Case Study: 5-Star Hotel in Greece Automated with KNX and a Custom GUI

Flavio Sanches

By Flavio Sanches, ComfortClick. Euphoria Resort is an all-inclusive 287-room holiday complex that is perched on the seashore of Kolymbari on the Greek island Crete. Owned by the Mathioulakis Group, Euphoria Resort was opened in April 2018 and was designed … [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]

Perspective: Women in the KNX Workplace

Nikita Thompson

By Nikita Thompson, Hughes Electra Limited. To see a building be transformed from nothing into a fully-controllable apartment and thinking ‘I was involved in making that happen’ is really rewarding. This industry provides fantastic opportunities for women, but as a … [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]

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]

Eelectron Launches Compact Push Button Interface and KNX Energy Meter

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Eelectron has launched two new compact products for the KNX market: the Push Button interface and the KNX Energy Meter. Push Button Interface The new Eelectron compact Push Button interface is available in two versions: • The IO44D01KNX device includes … [READ MORE]

Advice for Architects, Designers and Building Planners: Are Passivhaus and KNX Cut from the Same Cloth?

Paul Foulkes

By Paul Foulkes, EchoHouse. The Passivhaus movement has grown from a desire to lower energy consumption and create better buildings. Passivhaus buildings are designed to provide a high level of comfort while using very little energy for heating and cooling. … [READ MORE]

Advice for Architects, Designers and Building Planners: Integrating Community Energy – Part 3

Paul Foulkes

By Paul Foulkes, EchoHouse. In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, we looked directly at community energy and how, with KNX, the required infrastructure can be supplied. In this final part, we will go beyond community energy, and … [READ MORE]