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Distech Controls' innovative product development and unique commercial strategies have attracted a highly talented team of professionals who have been instrumental in the company's continued growth.


Scott Shaffer

Regional Sales Director, USA Zone West


I am inspired every day by the ability to demonstrate to end users with innovative solutions in order to increase efficiency and sustainability for their buildings. Helping end users differentiate their buildings with our unique Innovative technologies allows for them to increase productivity and efficiencies in their Bldg.



  • I manage the sales organization for the Western half of the US.
  • I’m responsible for the overall productivity and effectiveness of the Western US sales team, which includes collaboration with Regional Sales Managers, Specification Sales Managers and Sales Support Engineers.

What year did you start at Distech Controls?

I joined Distech Controls in 2015 just as the Acuity Acquisition was happening. My first assignment at Distech Controls was the West Coast RSM. Within the first year at Distech Controls I was prompted to Sales Director for the We2006

What and where did you study?

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering

What are a few highlights from your career thus far?

  • BAS Dept Manager for Trane
  • Director of Sales for Siemens
  • Director of Sales for Schneider Electric
  • Director of Sales for Distech Controls


What does innovation mean to you?

Constantly pushing the envelope of the Distech Controls technology solutions. We are the company that releases new technology every six months and releases that to our System Integrators in the market place every six months.


Where were you born?

Riverside, California


Where is your favorite place to travel?

Mexico and Hawaii



  • ASHRAE - American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
  • BOMA 
  • SME