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LONG Building Technologies Becomes an Authorized Partner of Distech Controls

To provide customers with competitive, technology-driven solutions

November 11, 2015

Seattle, WA, November 11, 2015 – LONG Building Technologies, Inc. (LONG) has announced that the company is now an Authorized system integrator Partner of Distech Controls, serving five key markets throughout the USA: Colorado, Wyoming, Washington, Oregon and Alaska. As part of this partnership, LONG will promote Distech Controls in all of these markets.

LONG is in the business of creating high performing buildings that are less demanding, more comfortable and easier to control. The company merges the latest technology with their extensive expertise to provide user-friendly components for longevity, and a more desirable environment for owners and occupants.

“Our company recognizes Distech Controls as a technology leader in the BAS market,” said Mark Balent, President and CEO, LONG. “We are excited to enter into this partnership and provide our customers with the latest innovations and systems.  Their focus on the Internet of Things and energy saving initiatives will integrate well with our business.”

“LONG Building Technologies is recognized throughout the industry as a superior system integrator” said Ahmed Hirani, P. Eng, Executive Vice-President, Sales and Energy Services, Distech Controls. “Partnering with them in these important US markets continues our strategy of aligning with key Partners who share our vision for growing the industry and putting innovation at the forefront of everything we do,” added Hirani.

About LONG Building Technologies

LONG Building Technologies, Inc. is a full service HVAC representative and building automation, security, energy and mechanical services company, providing state of the art building technology for peak performance buildings in the Western United States since 1965. The privately owned corporation has branches throughout Alaska, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. For more information, please visit 

About Distech Controls

An innovation leader in energy management solutions, Distech Controls provides unique building management technologies and services that optimize energy efficiency and comfort in buildings, while reducing operating costs.  We deliver Innovative Solutions for Greener Buildings™ through our passion for innovation, quality, customer satisfaction, and sustainability. The company serves multiple market segments through its worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorized Partners. Distech Controls, Inc. is a subsidiary of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc.

Katie Lewis

Marketing Manager

LONG Building Technologies, Inc.


Lauren Scott

Distech Controls


Lauren Scott

Distech Controls


Caroline Cadieux

Director of Marketing and Communications

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