Articles: power & wiring

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]

Case Study: Leicester University Centre for Medicine uses KNX to Reach Passivhaus Standard

The new Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester, UK.

By Jon Payne, Entech. The new Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester is home to the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology departments. It will replace an existing structure on the same site and has been designed … [READ MORE]

The Design Argument for KNX: Part 1 – Style and Substance

Paul Foulkes

By Paul Foulkes, EchoHouse Energy. Last month, Mark Warburton looked at the argument for using KNX in a smaller residential build, in particular as part of a retrofit. I have put this to the test and am nearing the end … [READ MORE]

Trade Talk: Upgrades in Existing Buildings and those Difficult-to-get-to Places

Simon-Buddle

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Well it’s back to reality for most of us I’m sure. After a few weeks R&R we’re heading back to work en masse. The joy of getting 5 miles across London in 20 minutes … [READ MORE]