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]

Opinion: Smart Living from an IT Perspective – why KNX is the Logical Choice

Everything that communicates over an IP network must have an address.

By Thanos Derempeis, AD Networks Ltd. After years of working as a freelance IT engineer, I formed AD Networks Ltd in 2002. The initial line of business was B2B IT consultancy, hardware/software supply and support for businesses varying from 5 … [READ MORE]

Highlights from Light + Building 2018 – Part 4: KNX User Interfaces and Sensors

ZF's Sarah Cox showing the energy-harvesting KNX module.

By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday If your interest is in KNX user interfaces or sensors, there was plenty at Light + Building 2018 to tempt you. Switch designs were on show in a wide choice of styles and finishes with varying … [READ MORE]

Highlights from Light + Building 2018 – Part 5: KNX Secure

Weinzierl's Head of Test Laboratory, Elena Eckbauer, pointing out the KNX IO 511 secure switching actuator alongside the Weinzierl KNX Multi IO 570 universal input and output module that supports 48 digital channels.

By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday In Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 of this five-part series on highlights from the recent Light + Building show in Frankfurt, we presented a selection of KNX products and technologies ranging from new user interfaces, … [READ MORE]