Cochrane Supply Becomes Distributor of Distech Controls, Grows IIoT Building Controls Line

Madison Heights, MI, February 02, 2017 --( Cochrane Supply & Engineering, a leading Industrial IoT (IIoT) and Building Controls Supplier, has signed an agreement with Distech Controls, a subsidiary of Acuity Brands, Inc., to enhance their building automation product offerings in Michigan, Kentucky and parts of Ohio.

Under terms of the agreement, Cochrane Supply will distribute Distech Controls’ HVAC and Building Management Solutions, including ECLYPSE™ Connected BACnet/IP and Wi-Fi HVAC controller series and ENVYSION™ web-based design and visualization interface. These products create a distributed architecture over IP that enables building owners to optimize HVAC control systems management, and simplify the exchange of business and occupant data.

“Our new relationship with Distech Controls is an important milestone in our expansion into the data solutions space,” said Scott Cochrane, President and CEO, Cochrane Supply. “We’re excited to meet the growing needs of our customers by offering Distech’s IP-based controls solutions.”

The ECLYPSE Controller Series and ENVYSION interface provide powerful connectivity as well as advanced control, monitoring and analysis, for the IoT building. The ECLYPSE controller series utilizes BACnet/IP and IT standards, delivering empowered IP connectivity and open integration with building management systems.

“The future of building controls runs squarely into the converged space with IP, and Cochrane Supply has a proven track record as a building solutions distributor and a strong focus on solving problems for IT and infrastructure departments,” said Martin Villeneuve, President, Distech Controls. “Cochrane Supply shares our passion for delivering the best controls products in the industry, meeting the current and future technology needs of building owners.”

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About Cochrane Supply
Cochrane Supply & Engineering was founded in 1967 and has grown into a multi-award-winning company and a Leading IIoT Supplier. Cochrane Supply is proud to be your source of building controls products and hardware to connect to the Internet, as well as software, world-class support, and training to enable and successfully implement functional integrations. Representing the industry’s top manufacturers, Cochrane Supply’s diverse product lines blend innovation and solutions to help create truly smart buildings and improved building efficiency when it comes to HVAC, security, refrigeration, lighting, gas-detection, life safety, and more. Cochrane Supply additionally hosts a bi-annual IIoT and Smart Building Conference called Controls-Con.
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