Articles: system design

Show Report: KNX at ISE – Visualisation and Voice Control Make Waves

Simon-Buddle

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Another ISE and another bumper year. The RAI Conference Centre is now officially full, with a large marquee erected in the central square to accommodate the overspill. Next year, they say, they’ll be filling … [READ MORE]

Software Update: ETS Inside – Making it Easier for Installers and End Users

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By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday. For systems integrators, KNX is an excellent protocol to use as a building control system. It is a worldwide standard and is very reliable. It uses a bus structure onto which thousands of compliant products, such … [READ MORE]

Tips: HVAC Considerations in Residential and Commercial Projects

KNX-controlled VRV system.

By Hans Walltin, Walltin Building Control. Traditionally, it has been the electrical industry that has almost exclusively worked with lighting and power installations. In cases where the electrician has tackled alarm, control, multimedia and air conditioning systems, it has mainly … [READ MORE]

How to Solve it: Integrating KNX Systems with other Protocols using the Tridium Niagara AX Framework

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By Mahir Mensuri Karataş and Ahmet Okan Şeker, Turkish Petroleum. The Problem It is well-known that effective automation systems can be created using just KNX for all kinds of projects. As the scope of projects grow however, you may end … [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]