Assisted Living: KNX is the ideal technology

Simon Buddle explains how technology can help with the quality of care for the elderly, and why KNX is the ideal backbone. Old age creeps up on the lucky ones. So many tragically die before their time, before they’ve experienced the joys and wonder of a fulfilled life. Wars, famines, or the ravages of climate […]

ISE Show Report Part 2: the KNX stand

Part 2 of this two-part article covers the KNX Association stand at ISE 2024, and what the members exhibiting on it had on offer. In Part 1, we explained KNX Association’s main messages to the pro-AV and systems integration market at ISE 2024. These were KNX IoTech, cyber security and energy management in one ecosystem. […]

Installation: enhance your KNX offering by integrating door intercom

Simon Buddle discusses why systems integrators should consider adding door intercom as part of their KNX offer. If you had to boil an industry down to a single word what would that be for KNX? I would be the first to say that I’m quite robust in terms of not crossing boundaries into other systems, […]

Country Profile: KNX Azerbaijan Userclub

Yasmin Hashmi looks at the KNX market in Azerbaijan and the recent formation of the KNX Azerbaijan Userclub. The Republic of Azerbaijan, nicknamed ‘The Land of Fire’, is part of the South Caucasus region. It is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia (Republic of Dagestan) to the north, Georgia to the northwest, […]

KNX – A Brand with Values You Can Trust: Part 2

In Part 2 of this two-part series, Yasmin Hashmi looks at the KNX approach to reliability, security, the future and the KNX community. In Part 1, I explained to the lay person what KNX is and what it does. I also outlined two of its core values, namely interoperability and backwards compatibility, both of which […]

Case Study: KNX simplifies integration in Hotel Serras Barcelona

David Giménez Rueda describes how the flexibility of KNX allowed the upgrade of a top hotel’s automation system to produce fully-integrated comfort, luxury and energy efficiency that has paid for itself within its first year. Hotel Serras Barcelona is a five-star boutique hotel located in the heart of the magnificent Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, Spain. […]

Annual Review: KNX has all the answers

Simon Buddle looks back over significant developments for KNX in 2023 and forward into 2024, including LED control, RF radiator valves and KNX being embraced by the MDU market. Another year down and possibly time for a little reflection. It is an integral part of the new year along with resolutions, fitness regimes and of […]

Energy Management: making the transition to low-carbon buildings using KNX

Harm Elzinga discusses the energy transition and its challenges, and makes the case for using KNX-based energy management systems reduce our carbon footprints. Given the effects of climate change, the geopolitical situation, the need to reduce our carbon footprint and find more reliable forms of ‘clean’ energy, a complete energy transition has never been more […]