Case Study: KNX-controlled Super House in Melbourne Australia

The Melbourne Super House combines off-grid living with luxury.

By Richard Sagar, Sagar Smart Homes. This triple award-winning high-end project combines off-grid living with unbridled luxury. Based in Melbourne, Australia, the Melbourne Super House has allowed the homeowners to realise a lifetime of dreams, and features a fully integrated … [READ MORE]

Siemens Shows New KNX Components for Desigo Room Automation Applications at ISH 2017

ISH 2017, Frankfurt, Germany, March 14–18, 2017, Hall 10.2, Booth C55 Intuitive operation and increased flexibility for Desigo building management system -Desigo Control Point for graphical operation of HVAC plants -Room pressure and fume hood control for laboratories and clean … [READ MORE]

Case Study: Lighting Control for a Zero-energy Building using B.E.G. Presence Detectors

The Sulzer building at night, illuminated with LED spotlights.system that controls all areas of the Sulzer administration building.

By Christoph Börsch, B.E.G. Sulzer is a family-run business with 40 employees, and is an established provider of technical engineering services such as planning, consulting and construction management. Headed by Harald Sulzer, the company’s goal is to achieve optimal coordination … [READ MORE]

Eelectron Launches 4-Channel Universal Dimmer, Presence Detector with Lux Meter and Fan Coil Controller

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Eelectron SpA is delighted to introduce the latest additions to its portfolio, namely: the Universal Dimmer 4 Channels x 300 W; the Presence Detector with Lux Meter; and the Fancoil Controller 0-10V. All these products have been released this month. … [READ MORE]

Trade Talk: PIR Technology

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By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. Motion detection is perceived by many as a relatively simple function to enable us to trigger fans or lights, whether internal or external. It’s not very clever and doesn’t require much by way of … [READ MORE]

Interview: Michael Seeland, Jung

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Having opened a new office for Jung in Wandsworth, South London, Michael Seeland, General Manager of Jung UK, is ready to address the project market in a big way. Seeland trained as a technician electrician in Austria, and has held … [READ MORE]

Case Study: Leicester University Centre for Medicine uses KNX to Reach Passivhaus Standard

The new Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester, UK.

By Jon Payne, Entech. The new Centre for Medicine at the University of Leicester is home to the College of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology departments. It will replace an existing structure on the same site and has been designed … [READ MORE]