20 Oct Johnson Controls acquires software company Gridlogix
Milwaukee, Wis. – To help its customers minimize the effects of rising energy prices, Johnson Controls has acquired Gridlogix, a St. Louis-based maker of building management software.
Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
The Gridlogix technology platform is used in data centers and commercial facilities to aggregate data for enterprise-based reports on energy use.
Gridlogix’s software will be combined with Johnson Controls’ building management system to aggregate data for enterprise-based reports on energy usage. Gridlogix’s technology platform also allows building management systems to connect with IT systems to better manage maintenance and physical security.
To minimize the effects of market volatility in an era of high energy prices, Allen Martin, vice president and general manager of systems business for Johnson Controls, said large business organizations are looking for data on their key performance indicators.
Johnson Controls, an international energy efficiency company, said the convergence of IT and building management systems should yield more information about the impact of such systems on office buildings and other facilities.