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]

Case Study: Two-hotel KNX Control in Rhodes, Greece

Individual areas enjoy local and central control.

By Georgios Petalidis, Katsidonis Pantelis & Sia EE. This project involved bringing together two hotels, namely the Boutique 5 Hotel & Spa and Princess Andriana Resort & Spa, into the same network using KNX. Boutique 5 Hotel is one of … [READ MORE]

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]