Ivory Egg Invests in the Future of Renewable Energy by Sponsoring the University of Wollongong Solar Decathlon Team

Ivory Egg is using its vast knowledge of KNX systems to invest in the future by supporting the University of Wollongong (UOW) Solar Decathlon Team. The Solar Decathlon, also often dubbed the Energy Olympics, is a contest which challenges university … [READ MORE]

ABB Equips Volante Tower with KNX Building Automation Solutions and Improves Energy Efficiency by 30%

ABB supplies Dubai’s latest, exclusive residential building, Volante Tower, with a full building automation system, controlling everything from public areas to individual living spaces, together with systems integrator customer Ultimate Solutions. The Volante Tower was designed to serve the needs … [READ MORE]

B.E.G. Launches PICO-KNX – the World’s Smallest KNX Occupancy Detector

BEG PICO KNX size

Lighting controls specialist B.E.G. has launched the world’s smallest KNX occupancy detector. The PICO-KNX, with dimensions of only 33m x 34mm(h), can be installed in almost any mounting and can easily be integrated into luminaires. Despite its small size, 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]

Iridium Mobile Launches iRidium Server UMC – a KNX Multipurpose Logic Controller

iRidium server UMC

Iridum Mobile has announced the European launch of iRidium server UMC, a controller for automation systems, including KNX and IoT devices. iRidium server UMC supports KNX, BACnet, Modbus and MQTT, and has a built-in Global Caché IR database. It supports … [READ MORE]

ComfortClick Automates First LEED v4 Platinum Certified Building in Central and South America

ComfortClick bOS software for SPHERA

ComfortClick, Jung and SPHERA teamed up in January 2017 to completely refurbish SPHERA’s offices in San Jose, Costa Rica in a sustainable and smart way. Equipped with Jung’s KNX installation and controlled by ComfortClick bOS software, the project was the … [READ MORE]

Technavio Expects Global Home Energy Management Systems Market to Have a CAGR of 19% from 2017-2021

Technavio, a tech-focused market research firm, has published a new report on the global home energy management systems market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 19% during the forecast period 2017-2021. Based on geographical segmentation, … [READ MORE]

Profile: Rafal Borek, Home of Technologies

Rafal feature

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]