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Become a Controls Ninja with Distech Controls

August 13, 2020

[Lyon, France, August 13, 2020] - Distech Controls, an expert in the field of connected building management solutions, has launched a new series of workshops to help grow knowledge and refresh skills for those working within the building controls industry. Taking place on Tuesdays and Thursdays during August, Distech Controls’ HVAC Controls Fundamentals workshops are specifically designed for consulting engineers, systems’ integrators and controls specialists. 

“Control systems continue to develop at a rapid pace with the IoT having a huge impact on their capabilities,” comments Simon Ward, Director of Sales – UK & Ireland at Distech Controls. “We want to help our customers focus on the key assets of controls technology and stay up to date with the latest thinking as systems and client expectations evolve. These new workshops will provide a detailed overview of control systems looking at topics including communication protocols, software and security. So, join us and learn more about the fundamentals of controls.”  

These vendor agnostic workshops will take attendees’ controls knowledge from novice to ninja and will cover:  

- August 13: Communication Protocols and Open System

- August 18: MSTP vs IP and Building Level Networks

- August 20: Controls Specifications Made Easy

- August 25: Controls Software and Security

- August 27: Under the Hood, a Controls User Interface Crash Course

To register to Distech Controls workshops, please visit

Last month, Distech Controls held a hugely successful panel discussion entitled COVID vs Carbon Laws. It brought together a panel of experts to discuss how increased filtration, 100% outside air, and UV lighting as well as other sustainable solutions could be used to combat COVID-19 in buildings without raising energy bills. 

The COVID vs Carbon Laws panel discussion as well as all future workshops and other useful resources can be found here:

About Distech Controls

Distech Controls connects people with intelligent building solutions through our forward-thinking technologies and services. It partners with customers to deliver innovative solutions that can provide better health, better spaces, and better efficiencies. Its passion for innovation, quality and sustainability guides its business, which serves multiple market segments through worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorized System Integrators and Distributors. Distech Controls is a subsidiary of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc.  

For more information, visit the website

Distech Controls is a brand of Distech Controls Inc. and all the other brand are the property of their respective owners.   


Contact Information

Simon Ward

Distech Controls

+44 203 445 0605

Ruth Jones

Press Contact

+44 (0)1293 851115

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