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Smart building controls expert Cochrane Supply ascends to CABA board

April 4, 2023
Scott Cochrane, president and CEO of Cochrane Supply & Engineering of Michigan, has been named to the Continental Automated Buildings Association's board of directors.
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On March 22, the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA) announced the appointment of Scott Cochrane of Cochrane Supply & Engineering to the CABA board of directors.

Headquartered in Madison Heights, Michigan, Cochrane Supply & Engineering was founded in 1967 and has grown into a leading smart building controls supplier. Recognized as one of the Nation's Top 50 HVACR Distributors by Distribution Trends Magazine, the company serves customers Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Colorado, Texas, and Canada (Canada Controls).

Cochrane Supply offers an extensive inventory of products for the comfort, safety, and security of commercial and industrial buildings, and provides technical support, development and training for building automation systems and controls.

Scott Cochrane, president and CEO of Cochrane Supply, commented:

“I have long been a fan of CABA’s work to promote positive advancements in the BAS industry. I am thrilled with the opportunity to help drive this important mission by engaging with and learning from other CABA members.”

Per a CABA press release, under Cochrane’s leadership, the company has grown significantly, opening 11 branch locations in six states and Canada (Canada Controls).

 An advisory council member for top industry manufacturers including Honeywell and Johnson Controls, Cochrane is also co-editor of smart building news site and executive chairman of Controls-Con, a conference focused on smart building controls, hosted by Cochrane.

Greg Walker, CEO of CABA, commented:

“Scott is warmly welcomed by our board of industry leaders and drivers. A connected and engaged thought leader, his deep knowledge and broad connections offer strong support for our vision to create the smart buildings of the future.”

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