UTC Reveals Plans for Climate, Controls & Security Unit’s Global HQ

The 224,000 square-foot facility is scheduled to open in 2017 and will be interactive for visitors.

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — United Technologies (UTC) held a ceremony for the revelation of its innovation and technology experience center and building showcase here on Tuesday. The UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings will serve as the global corporate headquarters for UTC Climate, Controls & Security and will provide visitors with a new way to interact with current and emerging building technologies.

The 224,000 square-foot facility is scheduled to open in 2017.

“Every day our employees are taking challenges that some might deem impossible and are building possible through their innovative solutions,” said Bob McDonough, president of UTC Climate, Controls & Security. “This center will serve as a living showcase, demonstrating the latest building technology and pioneering new concepts that will help our customers meet their needs efficiently, sustainably and intelligently.”

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a $17 billion business with roughly 55,000 employees worldwide, according to the company. It is a provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems.

In addition to featuring products, integrated systems and interactive displays from UTC brands, the company says the building will also serve as a high-tech, modern workplace UTC employees, including engineering, product development and other functions, as well as members of the Otis Americas regional headquarters team.

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