Articles: system integration

Events: KNX UK Technology Forum

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By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday KNX UK hosted a Technology Forum for KNX Members, KNX Test Labs and manufacturer companies interested in the latest KNX technology and developments. The event took place on 14 September 2017 in Tower Bridge, over the … [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]

Perspective: Women in the KNX Workplace

Nikita Thompson

By Nikita Thompson, Hughes Electra Limited. To see a building be transformed from nothing into a fully-controllable apartment and thinking ‘I was involved in making that happen’ is really rewarding. This industry provides fantastic opportunities for women, but as a … [READ MORE]

Profile: Rafal Borek, Home of Technologies

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By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday. Rafal Borek is the director of Home of Technologies (HoT), a value-added distributor of electrical and engineering components with a focus on building and home automation. He is a KNX and PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) solutions … [READ MORE]

Case Study: KNX-controlled Super House in Melbourne Australia

The Melbourne Super House combines off-grid living with luxury.

By Richard Sagar, Sagar Smart Homes. This triple award-winning high-end project combines off-grid living with unbridled luxury. Based in Melbourne, Australia, the Melbourne Super House has allowed the homeowners to realise a lifetime of dreams, and features a fully integrated … [READ MORE]

Case Study: Lighting Control for a Zero-energy Building using B.E.G. Presence Detectors

The Sulzer building at night, illuminated with LED spotlights.system that controls all areas of the Sulzer administration building.

By Christoph Börsch, B.E.G. Sulzer is a family-run business with 40 employees, and is an established provider of technical engineering services such as planning, consulting and construction management. Headed by Harald Sulzer, the company’s goal is to achieve optimal coordination … [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

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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]