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WAGOdirect Building – The Magazine for Building Technology

Our free WAGOdirect Building customer magazine keeps you updated on the latest in building technology. With each issue, WAGOdirect Building provides news you can use – online or printed. Gain valuable information on future industrial requirements and challenges, as well as helpful insights about how our customers have led successful building projects ranging from classic refurbishment projects to smart building implementations.

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WAGOdirect Building at a Glance

  • For facility managers, planners, system integrators and electrical installers
  • With interesting solutions for building installation and automation applications
  • With practical tips for successful lighting, room and energy management and for HVAC technology
  • Always up to date


Here you will find everything about the current WAGOdirect Building with a focus on building efficiency and cybersecurity. Browse through individual articles or read the complete issue.

WAGOdirect Building: State-of-the-Art Automation and Cybersecurity for Safe, Efficient Buildings

Our current issue of WAGOdirect Building focuses on modern automation solutions for more energy-efficient buildings and greater cybersecurity. Because where open and often unprotected systems within smart buildings meet a complex IT world, security gaps often arise. Cybersecurity is thus one of the basic requirements for sustainable smart buildings and one of the most important topics in current building technology. Read more about this in the current issue.

Contents in the Current WAGOdirect Building

  • Securely Networked: Modern automation and cybersecurity are the basis for safe, efficient buildings.
  • “Positioned Too Weakly in Cybersecurity”: Norbert Pohlmann, professor of Information Technology, sees dangerous holes in building automation.
  • A City Hall for the Record Books: Europe's first net plus-energy public building opens in Freiburg.
  • Energy-Wise Relaxation: Heating, ventilation, and sauna technology are controlled in a highly efficient way at the Kaifu Bad in Hamburg.
  • The Blu Hotel Turns Green: The primary goal of the new building automation system for Cologne’s Radisson Blu Hotel is resource conservation.
  • Shops under Control: An energy management system for distributed properties offers retailers more oversight.
  • The Best Lighting in Europe: The new lighting system in the Duborg Skolen helps students concentrate longer.
  • Light, Like in the Gulf of Mexico: SwissShrimp AG mimics the southern sun for shrimp aquaculture.
  • From the Casemates to the Cloud: The city of Saarlouis relies on digital asset management.
  • The Perfect Foundation for Smart Buildings: It is easier to use BACnet for the PFC200 BACnet/IP Controller
  • Energy-Efficient, Scalable and More Flexible: WAGO Lighting Management incorporates new functions for even more possible applications.

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Cybersecurity in Building Automation: Effective Defense against Attacks

Building automation systems are increasingly networked with IT solutions; however, processes focused on security against internal and external network attacks are still relatively rare in this field. The reason for this is, largely unprotected systems in building technology meet a complex IT realm.


Interview with Cybersecurity Expert Norbert Pohlmann

In an interview with WAGO, Norbert Pohlmann, Professor of Computer Science for distributed systems and information security and head of the Institute for Internet Security at the University of Applied Sciences in Gelsenkirchen, Westphalia, explains why building automation companies must upgrade to state-of-the-art security settings.

The World's First Net Plus-Energy Public Building

… is located in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany. This world-leading building generates more energy than it consumes. And the flexROOM automation system from WAGO plays a large role in its high energy efficiency.