Articles: energy management

Applications: Setting Scenes using Keypads and Detectors

Mark Warburton

By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. Christmas is all about creating a scene. Be it a nativity scene, a beautifully-set dining room table or falling out with your family over that ill-advised game of Monopoly! Lighting scenes are one of the … [READ MORE]

Technology: How KNX RF is being used in the Linky Smart Meter

Christian Gosse

By Christian Gossé, Actimage. At the Smart Grid fair 2015 in Paris, the French electrical and digital equipment manufacturers’ union, IGNES, presented a new local radio transmitter solution, ERL (Emetteur Radio Linky). This wireless module links appliances and building automation … [READ MORE]

Case Study: KNX the Natural Choice for a Building Dedicated to Sustainability

Entrance to the Urban Sciences Building.

By Robin Baddley, IBT Controls. The Urban Sciences Building at the University of Newcastle is an exciting KNX project installation that won systems designer and integrator, IBT Controls, the KNX UK 2018 ‘Commercial Installation of the Year’ award for demonstrating … [READ MORE]

Highlights from Light + Building 2018 – Part 4: KNX User Interfaces and Sensors

ZF's Sarah Cox showing the energy-harvesting KNX module.

By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday If your interest is in KNX user interfaces or sensors, there was plenty at Light + Building 2018 to tempt you. Switch designs were on show in a wide choice of styles and finishes with varying … [READ MORE]

Case Study: Two-hotel KNX Control in Rhodes, Greece

Individual areas enjoy local and central control.

By Georgios Petalidis, Katsidonis Pantelis & Sia EE. This project involved bringing together two hotels, namely the Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa and Princess Andriana Resort & Spa, into the same network using KNX. Boutique 5 Hotel is one of … [READ MORE]

Case Study: Automation of a Self-Sufficient Eco-Apartment Complex in Slovenia using KNX

The Ankaran apartment complex in Slovenia.

By Flavio Sanches, ComfortClick. The Ankaran complex comprises ten apartments, a concierge’s office, a wine cellar and a swimming pool. It is located in the coastal region of Slovenia, and as such, has high solar incidence and good wind power … [READ MORE]