ON World Predicts Wireless Smart Energy Markets to Reach US$20 Billion by 2018

Energy savings for smart homes, buildings and cities will soon be a multi-billion market, driven by Smart Grid initiatives and consumer targeted wireless Smart Energy innovations, according to the latest research by ON World. Enabled by wireless sensor network technologies combined with cloud software and smart mobile devices, Smart Energy solutions have emerged for utilities, […]

dakanimo GmbH Joins the KNX Association

Founded in 2014, dakanimo GmbH develops high-end design objects in the KNX technology field for smart homes. The portfolio is aimed at people, which demand the highest standards of their environment’s design without giving up any functionality. Developed and produced in Germany, the products stand for the belief that a high standard of aesthetics and […]

My KNX Store Offers GIRA Training in Gateshead, UK on 8 May 2014

My KNX Store will be holding its first training course at its premises in Gateshead, UK on May 8th 2014. The course will be a great opportunity to learn more about GIRA, KNX and door communication technology. Course Title: Gira Door Communication Training Course Date: May 8th Time: 11.45am – 3pm Location: MyKNXStore, Gateshead, NE11 […]

Solutions: HVAC – We Need a Holistic Approach

By Mark Warburton, Ivory Egg. It seems a bit odd writing about heating systems at the start of spring, but unfortunately, the specification of control systems doesn’t follow a seasonal pattern. In fact it is probably a good time to reflect on the last few months, as it has been a very odd winter in […]

Best Practice: Project Files and Ownership

By Simon Buddle, KNXtoday. I’ve spent many years working in the AV and control systems industry, and for a number of those years I had my head buried deep in a laptop with noughts and ones flying past my ears all day. Ah those halcyon days, donning the wizard’s hat and entering the dark and […]

Business: KNX Project Management

By Jesús Arias García, KNXin. System integration based on KNX is an art, and, like any art, far from being chaotic or random, it needs a considerable investment in organising, planning, learning and acquiring experience. In a nutshell, the KNX Association looks after the standard, KNX Members (manufacturers) deliver a portfolio of KNX products that […]

Dr KNX: ETS4 User Interface Questions

By Dr KNX. Dear KNXers, I am sure that by now you have heard the news about the forthcoming new-generation ETS5 software. Well this is not planned to be available until October 2014. In the meantime, many of you are still getting to know ETS4, so this month I will deal with a number of […]

Show Report: Highlights from Light + Building 2014

By Yasmin Hashmi, KNXtoday.  This year’s Light + Building took place between 30 March – 4 April, had a record 2458 exhibitors and attracted a record 211,500 trade visitors from 161 countries, with nearly half coming from outside Germany. Admittedly, a lot of the exhibition space at Light+Building is dedicated to electrical equipment and decorative […]

Show Report: Five Things Learnt from Light+Building 2014

By Duncan Greene and Chris Topham, Abtec Building Technologies. This year, there were two good reasons for us attending Light+Buidling: the KNX TOP Event in which we participated as a KNX Award Nominee; and to see as much building automation technology on the show floor as we could. Here is our roundup of the five […]