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Jul 30, 2015, 09:01 ET
Food Foolish: The Hidden Connection Between Food Waste, Hunger and Climate Change, co-authored by John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Building & Industrial Systems, and Eric Schultz, former chairman and CEO of Sensitech, a United Technologies company specializing in cold chain monitoring and visibility, calls attention to the extraordinary social and environmental opportunities created by wasting less food.

New Book Highlights the Hidden Connection Between Food Waste, Hunger and Climate Change

 If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the United States. Yet, the...

Jul 06, 2015, 09:01 ET
Preliminary rendering of the future UTC Center for Intelligent Buildings in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.

UTC Building & Industrial Systems Announces Plans for World-Class Intelligent Building Showcase and Customer Experience Center

 The world's largest provider of building technologies is planning a first-of-its-kind, intelligent and sustainable customer center to showcase...

May 20, 2015, 11:23 ET
From left to right: Bill Browning, founding partner, Terrapin Bright Green, LLC; Ryan Mai, vice president, UTC Building & Industrial Systems, Hong Kong; Wong Kam Sing, JP, secretary for the environment, Environment Bureau; Conrad Wong, chairman, Hong Kong Green Building Council; John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Building & Industrial Systems; and Rick Fedrizzi, CEO, U.S. Green Building Council.

The Future of Green Building in Hong Kong

 The future is green for Hong Kong, as sustainability initiatives advance for the region's growing urban population. For the first time, the...

Apr 20, 2015, 09:03 ET
On Earth Day, UTC Building & Industrial Systems is proud to highlight some of its key accomplishments in sustainability over the past year.

UTC Building & Industrial Systems Celebrates 45th Anniversary of Earth Day

 On Earth Day's 45th anniversary, UTC Building & Industrial Systems is proud to recognize 45 of its top sustainability accomplishments in...

Jan 27, 2015, 13:37 ET

Study Finds Global Opportunities for Greater Elevator Efficiency

More energy-efficient elevators can significantly reduce the costs of operating a building, but the information needed to help building owners...

Sep 22, 2014, 16:02 ET

United Technologies Supports Formation of Global Food Cold Chain Council at UN Climate Summit

United Technologies and Carrier today joined the Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy in supporting the formation of the Global Food Cold...

Jul 23, 2014, 08:30 ET
The New England Historic Genealogical Society makes a historical connection in advance of a modern holiday - Cousin's Day, July 24. NEHGS confirms inventors Elisha Otis and Willis Carrier were fourth cousins. (PRNewsFoto/UTC Building & Industrial System)

New England Historic Genealogical Society Confirms Family Tie Between Founders of Industry-Leading Carrier and Otis Brands

 Two men whose innovations changed the way the world built cities shared more than just a creative streak — they also share a bloodline....

Jun 02, 2014, 11:38 ET

United Technologies Says Energy Efficiency Will Save Costs and Lower Emissions Under EPA's Proposed Plan

 United Technologies Building & Industrial Systems chief sustainability officer John Mandyck today offered the following comment regarding...

Mar 12, 2014, 08:34 ET

United Technologies Establishes New Green Building Research Fellowship in Collaboration with Urban Green Council

With residential and commercial buildings accounting for 40 percent of all energy consumed in the U.S., United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) is...

Jan 28, 2014, 08:31 ET
Urban Green Council elects John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer, UTC Building & Industrial Systems, as chairman of its board of directors.  (PRNewsFoto/UTC Building & Industrial Systems)

UTC Building & Industrial Systems Chief Sustainability Officer John Mandyck Named Board Chairman of New York City's Urban Green Council

Urban Green Council, the New York City chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), has elected John Mandyck, chief sustainability officer,...

Nov 20, 2013, 14:00 ET

UTC Building & Industrial Systems President and CEO Geraud Darnis Addresses Industry Leaders at Greenbuild 2013

 An ever-growing population. Rapid urbanization. Staggering building energy usage. Before hundreds of industry leaders, Geraud Darnis,...

Nov 20, 2013, 09:00 ET

UTC Building & Industrial Systems Launches AdvanTE3C Americas Group

 UTC Building & Industrial Systems, the world's largest provider of building technologies, announced today the formation of the AdvanTE3C...

Oct 29, 2013, 10:58 ET

Fenwal Controls Supports Eternal Flame Enhancements at President John F. Kennedy Gravesite

 All eyes were on the iconic Eternal Flame today as it returned to its permanent location at Arlington National Cemetery following a recent...