Articles: power & wiring

Product Article: Upgrading Existing Buildings with Wired and Wireless KNX Devices

The Weinzierl KNX Compact IO range comprises binary inputs, switch actuators, blinds actuators, and dimmers.

By Thomas Weinzierl, Weinzierl Engineering GmbH. Using KNX to upgrade existing buildings may seem like a contradiction to some installers because often, it is not an option to open walls to lay bus lines. However, a detailed analysis of the … [READ MORE]

Case Study: KNX Promotes Recovery and Energy Saving in the Defence National Rehabilitation Centre, Loughborough, UK

Aerial view of the complete Defence National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC), situated in the Midlands, UK.

By Ben Patterson and Paul Murphy, Intecho. The Defence National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) is a newly-constructed GBP300 million world-class medical facility that is located centrally on the Stanford Hall Estate, close to Loughborough, UK. Operated by the Ministry of Defence, … [READ MORE]

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]