OpenBlue Pioneers

Visionary leaders taking the smart leap in digital transformation

Welcome the Pioneers

Pioneers are visionaries. They are experts at understanding the potential of digital transformation. These are the companies with the courage to transform and future-proof their built environments to smart, healthy and sustainable spaces. Learn more about how their courage and vision is creating the buildings of the future.

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Celebrating Innovation

Each OpenBlue Pioneer drives the future of how connected technologies are used, innovating with Johnson Controls to transform buildings and businesses. They tell their stories of how they are creating smart, healthy and sustainable environments – supported by our technology and expertise.

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Shared Vision

Johnson Controls and OpenBlue Pioneers are bound together by a common aspiration: innovation. Our network of innovation centres around the world is dedicated to advancing building technology to meet the needs of today and tomorrow. As a leader in intelligent cutting-edge technology we set the standard with our suite of seamless, award-winning OpenBlue connected solutions.

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Our Business is Buildings

We have been a global leader in building technology for more than 135 years, dedicated to creating sustainable environments around the world. With a global team of 100,000 industry experts in 150 countries delivering unmatched expertise and leading the way in building technologies, there is no better buildings partner than Johnson Controls.

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Stepping into a sustainable future

Meet OpenBlue Pioneer Microsoft Beijing West Campus in Beijing, China

Microsoft Beijing West Campus is carving out a sustainable path for office buildings that others are sure to follow. Smart, integrated technology helps building operators reduce energy consumption, while maintaining key equipment uptime. This advanced technology also helps to improve the health and comfort of 3,200 employees.

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Investing in net zero

Introducing OpenBlue Pioneer Derwent London in London, United Kingdom

Derwent London is known for its innovative approach to office design and it’s not just the extraordinary spaces that set it apart. The real estate investment trust is also using data to optimize and decarbonize its portfolio, starting with an iconic property in the center of the capital.

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OpenBlue Pioneer Derwent London in London, United Kingdom
Exterior of the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The gold standard in world-class sports and entertainment venues

Introducing OpenBlue Pioneer Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Fiserv Forum takes the trophy for pioneering the gold standard in world-class sports and entertainment venues. A homecourt advantage for the Milwaukee Bucks and integral in powering an NBA championship, it is an icon of innovation, revitalisation and sustainability. Featuring world-class building automation and security alongside OpenBlue Healthy Buildings solutions, Fiserv Forum delivers unforgettable fan experiences that put comfort and safety first.

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The new frontier of workspace

Introducing OpenBlue Pioneer BEEAH Headquarters in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE)

BEEAH Headquarters is pioneering the path for offices of the future towards one of the world’s smartest workplaces. Featuring intelligent edge systems and software designed to optimise energy efficiency, the building is the first fully AI-integrated building in the Middle East. It is equipped to be net zero and operates to LEED platinum standards.

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Chase Center in San Francisco, USA

Designing a venue where unforgettable memories are made

Presenting OpenBlue Pioneer Chase Center in San Francisco, USA

When the NBA’s Golden State Warriors decided to build an arena that was in a league of its own, they called upon the time-honored expertise of Johnson Controls. The result is a highly intelligent, energy efficient sports and entertainment venue that is at the heart of San Francisco’s bustling new Mission Bay neighborhood. World-class sustainability and technical innovation make Chase Center a winner — just like the seven-time NBA Champion Golden State Warriors.

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Taking the smart leap into a better tomorrow

Meet OpenBlue Pioneer Village of Patchogue on Long Island, New York

The village of Patchogue is going green. This visionary role model in the State of New York is transforming their community into a smarter, healthier, safer and more sustainable place – all while saving millions.

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Walkway to the Powerhouse Brattørkaia in Trondheim, Norway

Powering the future of net energy-positive buildings

Introducing OpenBlue Pioneer Powerhouse Brattørkaia in Trondheim, Norway

Powerhouse Brattørkaia is the largest net energy-positive building in the northern hemisphere, blazing a trail for the next generation of smart buildings. Built on leading-edge innovation and deep industry expertise, this iconic building was awarded the world’s leading sustainability accreditation. This is the start of a new beginning and a smart leap into the future.

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OpenBlue Pioneers - leaders in smart, healthy and sustainable places

Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Alabama, USA

Children’s of Alabama, United States

Powering the blueprint of the future for one of the top pediatric hospitals in the US. Children's of Alabama is committed to excellence in patient care and sustainable operations. Partnering with Johnson Controls, they have reduced the use of natural gas by 69%.

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Dubai Silicon Oasis

Dubai Integrated Economic Zones Authority (DIEZ) - Dubai Silicon Oasis, United Arab Emirates

Powering the blueprint of the future for sustainable technology parks. Dubai Silicon Oasis is reducing its energy use by 30% a year with the help of Johnson Controls OpenBlue Services and chillers.

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INTALEQ, Doha, Qatar

Powering the blueprint of the future for smart stadiums. The technology services provider, INTALEQ, is using our OpenBlue suite of connected solutions to power the stadiums of the future. It’s connecting all eight World Cup venues in a single digital platform and is using virtual replicas, or digital twins, of each stadium to help them run safely, efficiently and more sustainably. The technologies provide an unprecedented level of insight into operations - data is delivered in real-time, which means incidents can be resolved faster than a traditional solution.

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Museum of the Future, Dubai in United Arab Emirates

Museum of the Future, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Powering the blueprint of the future for iconic spaces. At the Museum of the Future, visitors are encouraged to be innovative. Its founders want people to identify solutions that will help to create a better and more sustainable world. It’s shaping the future using Johnson Controls OpenBlue digital technologies. Our products and services help to minimise the impact of the building on the environment. We’ve also incorporated state-of-the-art security solutions into the Museum without affecting its design.


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Colorado State University-Pueblo

Powering the blueprint of the future for sustainable campuses. Johnson Controls’ 20-year relationship with Colorado State University-Pueblo (CSU-Pueblo) continues with a recent contract to enhances sustainability through infrastructure and energy reduction without capital expenditures.

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Net Zero Buildings

OpenBlue Net Zero Buildings is your proven path to hit decarbonisation and renewable energy goals while optimising building performance. Now is the time to make net zero leadership easier than ever.

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Healthy Buildings

At the heart of our vision for a healthy world is a healthy building. OpenBlue Healthy Buildings supports dynamic smart facilities with connected solutions for healthy people, healthy places, and a healthy planet.

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