PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UTC Building & Industrial Systems, the world's largest provider of building technologies, announced today the formation of the AdvanTE 3C Americas group. This newly formed team of Experts in Efficiency and the Environment will create and market value-added integrated building solutions. UTC Building & Industrial Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide. AdvanTE 3C Americas will leverage the comprehensive suite of UTC Building & Industrial Systems technologies, including elevator, escalator, heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC), building automation and control, access control, video surveillance, energy analysis, and fire detection, alarm and suppression to unlock energy and operational efficiencies for customers. The deep product and systems knowledge of this organization provides expertise in advanced control algorithms, optimized operating sequences, building system design alternatives, integrated building solutions, and other building performance services. "UTC Building & Industrial Systems is a family of remarkable companies defined by its leading global brands, such as Otis, Carrier, Lenel, Edwards, Automated Logic and Kidde, and renowned for its unyielding commitments to innovation and environmental sustainability," said Mead Rusert, director, AdvanTE 3C Americas. "This new group will leverage those products and services in innovative ways to capture greater efficiencies for our customers." An extension of the global AdvanTE 3C Solutions Center and its groups of international Experts in Efficiency and Environment, the AdvanTE 3C Americas group will include experts who can provide a single point of contact for a full suite of building solutions in a variety of vertical markets and value-added application solutions. For more information about AdvanTE 3C and the sustainabilility initiatives of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, visit www.NaturalLeader.com. About UTC Building & Industrial Systems UTC Building & Industrial Systems is the world's largest provider of building technologies. Its elevator, escalator, fire safety, security, building automation, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems and services promote integrated, high performance buildings that are safer, smarter and sustainable. UTC Building & Industrial Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.