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]

Opportunities: Why KNX can Assist with Independent Living

Paul Foulkes

By Paul Foulkes, Wago. Using technology to help people maintain their independence is a hot topic, and next March we see an event at the Birmingham NEC dedicated entirely to the subject. Smart Home for Independent Living will be running … [READ MORE]

Bigger Picture: Let’s All Stop Talking about KNX – No really, I mean it!

Mark Warburton

By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. KNX stands alone in building control. No other system has the history, technical stability, interoperability and standardised platform for configuring products from multiple manufacturers. We all know this, and it’s one of the main reasons … [READ MORE]

Case Study: KNX the Natural Choice for a Building Dedicated to Sustainability

Entrance to the Urban Sciences Building.

By Robin Baddley, IBT Controls. The Urban Sciences Building at the University of Newcastle is an exciting KNX project installation that won systems designer and integrator, IBT Controls, the KNX UK 2018 ‘Commercial Installation of the Year’ award for demonstrating … [READ MORE]

Overview: Is Training for Electricians in the UK Adequate?

Danny Lawless

By Danny Lawless, ARK M&E Ltd. In the UK under the City & Guilds (C&G) training schemes, electricians currently go through 3 – 4 years of theoretical and practical training. During this time, fundamental electrical understanding is taught along with … [READ MORE]