Chief Engineer - Residential Controls
Tyler, Texas, United States
John Hughes is the Chief Engineer for residential controls at Trane Technologies. John's responsibilities in this role include innovation, process improvement, mentoring, technical capability building, product cybersecurity, and sustainment. As a member of Air Conditioning Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), John actively participates in the Demand Response Task Force and Ground Fault Circuit Interruptor Project Monitoring Subcommittee. As Vice-Chair of the Home Connectivity Alliance Technical Workgroup, John is leading the integration between 13 major appliance brands to improve user experience and help consumers make smarter choices about energy usage.
Since 2014, John has held various roles at Trane, including Controls Systems Engineering Manager, and Home Controls Engineering Manager. Prior to working for Trane, John worked for L-3 Communications and Southwest Research Institute as a Project Engineer, Systems Engineer, and Radio Frequency Design Engineer.