Control Freaks

Muller, Joann
January 2007
Forbes Asia;1/29/2007, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p48
This article highlights the performance of Johnson Controls, a 1-21-year-old company that specializes in turning structures into smart buildings that use less energy and are easier to maintain. Corporate America's newfound preoccupation with energy costs has made efficiency a hot business. Johnson Controls spent $3.2 billion to acquire York International, a maker of heating and air-conditioning equipment. The deal doubled the company's building efficiency revenues overnight, to $10 billion.


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