Intesis Improves LG VRF to KNX Interface

Intesis has improved the LG VRF to KNX Interface, which enables full control and monitoring of up to 16 or 64 indoor units from any KNX device or system. The interface is compatible with all LG controllers and keeps the KNX system permanently updated with the latest parameters, not only from all the connected indoor […]

ABB Smart Lighting Saves Energy for Sweden’s Smartest School

When students and teachers at Kattegatt high school in Halmstad returned after the summer holidays, it was to a state-of-the-art, newly built school equipped with Sweden’s first brain gym. An automatic control lighting system from ABB helps to make the new school both energy-efficient, safe and comfortable. After many years in older, dilapidated buildings and […]

ABB iBus KNX Technology Achieves Quick Return on Sustainable Energy Investment in Upscale Self-Consumption Community

Until now quick return on investment from sustainable energy has been a challenge. However, project manager, EPZ Elektroplaner, turned to ABB to achieve just that. ABB’s simple to use, flexible, state-of-the-art technology has transformed the landscape by installing a complete energy management system for multiple homes – across all utilities – brought together through an […]

Energy Efficiency: controlling window coverings intelligently using KNX

According to the UN Environment Programme, buildings use about 40% of global energy, so Andy Ellis looks at how controlling window coverings intelligently can help make buildings more energy efficient. The reason for covering a window opening is either to provide privacy or to block light. When we block the passage of sunlight we also […]

Smart Homes, Buildings and Cities: there can be no energy transition without KNX

Yasmin Hashmi provides highlights from the ‘Smart Energy Management with KNX’ panel discussion at the recent Smart Energy Summit, which discusses the importance of KNX in transition from fossil fuel to zero carbon. Managing energy flows in a building has been an area of interest for KNX since its inception. It soon expanded its focus […]

KNX Builds a Pioneering Bridge Between Smart Building and E-mobility

From the photovoltaic system to the charging station to the electric vehicle: intelligent, safe and cost-saving control of charging processes with KNX energy management For the European Commission, electromobility is a crucial pillar on the way to an emission-free economy in 2050. It can make road traffic and transport cleaner and cheaper. But it can […]

KNX Association Focuses on Energy Management at sustainabilityknx.org

From international summits to local community groups, the interest and support for the need to manage our energy use in a more sustainable way is growing. The KNX standard can of course be used to help build a more energy efficient future and the KNX Association has produced a microsite at sustainabilityknx.org to focus on […]