RIBA publishes guidance to demystify smart building technology

The Smart Building Overlay to the RIBA Plan of Work will support anyone involved in the design of newbuild, retrofit or refurbishment projects to implement smart building technology. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published its Smart Building Overlay to the RIBA Plan of Work.  Developed with ScanTech Digital, Glider Technology, Kier and Hoare Lea, this free resource will support anyone […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ivory Egg appoints Monika Dove as UK General Manager 

Independent KNX distributor expands its team in preparation for further growth  Ivory Egg, the UK’s premier independent KNX distributor, announces the appointment of Monika Dove as UK General Manager as of 1st January 2024.  Following successful growth, Ivory Egg has its sights firmly set on being the leading independent supplier of intelligent, open-source building technology. […]

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 […]

ProKNX and Future-Shape partner to change the way the care sector works

French company ProKNX and Future-Shape GmbH, based in Southern Germany, are pleased to announce their partnership to bring the Aragon smart speaker and innovative SensFloor® together to create an essential smart technology solution. The two award-winning companies have a long history as specialists in the smart technology sector. The Aragon smart speaker spans the divide […]