Applications: Setting Scenes using Keypads and Detectors

Mark Warburton

By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. Christmas is all about creating a scene. Be it a nativity scene, a beautifully-set dining room table or falling out with your family over that ill-advised game of Monopoly! Lighting scenes are one of the … [READ MORE]

GEZE Promotes Better Buildings through Connectivity

Geze 3

Smart buildings must begin with smart planning and designers must play their part by considering connectivity at the beginning of the design process. That was the foundation of a talk on ‘Building Better Buildings Through Connectivity’ given by Spencer Allen, … [READ MORE]

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]

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]

ABB KNX Technology Minimises Energy Consumption at Nesbru Nursing Home and Provides Increased Comfort and Safety

ABB supplies KNX-based state of the art control of lighting, heating, ventilation, and blinds to Nesbru nursing home, a passive house in Asker, Norway. ABB control technology ensures minimal energy consumption at the Nesbru Living and Care Center, a passive … [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]

Delta Presents KNX-Compatible Energy-Saving Building Automation and HVAC Solutions at AHR 2018

Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, showcased its portfolio of smart building automation and HVAC solutions at the AHR Expo 2018 held in Chicago, USA. Delta’s building automation solutions, which are compatible with all open protocols … [READ MORE]