New Zealand’s three KNX training centres hold regular courses throughout the North and South Islands to help a range of Kiwis become a certified KNX Partner and able to install the worldwide standard for home and commercial building controls. Becoming certified requires a five-day, 30-hour course in which participants learn Read More..
Standards New Zealand adopts systems integration standard SA/SNZ IEC/ISO 14543.3.1-6:2018 (Parts 1-6) Communication layers – Network-based control – the “backbone” of KNX. The ISO/IEC Standard is the most popular in Europe and other parts of the world in fields such as energy efficiency, room automation, lighting controls, shutter and blind Read More..
KNX announces 27 years’ growth has led to the manufacture of their 250 millionth device. Longevity’s key reasons: trustworthiness, inter-operability, and backwards compatibility of all devices. The growth of brand has led to regional technical standardisation in Australasia – the basis of further awareness and expansion towards a goal of Read More..
KNX Group of New Zealand President, Colin Price, shares Where KNX Came From How KNX Fits into Technology What’s in-store for 2018 The “Movement” for Better Homes & Commercial Buildings Colin Price was sold on the idea for KNX in the early 2000s because “well, buildings Read More..
The Solar Decathlon, also often dubbed the Energy Olympics, is a contest which challenges university teams from all around the world to design, build and operate sustainable solar powered homes. The next competition is being held in Dubai in 2018 and the Team of University of Wollongong will start with Read More..
A big thank you to everyone who turned up to the Annual KNX Day held in Christchurch. It was fantastic to talk to so many interested parties, see displays and working examples in action, hear from the experts and see companies recognised for their innovation and hard work at the Read More..
Congratulations to Theben AG who won Best Product for their Dimming Actuator at the 2017 KNX Awards. The Dimming Actuator features load recognition, LED, incandescent, LV, HV Halogen lamps, & energy saving lamps. It can also control fans. In a recent job the consultant, customer and lighting designer were so Read More..
Congratulations to EASE Integration Ltd who won Best Residential Product at the 2017 KNX Awards. The system installed allowed the client to monitor and control lighting, under floor heating, garage doors, and a six zone multi room audio system. Functions such as timers, schedules, scenes and logic driven events provided automated Read More..
KNX rode out across the hilltops of the Motatapu track in the great race of 2017. Twelve of the strongest KNX engineers in the world braved the 49km and 15 icy river crossings to finish in good spirits flying the flag for the world’s only standard in home and building Read More..