ABB Ability™ for Buildings


In today’s environment, intelligent building solutions are more important than ever before. They provide real time information to multiple stakeholders who need to make swift decisions and ensure the security, safety and comfort of people in commercial and residential buildings.

Working Smart

Working Smart

Get higher-level intelligence out of smart buildings

Building owners and operators need to optimize energy consumption and decrease costs. Building occupants benefit from comfort, safety and lower utility bills.

Nowadays buildings are not limited to small-scale solutions such as setting the temperature from a remote device or turning off a light automatically. The real benefit of today’s smart building technology, provided through our digital solutions, is the ability to control everything remotely. Through our intelligent solutions, we not only simplify automation in buildings but enable greater energy efficiency while increasing convenience and security.

Further, the rise of Smart Cities that are digitally connected by a collaborative operations center, allows businesses to do more than just purchase products. Partnerships that allow a seamless, digitally-connected city with integration between resources, can be transformative for customers and citizens alike.

Integrated systems

Integrated systems

Fully integrated building systems for safety, security and comfort

We begin by recognizing that buildings have unique characteristics and functions. By using ABB Ability™ solutions, we can tailor a complete building automation solution by connecting hundreds or even thousands of devices to work in concert. Equipping buildings with smart building technology can allow for even further control and opportunities for efficiencies such as:

  • Improved comfort, convenience, productivity and security for occupants

  • Reduced energy costs for heating, lighting and appliances

  • Improved building code compliance

ABB’s intelligent building automation solutions provide the integrated systems required to achieve high levels of comfort, efficiency, safety and flexibility expected of today’s smart buildings.

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