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BACK Al-Futtaim Engineering and Johnson Controls sign building efficiency distribution agreement Dubai, February 17, 2014

Partnership increases region’s access to technologies which improve building management and security while reducing energy and operational costs

Al-Futtaim Engineering and Johnson Controls, a global multi-industrial company with established core businesses in the buildings, automotive and energy storage industries, have signed a distribution agreement to distribute Johnson Controls’ heating, cooling and building management products as well as fire alarm and security technologies across the UAE

Under the agreement, Al-Futtaim Engineering will distribute high efficiency YORK® residential and light commercial HVAC solutions and VRF Systems, as well as the Facility Explorer® building automation system and fire, security and CCTV systems from Johnson Controls. Al-Futtaim Engineering will be exclusive distributors for Johnson Controls’ fire alarm systems in the UAE

Dawood Ozair, Senior Managing Director, Al-Futtaim Engineering, Electronics and Technologies said: “At Al-Futtaim it has always been a tradition to partner with the world’s best brands. We have continued this tradition today by joining forces with Johnson Controls to distribute their range of class-leading products. This is a strategic expansion of our product line aimed at offering our customers highly reliable, cost-effective and energy efficient solutions that will help reduce their operational costs.”

“Our industry leading capabilities are built on 129 years of innovation and will now be available through Al-Futtaim’s strong distribution network as well. This will make it easier for our clients to improve their building environments without having to compromise on energy efficiency or operational savings. We will work together to make UAE the regional leader in building efficiency,” Allain added.

Johnson Controls serves the market with offices in UAE, Qatar, Egypt, Turkey, Oman, and Bahrain. In the Middle East, Johnson Controls supplies the equipment and controls for buildings across the region, including the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest skyscraper; the Pearl Development in Qatar; the Bahrain Bay project; the Cairo Festival City in Egypt; the New Doha International Airport; the expansion of the Holy Haram in Makkah; the Kingdom and Faisaliah Towers; and the Makkah Royal Clock Tower, the second tallest building in the world in Saudi Arabia.