New products to look out for

Simon Buddle looks at some of the new products which caught his eye from Light + Building and ISE that were showcased in the UK by distributor Ivory Egg. Light + Building is traditionally where KNX manufacturers show off their new products and this year was no different. With over 150 exhibitors showing KNX technology, […]

Siemens unveils new products and partnerships to advance transformation to sustainable infrastructure at Light + Building 2024

Siemens highlights key opportunities to drive sustainable impact at scale and speed across multiple industries with new products and partnership agreements Showcase identifies the critical role of technology in enabling more sustainable infrastructure Display includes latest additions to Siemens Xcelerator, an open digital business platform to accelerate digital transformation and value creation At Light + […]

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 […]

Energy Management: developing an AI-assisted smart energy manager

Jan Derua describes why Thomas More University of Applied Sciences developed an AI-assisted smart energy manager, and how it was done. Thomas More University of Applied Sciences is the largest university for applied sciences in Flanders, Belgium, and is spread across eight locations. At Campus De Nayer in Sint-Katelijne-Waver, we have courses in Electromechanics, Automotive […]

Cost-savings using KNX: backing claims with facts

It’s easy to claim that KNX can help save on energy costs, but Simon Buddle argues that we must be able to back this up with hard data and show a good return on the investment. I was about to ask how you had enjoyed your summer. If it’s anything like the one that I’m […]

Energy Management: using KNX to manage battery electric vehicle charging

André Hänel discusses the challenges faced by larger electric vehicles when it comes to charging, and why it makes sense to integrate this facility in a wider KNX installation. The use of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) is steadily increasing. In Germany for example, newly-licensed BEVs for the first half of the year in 2023 exceeded […]

ABB showcases smart building technology at Formula E in London

ABB FIA Formula E World Championship returned to London for final two races of the season Charging solutions from ABB help increase UK’s infrastructure ABB smart building technology helps improve city’s energy efficiency Champions were crowned in London last weekend as Season 9 of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship comes to a close […]