KNX in Japan: hospitality away and at home

Ahmed Zhaki explains how the use of KNX is evolving in Japan, and how using his home as a KNX showroom has helped him win business in the hospitality sector. In Japan, rising electricity bills and issues such as aging infrastructure and labour shortages have increased awareness of the importance of automation. Whilst the use […]

ETS6: new features improve the user experience

Michael Critchfield takes a look at how ETS6 has revolutionised the way KNX is commissioned and how the new features help improve the user experience. ETS (Engineering Tool Software) is the one tool you need to commission KNX installations as a KNX Partner. The software is developed by the KNX Association with free updates being […]

Light + Building 2024 Show Report: KNX Association and the E-Haus

In the first of her Light + Building show reports, Yasmin Hashmi focusses on the KNX Association presence at the show, the ZVEH E-Haus and the formation of Women in KNX. Light + Building, the leading international biennial trade fair for lighting and building services technology, took place from 3 – 8 March 2024 at […]

Show Preview: KNX at Light + Building 2024

Yasmin Hashmi previews the KNX event of the year – the Light + Building trade fair in Frankfurt that takes place 3 to 8 March 2024. If you are interested in all things KNX, the Light + Building show is the place to be. The world’s leading trade fair for lighting and building services technology […]

KNX – A Brand with Values You Can Trust: Part 1

In Part 1 of this two-part series, Yasmin Hashmi describes to the lay-person what KNX is, what it can do, and why it can be trusted. Over the Christmas period, I have been socialising quite a bit, and when people ask me what I do, I answer that I edit a magazine dedicated to a […]

Year Roundup: KNX Association reviews 2023 and looks forward to 2024

Yasmin Hashmi asks KNX Association’s President, Vice President, CTO and CEO for their highlights of 2023 and pointers of what to look out for in 2024. Franz Kammerl, President, KNX Association Among my highlights of 2023 was the introduction of KNX IoT at both the ISH fair in Frankfurt as one of the most important […]

Spreading the Word: Marketing Tool Kit for KNX Professionals

Casto Cañavate reveals details about the extensive new marketing tool kit that KNX Association has developed for KNX professionals. Although KNX Association deals primarily with professionals, it sees a need to raise awareness about the benefits of smart home and building technology with the general public. As an association of manufacturing companies, and a certifier […]

Market Data: what end-customers are looking for in a smart home with KNX

Yasmin Hashmi looks at data collected by KNX Association about what the priorities of end customers are. Keeping a finger on the pulse of the market is an important part of any trade association’s activities, so it’s good to know that KNX Association has been doing just that. Via its KNX Planning Guide online tool […]

Cost-savings using KNX: backing claims with facts

It’s easy to claim that KNX can help save on energy costs, but Simon Buddle argues that we must be able to back this up with hard data and show a good return on the investment. I was about to ask how you had enjoyed your summer. If it’s anything like the one that I’m […]