Urban Automation Urban Automation

PC-based control for building and infrastructure systems as well as water and energy supplies

From small towns to megacities: Optimising energy and process efficiency is becoming a key requirement for the sustainable development of urban environments in municipal and private sectors alike. In all relevant areas, from building automation to infrastructure to the supply of water and energy, solutions are called for that can be realised quickly and used on a long-term basis.

As a specialist in PC-based control technology, Beckhoff has more than 25 years of experience in the implementation of open, standards-based automation solutions. For planners and system integrators the company shows its full strength in the field of urban automation: the security of guaranteed long-term availability combined with the flexibility of high scalability and fully leveraged energy-saving techniques.

Applications & Solutions


Applications: The application reports illustrate application options for Beckhoff products and technologies in practice.

Building Automation

Building Automation: Open PC-based control technology forms the basis of an integral building automation system that meets all requirements for a sustainable and efficient solution.

Water management

Water management: Not only in the fresh water supply, but particularly in the treatment of sewage, energy efficiency can be increased considerably using the modular control architecture from Beckhoff for decentralised or central control applications.