KNX Congratulates Winners at WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

In 2015, the Anhembi Park in São Paulo accommodated the “WorldSkills Competition”. The competition of the best international trainees, aged below 23, takes place every two years and is the biggest vocational education and skills excellence event in the world. The Competitors represent the best of their peers and are selected from WorldSkills’ Member countries […]

Theben Offers New KNX Home and Building Control Solutions Brochure

What is KNX? What can it be used for? When does it make sense to use the fieldbus? These and many other questions are answered on 90 pages of the new Theben KNX solutions brochure, which is comprehensive, straight forward and well illustrated. Various practical application examples demonstrate the advantages of a KNX building control […]

EVN-Lichttechnik Joins the KNX Association

EVN-Lichttechnik is a German company, which is active in the field of lighting technology. Its product range consists of various aluminum profiles, LED Strip Lights, LED panels and various light control techniques, etc. Its distribution caters to customers’ needs all over Germany. It offers products via its supplier, Hongkong Sunricher Technology Limited, and out of […]

Case Study: JewelBox – a Sustainable KNX Villa in Switzerland

By Philippe Donnet, Défi Technique. The JewelBox Villa is located in the Geneva Lake region of Switzerland. The homeowner, who was also the main concept architect for the project, wanted to create the most eco-friendly and technologically-advanced house in Switzerland, but without having everything on show. The JewelBox was designed to use active and passive […]

Country Profile: Kuwait

By Yousef B. Almutairi, PAAET. The State of Kuwait is a constitutional emirate with a parliamentary system, situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf. It shares borders with Iraq and Saudi Arabia. As with its neighbouring countries, the State of Kuwait makes most of its wealth through […]

Opinion: Winning Business with KNXoT – The KNX of Things

By Colin Price, Ivory Egg. I write this 35,000 feet above the evolving KNX markets of New Zealand and Australia as I return from a European visit, where ‘IoT’ and ‘mobile everything’ seem to occupy the popular press and trade journals. Amidst this incessant turmoil, we should not lose sight of what KNX has to […]

Solutions: KNX Multiroom and Multiuser Music Systems

By Charlotte Blissett-Griffiths, Ivory Egg (UK) Ltd. The ability to play music around the entire home has been around for a long time, but with KNX being Europe’s most popular protocol and the number of certified installers and consumers continually growing, the call for native KNX music systems is increasing. Why use KNX to Control […]

Trade Talk: Who is Eating the Pie – Electrician or Custom Installer?

By Simon Buddle, Future Ready Homes. The summer is just about done and dusted for another year. The Tour de France yellow jersey is safely back in British hands, football is on the TV, Andy Murray successfully avoided victory at Wimbledon and the sun came out for several hours one day. Things are, it seems, […]

ABB Creates Virtual ‘Better Space Hotel’

Discover the hotel of the future ABB recently launched its new building portal featuring a full range of innovative building technologies that offer customers sustainable solutions and modern design. A special feature of the portal is the interactive Better Space Hotel – a unique, virtual hotel application that customers can use to easily locate ABB […]