2013 Annual Report Financial and Corporate Responsibility Performance
UTC Building & Industrial Systems, which includes Otis and UTC Climate, Controls
& Security, is the world's largest provider of high-technology building systems.
Carrier's 23XRV water-cooled chiller uses non-ozone-depleting HFC-134a refrigerant, making it one of the most efficient, reliable and durable chillers in the industry.
Carrier Transicold's ultra-high-efficiency X4 Series with ecoFORWARD technology delivers the highest refrigeration capacities currently available while meeting the new diesel emission standards set by the U.S. Department of Environmental Protection. The X4 Series combines lower fuel consumption with lower maintenance costs, lighter weight and quieter operation.
Kidde's Worry-Free product line features smoke, carbon monoxide (CO) and combination alarms, each proven to provide a decade of protection. In 2013, Kidde launched the first UL-listed CO alarm that lasts 10 years — up to twice the life span of other alarms.
  • Employees 57,294
  • Net Sales $16.8 billion
  • Operating Profit $2.6 billion

Heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems (HVACR); fire detection and alarm systems; suppression systems; security solutions; building controls and automation; and services and sustainable solutions for residential, commercial, industrial, food service and transportation applications.

UTC Climate, Controls & Security makes the world a better place to live by creating energy-efficient indoor environments that are safer and more comfortable, and by storing and refrigerating the global food supply during transport and at retail stores.

The integration of Carrier with our fire and security businesses continues to create opportunities in the commercial building space and to drive growth.

During the year, Chubb, Lenel and Interlogix were selected to provide security and access control systems for the second phase of Galaxy Macau, one of Asia's most popular resorts, located in the city of Macau across the Pearl River Delta from Hong Kong.

Carrier reached a milestone with the 100th installation of its CO2OLtec Integral system, this one for the SPAR supermarket in Schüpfen, Switzerland. The system uses carbon dioxide, a natural refrigerant, and can cut a store's energy consumption by 30 percent. It is also an integrated management system that controls a store's refrigeration, heating, cooling, ventilating and lighting systems.

Automated Logic was selected to provide building monitoring and controls for Intergate Manhattan, the world's tallest data center, a 32-story former office tower in New York City. In China's coastal province of Jiangsu, Marioff will provide water mist fire protection systems for the Wuxi Metro Line, scheduled to begin operation in 2015.

Carrier expanded its WeatherExpert line of commercial rooftop cooling units to include six new models. The high-efficiency series now ranges from 3 tons to 150 tons.

To meet growing demand in India for efficient, economical and reliable cold-chain protection, Carrier Transicold introduced its Citimax line of refrigeration units for light commercial vehicles and trucks to the Indian market.

In 2013, UTC Climate, Controls & Security and Otis were combined to form UTC Building & Industrial Systems. With a broad portfolio of innovative products and services, an unmatched global footprint, and a strong presence in emerging markets, this new organization unlocks greater value for customers and shareowners — and positions UTC for long-term growth in the commercial building segment.