• Beckhoff at Light+Building 2012

    Beckhoff at Light+Building 2012

    Energy efficiency was at the focal point of the Light+Building 2012, which took place from 15 to 20 April in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. 2,352 exhibitors from 50 countries presented new products for house and building automation, lighting and electrical engineering as well as software for the building industry. 44 percent of the 196,000 visitors came from foreign countries.

  • TwinCAT HVAC library extended

    TwinCAT HVAC library extended

    With useful new software function blocks for room automation including light control, air conditioning and sun shading, Beckhoff has rounded off the functionality of its extensive software kit for system-spanning building automation. These function blocks enable planners and operators of buildings to implement energy-saving room automation.

  • BC9191-0100 for system-spanning room automation

    BC9191-0100 for system-spanning room automation

    With the new BC9191-0100 room controller, Beckhoff extends its range of compact devices for room automation toward larger application programs and simplifies communication to further units via bus systems. The controller has an integrated PLC and the sensor/actuator interfaces necessary for room automation. As a result, the BC9191-0100 can be used as an autonomous or local controller.

  • BACnet controller: scalable performance and wide range of functions

    BACnet controller: scalable performance and wide range of functions

    With the CX90xx and CX50xx device series, Beckhoff fulfils all requirements of the worldwide BACnet standard ISO 16484-5:2010 and offers scalable control platforms for the system-spanning automation of buildings. Numerous additional functions have been implemented that extend beyond the requirements for BACnet building controllers.

  • Smart Grid meets PC-based Control

    Smart Grid meets PC-based Control

    The global shift in thinking on energy has undoubtedly been ushered in – everywhere on the planet, people are thinking about the energy supply of the future and how to sustain it. Renewable energies in particular are still making significant advances. Therefore, due to the increasing local generation of electrical energy, an intelligent electricity network – a Smart Grid – is frequently demanded for an efficient and reliable energy supply.