Articles: power & wiring

Trade talk: Will the Data Network Replace Twisted-Pair as the Communications Medium for KNX?

Simon-Buddle

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Another year has passed, 2019 is here. After a wonderful few days hiding out in deepest Wales with only the noise of the occasional sheep to break the silence, normal life has resumed. 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]

Highlights from Light + Building 2018 – Part 2: Simpler Design, Installation and Control

Siemens Product Manager Ulrike Kull demonstrating the new connection technique on Siemens' new universal KNX dimmer.

By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday If you were looking for tools to make KNX system planning, installation and operation easier, Light + Building 2018 had plenty to show. In Part 2 of our show highlights, we look at a selection 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]

Trade Talk: PIR Technology

Simon-Buddle

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Motion detection is perceived by many as a relatively simple function to enable us to trigger fans or lights, whether internal or external. It’s not very clever and doesn’t require much by way of … [READ MORE]