Johnson Controls Awarded Real Estate and Facilities Management Contract with Nortel

Five-year agreement covers 150 locations in North America and Latin America

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Johnson Controls, Inc. has won a five-year contract from Nortel* valued in excess of US$50 million per year for facilities management in North America and Latin America.

Under the agreement, Johnson Controls will provide facilities management, energy program management, project management, lease administration, and real estate property tax and landlord operating cost audit services for 30 sites in Canada, 90 sites in the United States and 20 sites across nine countries in Latin America. This is expected to help Nortel substantially reduce operating costs and maximize facilities performance.

“Nortel was looking for a single provider to enable us to further expand our reach and responsiveness throughout the Americas, as well as deliver continued savings. I am delighted with the solutions Johnson Controls has brought to the table and look forward to seeing our growing relationship continue to bear fruit," said Mark Gorman, Director and Global Real Estate Leader, Nortel.

The two companies had an existing relationship in Canada, where Johnson Controls’ joint venture, BLJC, has had a relationship with Nortel for the last eight years.

“We are thrilled for the opportunity to work further with Nortel and expand our services across the Americas,” said Guy Holden, Vice President and General Manager, Global Real Estate and Facilities Management, Johnson Controls. “We are committed to delivering savings as well as ensuring that these sites are operating at optimal performance.”

Johnson Controls is the world’s largest global real estate and facilities management business offering a single-source for real estate portfolio management, design and project management, strategic consulting, energy and facilities management services. With more than

10,000 employees located in 350 locations across over 50 countries, serving real estate portfolios and managing facilities of approximately 1.5 billion square feet, Johnson Controls was recently named one of the Global Outsourcing 100 by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP).

About Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls is a global leader in interior experience, building efficiency and power solutions. The company provides innovative automotive interiors that help make driving more comfortable, safe and enjoyable. For buildings, it offers products and services that optimize energy use and improve comfort and security. Johnson Controls also provides batteries for automobiles and hybrid electric vehicles, along with systems engineering and service expertise. Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI) has 136,000 employees in more than 1,000 locations serving customers in 125 countries. Founded in 1885, the company is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. For additional information, please visit
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