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10.22.2015 FARMINGTON, Connecticut United States

Otis and UTC Climate, Controls & Security Present the Future of Intelligent Buildings at CTBUH Annual Conference in New York City

Otis Elevator and UTC Climate, Controls & Security will have a significant presence at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) upcoming conference, a premier, international event to exchange the latest knowledge on tall building development. The conference occurs October 26-30, 2015, at the Grand Hyatt New York. Otis and UTC Climate, Controls & Security are units of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).

The focus will be on how a broad range of innovative technologies enable integrated, intelligent and taller buildings that represent the future of urban habitat. United Technologies speakers will present on topics including:

  • Energy Savings through Intelligent Building Solutions (Carrier and Automated Logic)
  • Vertical Transportation in Intelligent Buildings (Otis Elevator)
  • Safer Buildings (Edwards, Kidde and Lenel)
  • The Future of Intelligent Buildings (United Technologies Research Center)

In addition to UTC’s complimentary series of presentations in the sponsored host room, Kelly Romano, President, Intelligent Building Technologies, will present on the main stage during the conference in Session 3d, Building Performance & Operation, and provide an overview of her peer-reviewed research paper, “Integrated and intelligent buildings for people and the planet.”

“United Technologies’ global footprint and industry-leading companies give us visibility to the design trends and technology that will create tomorrow’s more integrated and intelligent buildings,” said Romano. “CTBUH offers an extraordinary opportunity to share our knowledge about the advancements in intelligent buildings and collaborate with industry experts on the latest trends and priorities.”

“There is enormous potential to advance the user experience and lessen the environmental impact of tall buildings,” said David Malott, Chairman, CTBUH. “The CTBUH international conference is a fantastic opportunity to bring together some of the most innovative minds and organizations in the industry to leverage ideas and resources.” Malott is Principal of KPF in New York, where he specializes in the design and execution of supertall buildings and complex projects.

About Otis
Otis is the world’s largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways. Founded more than 160 years ago by the inventor of the safety elevator, Otis offers products and services through its companies in more than 200 countries and territories, and maintains more than 1.9 million elevators and escalators worldwide. Otis is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. For more information, visit www.otis.com or follow @OtisElevatorCo on Twitter.

About United Technologies Climate, Controls & Security
United Technologies Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high performance buildings. United Technologies Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

About the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is the world’s leading resource for professionals focused on the inception, design, construction, and operation of tall buildings and future cities. A not-for-profit organization, founded in 1969 and based at Chicago’s Illinois Institute of Technology, CTBUH has an Asia Headquarters office at Tongji University, Shanghai, and a Research Office at Iuav University, Venice. CTBUH facilitates the exchange of the latest knowledge available on tall buildings through publications, research, events, working groups, web resources, and its extensive network of international representatives. The CTBUH also developed the international standards for measuring tall building height and is recognized as the arbiter for bestowing such designations as “The World’s Tallest Building.”

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