Johnson Controls introduces new HVAC solutions for buildings in Asia

Johnson Controls introduces new energy-efficient Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning solutions for buildings in Asia

New YORK® Variable Refrigerant Flow System offers more flexibility and control to help reduce energy spend

SINGAPORE – July 2, 2013 – Johnson Controls, the global leader in delivering solutions that increase energy efficiency in buildings, introduces a new variable refrigerant flow (VRF) system to Asia, the YORK® YES Series DC inverter. The product brings many benefits to both commercial and residential building owners, including energy savings, comfort, wide ambient range, versatility and smart control.

YORK® YES Series has one of the highest Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER) of up to 4.0 and Integrated Part Load Value (IPLV) approaching 6.0, helping building owners achieve substantial energy savings. EER is a measure of the ratio of cooling output to electrical power input at full load, while IPLV is the measure at various operating capacities.

“We understand our customers’ needs for higher quality HVAC solutions as well as greater energy efficiency due to rising electricity costs in many parts of Asia such as China and Indonesia,” said Chuah Cheng Huat, Director of HVAC for Johnson Controls Building Efficiency Asia.

The wide ambient temperature range enables YORK® YES Series to operate under extreme weather conditions – as low as -20°C for heating and as high as 52°C for cooling – making it suitable for the different climates across Asia. It also offers greater comfort as users can set the temperature of each room individually.

Furthermore, YORK® YES Series is versatile with unparalleled flexibility for installation, commissioning, and product software selection. The comprehensive suite of smart control solutions include touch screen wired controllers, central controllers, smart home connection and building automation systems featuring Johnson Controls’ Metasys® Building Management System.

YES Series was developed based on three decades of pioneering work in inverter technology by YORK®. At the recent high-profile China Refrigeration Expo held in Shanghai, YES Super DC inverter VRF system garnered the new product award. This commitment to quality and innovation is further supported by the expansion of Johnson Controls’ Guangzhou factory to increase manufacturing capacity for VRF and conduct advanced research and development for this technology.

About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global diversified technology and industrial leader serving customers in more than 150 countries. Our 168,000 employees create quality products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles; and interior systems for automobiles. Our commitment to sustainability dates back to our roots in 1885, with the invention of the first electric room thermostat. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful. In 2013, Corporate Responsibility Magazine recognized Johnson Controls as the #14 company in its annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens” list. For additional information, please visit

For more information, please contact:

Shing Shian Ngiam
Regional PR & Internal Communications Manager
Building Efficiency, Asia
Johnson Controls (S) Pte Ltd
Tel: +65 6854 8643
Fax: +65 6743 4420

Desiree Tan
MSL Singapore
Tel: +65 6327 0261
Fax: +65 6327 0270

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