Johnson Controls Glendale Campus designated as a Historic Landmark

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– Milwaukee County Historical Society designates buildings of historical, architectural or cultural significance to the county

Posted: October 20, 2021 at 8:57 AM EDT|Update: 33 minutes ago

MILWAUKEE, 20 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, today announced that its corporate campus building in Glendale, Wisconsin., has been unanimously designated as a historic monument by the Milwaukee County Historical Society.

The landmark designation highlights how the Glendale The campus incorporates innovative solutions from Johnson Controls to ensure sustainability, healthy experiences for occupants, as well as safety and security. In 2010, the Glendale The campus has received LEED Platinum certification from the US Green Building Council, the highest recognition of its kind, making the 33-acre complex one of the greenest buildings in the world.

This recognition also reflects Johnson Controls’ long-term role as a leader in economic growth and environmental sustainability in Milwaukee County.

“Johnson Controls is a proud contributor to Milwaukee metropolitan community and economy, and we are honored that our Glendale campus and the innovation it embodies has been recognized with this monument designation by the Milwaukee County Historical Society, ”said Georges olivier, Chairman and CEO of Johnson Controls. “We’ve been making buildings smarter since 1885, and our capabilities, deep innovation experience and global reach continue to grow as we work to transform the environments in which people live, work, learn and play, for them. make it more sustainable and safer. and more comfortable. “

The mission of the Milwaukee County Historical Society is to inform, educate and celebrate the history of the city and each year the Society’s Monuments Committee reviews Milwaukee County sites nominated for Landmark status. Johnson’s orders Glendale campus was designed by Charles H. Harper and completed in 1967, making it one of the few modern buildings among the 170 county monuments recognized by the company.

“Johnson Controls is highly regarded as an innovative thought leader and the designation of this modern building reinforces the fact that Johnson Controls has always been ahead of its time in environmental sustainability and a global leader in smart buildings,” said Randy Bryant, Chairman of the Milwaukee County Monuments Committee.

Certification from the Milwaukee County Historical Society strengthens Johnson Controls’ reputation as an innovative steward of energy resources. While the overall campus space has doubled over the years, energy use has decreased by 21%, with solar power generation reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 827,000 pounds per year.

“Located two blocks from Glendale City Hall, the historic headquarters of Johnson Controls is an icon in Glendale’s city ​​center ”, said Bryan kennedy, mayor, Town of Glendale. “I congratulate Johnson Controls for all of their preservation and sustainability efforts over the years that have made this historic recognition possible. “

Please visit here to learn more about the landmark designation and the Milwaukee County Historical Society.

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About Johnson Controls
At Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), we are transforming the environments in which people live, work, learn and play. As a world leader in smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, our mission is to reinvent the performance of buildings in the service of people, places and the planet.

With a history of over 135 years of innovation, Johnson Controls provides the blueprint of the future for industries such as healthcare, schools, data centers, airports, stadiums, manufacturing and beyond thanks to its complete digital offer OpenBlue. With a global team of 100,000 experts in more than 150 countries, Johnson Controls offers the world’s largest portfolio of building technology, software, and service solutions with some of the most trusted names in the industry. For more information visit www.johnsoncontrols.com or follow us @johnsoncontrolson on Twitter.

The Johnson Controls corporate campus building in Glendale features skylights and increased window space to reduce energy use for interior lighting.
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