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Superior energy management for a healthier bottom line. 

Monitor, manage and optimize facility energy consumption, anytime from anywhere, with ABB Ability™ EDCS.

The ABB Ability™ Electrical Distribution Control System (EDCS) is the innovative cloud-based platform that enables you to monitor and manage your health facility’s electrical distribution via smartphone, tablet or computer in real time to optimize energy use and costs. Flexible, scalable and easy to implement and use in multi-site applications, the ABB Ability EDCS simplifies building management and offers predictive capabilities that reduce downtime and maintenance. So you can reach your efficiency goals with surgical precision.

Manageability. Reliability. Profitability. ABB Ability EDCS.

Every ability you need to succeed.


Energy Efficiency

Real-time access to power distribution data from anywhere, anytime, allows you to monitor loads, view costs, reduce energy consumption at peak periods and increase demand when most advantageous—all with a few clicks. Comprehensive electrical system data collection makes comparative analysis, benchmarking, reporting, cost allocation and implementation of energy management strategies easy and fast. By eliminating inefficiencies in the system and providing a higher level of control, ABB Ability™ EDCS can save 10% on utility bills alone and can help cut overall operational costs by up to 30%.



Speed Up Your Project

Because ABB Ability EDCS is native with ABB devices, system design is streamlined, and savings on hardware and architecture are immediate. Unmatched scalability and flexibility enable easy integration with complex supervision and management systems in both single- and multiple-site applications. As a result, the initial cost and build-up time of top-level systems, such as building management systems, can be reduced by 15%.



Continuous Operation

Continuous diagnostics of the devices in the electrical system enable a higher level of predictive maintenance to help avoid downtime and the costs of unnecessary preventive maintenance and equipment checks—with savings of up to 30%. Alerts and notifications ensure quick response to potential problems, so performance isn’t compromised.



Optimum Interface

The cloud-based connectivity of ABB Ability™ simplifies coordination of the EDCS with other ABB devices, including Emax 2 and TruONE® ATS, ensuring one common user interface and one common software environment.