Articles: security & safety

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]

Interview: Michael Seeland, Jung

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Having opened a new office for Jung in Wandsworth, South London, Michael Seeland, General Manager of Jung UK, is ready to address the project market in a big way. Seeland trained as a technician electrician in Austria, and has held … [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]

Product Design: How KNX Systems can Benefit from MCUs with FRAM Technology

TI KNX

By Damian Szmulewicz, Texas Instruments, and Oscar M. Guillen, Technical University of Munich. There has been a tremendous increase in the adoption of building automation systems over the last two decades, in part due to the development of smart microcontroller … [READ MORE]

First Principles: Setting the Scene for the Holidays

Nikita Thompson

By Nikita Thompson, Ivory Egg. Going away for the weekend should be a simple and enjoyable exercise, but often we end up spending so much time and energy getting our house ready to go, we set off on holiday already … [READ MORE]

Best Practice: KNX and the MDU

Simon-Buddle

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Here we go again: it’s another article that starts off with a TLA (Three-letter Acronym). What does this one mean? Is it Medical Defence Union, Mains Distribution Unit or Multi-Dwelling Unit? Whilst at the … [READ MORE]

Best Practice: Educating M&E Consultants About KNX Integration

Simon-Buddle

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. KNX has been well established in Europe for many years now, but it is still a relative newcomer to the UK residential market. However, it is now cooking up a storm across the land … [READ MORE]