Johnson Controls offers ideas on energy issues
Company debuts new initiatives at Greenbuild conference
The emphasis at the Greenbuild Conference in Boston in November was energy efficiency, and Johnson Controls was among the vendors presenting efficient solutions for the manufacturing sector at the conference.
, vice president, global energy and sustainability, Johnson Controls. “We provide ingenious products, services and solutions for companies to implement efficiency measures now - because it’s never been more important.”
Johnson Controls showcased several of the company’s new initiatives Greenbuild. They include:
Greenprint %%MDASSML%% Launching at Greenbuild, Greenprint is a new online tool from Johnson Controls in conjunction with the National Resources Defense Council, that will help consumers and businesses assess and improve levels of personal sustainability at home, at work and on the road. Visit www.MyGreenprint.org for additional information.
IBM Tivoli Monitoring for Energy Management %%MDASSML%% A software that integrates with Johnson Controls Metasys
LEED Training Program %%MDASSML%% Johnson Controls is raising the bar as an industry leader with a new training program that will result in 800 LEED accredited Johnson Controls employees by October 2009. The program will train 500 salespeople in the United States and 300 in Europe.
Energy Efficient Technologies %%MDASSML%% Responding to customer and industry requests, the company is introducing several technologies and software applications to help minimize energy consumption and increase sustainability, including:
For more information or to submit a nomination, visit www.johnsoncontrols.com .
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.