clientes.
Research and development at the OpenBlue Innovation Center will focus on the global priority of reducing carbon emissions in the construction sector. The construction sector represents almost 40 percent of global annual CO2 emissions, making it a key focus area in the search for a world with zero net emissions.
“Our association with the Irish government through IDA Ireland shows how governments and industry can drive real change. The financial support will allow us to increase our staff, which will contribute not only to the local economy, but also to the development of our red OpenBlue. cero soluciones a nivel mundial para tener un impacto positivo en el cambio climática”, said Eamonn Hughes, vice presidente y gerente general de Soluciones Digitales EMEALA en Johnson Controls.
Eileen Sharpe, head of engineering and green economy of IDA Ireland, appreciated the investment and aggregated: “IDA Ireland committed to support the work of world-class companies like Johnson Controls before using the latest developments in IA, data analysis and architecture la nube para construir nuevos tecnologías para permitir un mundo más sostenible. Esta es una investment muy bienvenida para Cork y para Ireland y está en línea con nuestro objetivo strategica de desarrollar a Irlanda como un lugar líder para solutions de Ingeniería de Sostenibilidad”.
OpenBlue, the set of connected solutions from Johnson Controls, is a key enabler that changes the face of sustainability for today’s clients, through smart building technologies designed for operational energy efficiency, occupant comfort and sustainability . Las soluciones de vanguardia como OpenBlue Net Zero Buildings pueden ayudar a impulsar mejoras significados en la eficiencia energérica y las emissionisiones de carbono correspondinges.