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Our Projects

Project References from Around the World

Discover a variety of international projects achieved by Distech Controls' Authorized Partners using our leading building automation and energy management solutions.
See a sampling of our projects on Honest Buildings.

Projects on Honest Buildings

Colleges & Universities

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Stanford

Stanford, CA, United States

  • LONMARK Certified programmable controllers and communicating thermostats
  • Web-based EC-NetAX system

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University North Carolina at Greensboro

Greensboro, NC, United States
  • Seven 4-storey university residences, totaling approximately 225,000 gross square feet
  • Web-based EC-NetAX platform for integrated control of HVAC
  • LONWORKS ECP Series programmable controller and ECL-STAT controllers, with integrated occupancy and humidity sensors.
  • Energy savings achieved using occupancy-based control
  • Designed for LEED certification
 

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University of Bologne

Forli, Italy

  • Area of 5 000 sq m
  • List of the Distech Controls products
    • 10 ECL-203
    • 60 RCL-PFC-107
    • 60 RCx-Light-4
    • 60 RCx-Blind-4
    • 60 MS2-I-PL

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University of Western Sydney (UWS) - Nirimba Campus

Blacktown, NSW, Australia

  • Second Clinical School of the University of Western Sydney's (USW) School of Medicine
  • Brings together expert medical teachers and has new facilities to create outstanding opportunities for clinical education
  • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution for control, real time monitoring and alarm management of all HVAC equipment in the main teaching auditoriums and supporting teachers rooms
  • Provision of an easy to use web based graphical user interface allowing the facilities staff to operate the HVAC equipment on an ongoing basis
  • Multiple site integration, through unified, centralized EC-NetAX building management system, including 25 existing systems across multiple campuses at Richmond, Bankstown, Parramatta and Kingswood, allowing staff to view the system from any connected PC within the UWS network at anytime
  • Provided dynamic and historical trend logging of all critical connected control points enabling quick and efficient diagnosis of any issues

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University of Western Sydney (UWS) - Teaching Facility Upgrade

Parramatta, NSW, Australia

  • Built to house senior campus staff and multi-use classrooms and teaching environments
  • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution for real time control, monitoring and alarm management of:
    • HVAC equipment
    • Fire trip alarms
    • Status of lifts
    • Potable and recycled water usage meters
    • Mechanical & domestic gas usage meters
    • Switchboard multi-function meters and hydraulic services
    • Lighting control system
    • Fan coil units
    • Chillers
    • Time sync client interface to the UWS campus time servers connected to the local master time clock
  • Easy to use web-based graphical user interface allowing the facilities staff to operate the HVAC equipment on an ongoing basis
  • Multiple site integration, through unified, centralized EC-NetAX building management system, including 25 existing systems across multiple campuses at Richmond, Bankstown, Parramatta and Kingswood, allowing staff to view the system from any connected PC within the UWS network at anytime
  • Provided dynamic and historical trend logging of all integration and control points, thereby enabling quick and efficient diagnostics of any issues

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Trinity International University Residence Hall

Deerfield, IL, United States

  • LONMARK Certified programmable controllers and communicating thermostats
  • Web-based EC-NetAX system

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Data Centers

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Metrodone Data Centers

Silverwater and Unanderra, Australia
  • Metronode data centres are designed with power systems that include redundancy, uninterruptible power supplies and N+1 levels or greater and a backup generator system.
  • Integration at both Silverwater and Unanderra locations implemented for:
    • Office space
    • Plant room settings
  • EC-NetAX Web-based building management platform used to integrate with existing control and terminal equipment

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Pacnet Data Centre

Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Pacnet is Asia’s leading independent telecommunications service provider, offering a network of interconnected data centres across Asia, to meet the hosting needs of carriers and enterprises
  • Three data halls for the site planned
  • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution for the integration and:
    • Control and monitoring of HVAC equipment throughout the building inclusive of data hall CRAC units
    • Monitoring of fire trip alarms
    • Multi-function meters
    • Main switchboard fault and condition statuses
    • Monitoring of DRUPS units
    • Maintaining optimum temperature and humidity levels
  • Building automation system designed to allow for future expansion and addition of 2 other skating rings

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Government

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Silver Spring, MD
  • Retrofit of 3 buildings totaling 50 stories representing one million square feet
  • Major mechanical and control upgrade focusing on tenant comfort and energy conservation in a fully occupied facility.
  • Integration and control of HVAC and Lighting EC-NetAX Web-based platform, BACnet ECB Series controllers
  • Over 2,000 controllers installed, for more than 20,000 data points
  • Project delivered increased tenant comfort while significantly reducing their electrical consumption.

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Minnesota Department of Transportation (MNDOT) - District 4 Headquarters

Detroit Lakes, MN, United States

  • Retrofit of multiple building segments including office areas and shop areas
  • The MNDOT was also especially concerned with control of comfort levels within the building
  • EC-NetAX Web-based building management platform for HVAC and Lighting control integration
  • BACnet ECB Series controllers for control of mechanical equipment
  • LONWORKS ECL Series controllers for VAV control, also allowed for re-use of existing BUS lines in the building
  • Control of outdoor parking lights with BMS integration - schedule based control
  • Fast track completion of project, with minimized downtime of equipment, as facility was fully occupied during retrofit
  • The retrofit provides additional controllability over their building, with usability allowing the facility management team to perform continuous commissioning themselves and to integrate in-house developed monitoring and control sequences
  • In addition, the retrofit has provided for improved comfort levels for occupants as well as operational cost savings

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Public Health Ontario - MaRS Phase II

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Public Health Ontario (PHO) relocated its largest laboratory to the MaRS Discovery District in downtown Toronto, a key aspect of Ontario’s multi-year plan to renew the province’s public health system
  • PHO took over 5 storeys in the Phase II tower, with its state-of-the-art laboratories and office space
  • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution used for unified integration, control and monitoring of HVAC and mechanical system, office spaces and laboratory with:
    • Over 500 ECB Series BACnet programmable controllers : ECB-VAV, ECB-103, ECB-300, ECB-400, ECB-600
    • Allure EC-Smart-Vue communicating sensors
    • Open-to-Wireless, wireless, battery-less wall sensors
  • EC-NetAX combined with BACnet programmable controllers to provide:
    • Control and integration of mechanical system and laboratory equipment
      • Laboratory: AHUs & dedicated exhaust fans with a combination of VAV boxes and venturi air valves
      • Office: compartment AHUs with VAV boxes
      • Approximately 450 terminal zones and 20 air-handling unit/exhaust fan systems
    • The sequencing of specialized containment operations in case of failure
    • Web-based graphical user interface for end-users, providing a unified view of mechanical equipment, office spaces and laboratory equipment
      • Features 3-D modeling of labs, as an easy-to-understand visual representation to quickly see the containment status of their facility
    • Remote access to safely allow building staff to monitor the system, review any alarms, etc.
  • Web-based capabilities of EC-NetAX permitted integration and links with the cloud based training and documentation program
  • Created a system that was intuitive and user friendly, while successfully delivering on all efficiency and control requirements - achieving the laboratory Containment Level certifications

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Thessaly Local Government Building

Larissa, Greece

  • 5 500 sqm
  • In this 2 story new building, a DALI lighting system has been installed to seamlessly integrate into the BMS system along with the HVAC electromechanical equipment.
  • List of the Distech Controls products:
    • 32 CTR-8LDALI
    • 3 CTR-DALI-LR16
    • 3 CTR-DALI-LR8
    • 3 RCL-ITR
    • 155 MS2-I-PLT
    • 39 WMS-PB-8DI
    • 1 ECL-203
    • 2 ECL-650
    • 1 EC-Remote-IT

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Bragança City Hall

Bragança, Portugal

  • Retrofit of four buildings
  • List of the Distech Controls products
    • 1 EC-BOS-240
    • 1 EC-BOS-640
    • 3 EC-BOS-650
    • 7 ECX-420
    • 4 ECC-520
    • 8 ECL-610
    • 7 ECL-410
    • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution providing control and monitoring of HVAC equipment

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City State Administrative Office

Lyon, France

  • Multiple buildings housing administrative services
  • Area: 10,000 sq m
  • 126 lighting controllers with 4 1-10VDC dimming outputs
  • 8 lighting controllers with 8 On-Off outputs 
  • 504 infrared multi-sensors with presence and luminosity detection
  • 14 input / output modules

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Echirolles City Hall

Echirolles, France

  • City Hall designed and built under the HQE (High Environmental Quality)
  • Area: 5500 m2  of office area on 2 levels
  • 165 lighting controllers with 8 1-10VDC dimming outputs
  • 40 lighting controllers with 8 output On-Off
  • 25 sunblind controllers 230VAC with 8 outputs
  • 302 infrared multi-discipline remote controls
  • 361 multi-sensors with presence detection and luminosity measurement
  • 27 I / O modules 

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Drug Enforcement Administration Headquarter

Arlington, VA, United States

  • Two 12-storey buildings, representing 512,00sq ft of offices
  • One of the buildings houses the DEA Museum
  • Security constraints meant retrofit had to be completed during normal working hours
  • Multi- protocol integration and integration to legacy systems using EC-NetAX web-based platform
  • Over 450 LONWORKS ECL and ECP Series programmable controllers
  • Retrofit led to energy savings of 20% and a reduction of maintenance costs through remote monitoring

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US General Services Administration - Office Building (FOB) 8

Washington, DC, United States

  • 547,000-sq-ft 1960s-era laboratory building transformed to Class A office space and featuring new architectural accents, such as glass atriums.
  • Retrofit of HVAC control with Web-based EC-NetAX platform
  • Over 900 ECB Series BACnet programmable controllers
  • Use of Open-to-Wireless™ wireless battery-less sensors for implementation of an efficient sensing solution, without affecting either the building’s original or new architecture

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Healthcare and Laboratories 

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Wake Forest Biotech Place

Winston Salem, NC, United States

  • Three 5-storey buildings, representing 242,000sq ft
  • Converted historical warehouse and machine repair facility retrofitted into labs and offices
  • Web-based EC-netAX platform for HVAC control, direct integration into mechanical and electrical equipment, energy monitoring and reporting dashboard.
  • ECB Series BACnet programmable controllers
  • The system was engineered and installed to support the building’s anticipated LEED Gold Certification and achieved 31.5% in energy costs savings over ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2007
  • The facility was up fitted to National Park Service standards for preserving historical buildings.
  • Featured in ASHRAE Journal

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E.H.P.A.D.

Bonneuil sur Marne, France

  • EHPAD means "Etablissement d’Hébergement pour Personnes Agées Dépendantes" and is a nursing home.
  • The nursing home can welcome 90 patients with Alzheimer disease.
  • HQE certified building with a very low energy consumption.
  • Distech Controls' solution provides a multiprotocol control solution.
  • List of the Distech Controls products:
    • 2 ECL-650
    • 2 ECL-450
    • 2 EC-BOS
    • EC-NetAX Supervisor
    • EC-NetAX Enervue
    • 16 BTR modules

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E.P.R.U.S.

Marolles, France

  • EPRUS means " Etablissement de Préparation et de Réponse aux Urgences Sanitaires". The building stores many pharmaceutical products and medical material at a constant temperature (with a 15 meters high ceiling).
  • Distech Controls' solution had to provide a solution for the entire HVAC system. 
  • List of the Distech Controls products:
    • 17 ECL-650
    • 2 ECx-400
    • 2 EC-BOS
    • EC-NetAX Supervisor
    • EC-NetAX Enervue

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Ineris Laboratory

Verneuil-en-Halatte, France

  • Headquarters of the "Institut National de l’EnviRonnement Industriel et des RisqueS". They carry out or commission studies and research programmes aimed at preventing the risks brought by economic activities on health, the safety of persons and property and on the environment.
  • Integrated building automation for the HVAC system.
  • List of Distech Controls products:
    • 37 RCL-PFC-207
    • 7 ECL-650
    • 3 EC-BOS 650
    • 1 EC-BOS 660

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Roir Hospice

Roverella, Italy

  • 5 000 sqm
  • This innovative architectural building, with interior courtyards and an outdoor park, has 108 bedrooms each with an independent patio. The project consisted in the refurbishment of an obsolete control system with a new and open solution. 
  • An energy monitoring system to analyse thermal and electrical energy consumption by metering using the LonWorks protocol has been installed; the ECL-PTU controllers are eu.bac certified with AA classification, offering greater flexibility and lowering costs.
  • List of the Distech Controls products:
    • 21 ECL-610
    • 38 ECx-410
    • 10 ECL-300
    • 71 ECL-PTU-107
    • 71 EC-Sensor-S

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Deventer Hospital

Deventer, Netherlands

  • Hospital complex with 65,000 sq m of floor space 
  • Over 36,000 points, including 3,000 LONMARK certified VAV unit controllers

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Vila Verde

Vila Verde, Portugal

  • Intensive care unit of the Hospital
  • Area of 1 600 sqm
  • List of the Distech Controls products
    • 46 RCL-PFC-107
    • 40 RS-LCD, Digital Room Sensor
    • 1 EC-BOS-650
    • 10 ECL-600
    • 10 ECx-420
    • 3 ECL-420
    • 1 ECL-400

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Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital

Nowra, NSW, Australia

  • Affiliated with the University of Wollongong and the University of NSW, the Hospital includes Intensive Care Unit, Children’s Ward and Obstetric Unit and a purpose-built regional Cancer Care Centre.
  • Acute care facility providing emergency care, medical, surgical and orthopaedic services to around 22,000 patients each year.
  • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution used to achieve unified integration and for the ability to integrate with existing control and terminal equipment, including energy (Thermal & Electrical) and water metering system.
  • 700 integration and control points
  • Contributed to an increased level of patient and staff comfort
  • This hospital is fully accredited by the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS)

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Australian Hearing Hub

Macquarie, NSW, Australia

  • Purpose-designed research facility for hearing and related speech and language disorders
  • Two separate wings with over six stories representing 215,278sqft (20,000m2)
  • Includes an anechoic chamber, lecture theatre, Magneto Encephalograph, and specialist hearing rooms
  • Water Cooled Chillers, Variable Primary system, Low temperature thermal Storage, CHW & Hot water Energy Management
  • Over 5000 integration and control points
  • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution for fully integrated control and monitoring system, used to achieve unified integration throughout the campus of all mechanical equipment and :
    • Water Cooled Chillers,
    • Variable Primary system,
    • Low temperature thermal Storage,
    • CHW & Hot water Energy Management,
    • Energy and water metering
    • 300 Variable Air Volume boxes
    • And other services monitoring
  • The building has a traditional water-cooled chillers and gas fired heating water boiler however the chilled water system is connected to the sites 1,000,000L TES or low temperature water storage facility to allow load shedding of the chillers in peak energy periods
  • Campus-wide, multi-site integration through EC-NetAX
  • Obtained 5 Star Green Star GBCA Office V3 Design rating

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St George Private Hospital

Kogarah, NSW, Australia

  • Owned and operated by one of Australia’s largest hospital operators, Ramsay Health Care, SGPH is considered one of the most modern, high technology private hospitals in Australasia
  • Architecturally designed, with highly skilled and committed staff, the 236 bed facility offers a full range of inpatient and day patient services
  • Expansion and upgrade of central plant
  • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution
  • Over 150 integration and control points, resulting in a highly efficient Central Cooling plant
  • Contributed to an increased level of patient and staff comfort

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Sydney Private Hospital

Ashfield, NSW, Australia

  • Includes six modern Operating Theatres offering state of the art equipment including two theatres with laser technology
  • The hospital is well equipped to perform many types of surgical procedures including Orthopaedic, Ear Nose and Throat, Ophthalmology, Plastic Surgery, Gynaecology, General Surgery (including Lap Banding), Urology and Endoscopy, Rehabilitation Services and on-site Radiology and Pathology Services
  • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution for control, monitoring and integration of: 
    • Central Cooling plant
    • Critical parameter controls for modern Operating theatres
  • Over 150 integration and control points
  • Contributed to the improvement of quality patient services

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Auckland City Hospital

Auckland, New Zealand

  • Auckland's primary hospital and the largest hospital in New Zealand, as well as one of the oldest medical facilities in the country
  • Building management system retrofit, and upgrade
  • Complete building management system, including
    • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution
    • VAV unit controllers
    • Programmable plant-level controllers (600 Series)
    • Fan coil unit controllers

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Starship Hospital

Auckland, New Zealand

  • The largest purpose-built children's hospital in New Zealand
  • Complete building management system, including
  • EC-NetAX Web-based building management platform used to integrate with existing control and terminal equipment
  • Programmable plant-level controllers (600 Series)
  • 60 fan coil unit controllers

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St. Vincent Health System

Little Rock, AR, United States

  • Campus of 4 medical centers, 1 medical office plus a region-wide network of clinics
  • 4700 points with 517 LONMARK Certified programmable and configurable Controllers
  • Web-based EC-NetAXsystem
  • St.Vincent Health System estimates a savings of over $1 million annually since the start-up of the retrofit (2002).

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Montebelo Vista Alegre Ilhavo Hotel*****

Aveiro, Portugal

  • 35 000 sqm
  • The aim of the project was to turn a palace of the XVII century into a modern and luxurious hotel.
  • In this type of building the air conditioning is always very energy consuming. With Distech Controls’ BMS, these costs are monitored and likely to be more controlled. The building owner or facility manager can access the historics and create alarms to improve service in an environment where comfort is the main objective.
  • List of the Distech Controls products:
    • 2 EC-BOS
    • 10 ECL-600
    • 6 ECL-300
    • 7 ECx-420
    • 1 EC-NetAX Supervisor

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B&B; Hotel

Chassieu, France

  • Each new B&B hotel has to meet the standards of the RT2012 regulation.
  • Distech Controls' solution enables the control and supervision of the HVAC system.
  • List of Distech Controls products:
    • 56 RCL-PFC-207
    • 56 RS-DL4
    • 2 ECL-650 
    • 1 EC-BOS 660

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Crowne Plaza

Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

  • Upscale Auckland hotel, offering 200 suites and 14 function rooms
  • Hotel building management system upgrade
  • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution used for unified integration, control and monitoring of HVAC system, including Chiller Plant Optimization
  • ECB Series BACnet programmable controllers

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Belfontaine Retirement Home

Fontaine-Lès-Dijon, France

  • Area : 5000 sq m
  • 300 PLHC  controllers - Karno line 

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Spa Terra, Meritage Resort

Napa, CA, United States

  • 22,000 sq ft spa center located underground in the resort's Estate cave
  • LONMARK Certified Programmable controllers, communicating thermostats and EC-Display HMIs
  • Lonwatcher network management tool
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Mardan Palace Hotel

Antalya, Turkey

  • 180 000 sqm hotel with a 7 500 sqm fitness room and a 16 000 sqm swimming pool. The hotel has 546 rooms with 2 royal suites, 10 restaurants, 8 bars and a large choice of sports facilities.
  • The integration of wireless remotes enables occupants to adjust their own comfort parameters in the room: lighting and temperature.
  • List of Distech Controls products:
    • 648 RCL-ITR
    • 855 EC-Remote-R
    • 648 wireless receivers

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Offices and Commercial Buildings

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Balthazar

Seine-Saint-Denis, France

  • Houses 1,800 "Orange Business Services" employees, a division of France Telecom Group
  • An HQE (High Environmental Quality) rated building
  • 32 000 sq m of office space
  • 400 On-Off lighting controllers
  • 82 sunblind controllers
  • 1900 infrared receivers
  • 300 infrared multi-discipline remote controls 

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Retail

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Banque Nationale du Canada - Canadian National Bank

QC, Canada

  • Retrofit of bank branches and corporate offices
  • 250 bank branches managed and supervised centrally
  • EC-NetAX web-based multi-protocol building management solution for the integration of HVAC, lighting control and energy management
  • LONWORKS ECP and ECL Series programmable controllers, BACnet ECB Series programmable controllers
  • Over 30,000 control points

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NOVO-CENTRO

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

  • New corporate and commercial 18 floor building composed of fourteen office levels each measuring 13,000 square feet, and a 2-level shopping mall  occupying approximately 130,000 square feet
  • Features a distinct trapezoidal form and a unique crystal facade designed to tame solar light, protect the building's interior, and aid energy efficiency
  • LONMARK Certified programmable controllers and remote I/Os (Phase 1)
  • Web-based EC-NetAX system
  • Easy to use and maintain system provides energy efficiency and optimum occupant comfort

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Schools

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Lycée de Midi Pyrénées

Hautes Pyrénées, France

  • The refurbishment project includes 32 high schools. The objective is to reach 30% of energy savings for all the high schools, in comparaison to 2008.
  • Distech Controls' solution had to enable the facility manager to view from a computer the energy comsumption of all the schools.
  • List of the Distech Controls products:
    • EC-BOS
    • EC-NetAX Supervisor

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Sports & Entertainment

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Rio Tinto Stadium

Sandy, UT, United States

  • 20,000 seat state-of-the-art sports and entertainment facility and home of Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake City soccer club
  • Amenities include 32 luxury suites, a 2,000-square foot Stadium Club, 1,000 premium club seats, and five locker rooms
  • 985 points with 63 ECC-VAV LONMARK Certified configurable controllers and 21 EC-STAT-HP Communicating Thermostats
  • Web-based EC-NetAX System provides energy efficiency and optimal spectator, athlete, and staff comfort

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Seoul Arts Center

Seoul Arts Center

Seoul, South Korea

  • 1,000,000 sq ft cultural complex with five buildings
  • 1,340 points with 72 LONMARK Certified programmable and configurable controllers

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Transportation & Airports

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Air France Building 4

Charles de Gaulle Airport, Roissy, France

  • Area: 8,000 sq m
  • 216 lighting controllers with 8 On-Off outputs
  • 430 infrared receivers
  • 280 infrared remote controls 

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Air Traffic Control Complex

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

  • New construction of Air Traffic Control Complex for Abu Dhabi International Airport
  • EC-NetAX Web-based multi-protocol building management solution 
  • Integrated building automation system including control and monitoring of HVAC and exhaust ventilation, chiller plant and chilled water pumps control, fire and safety, water treatment, automatic doors, elevators and more
  • 800 control points with LONMARK Certified programmable and configurable controllers

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