In May 1999 members of the following associations founded KNX Association cvba:
The Association is the owner of the Worldwide STANDARD for Home and Building Control: KNX and also the owner of the KNX trademark logo worldwide. KNX Association is a non-profit-oriented organisation governed by Belgian Law. Members are manufacturers developing devices for several applications for home and building control based on KNX like lighting control, shutter control, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, energy management, metering, monitoring, alarm/intrusion systems, household appliances, audio/video and lots more. Next to manufacturers also service providers (utilities, telecom, ...) can become a member of the KNX Association.
The General Assembly - the highest legal authority of the association, in which all members have a seat - meets at least once a year to approve the activities undertaken and the budget for the coming year. The Executive Board, elected for a 5-year period amongst the members of the General Assembly, is responsible for the association’s strategy, its standard KNX and for the budget proposal.
The Executive Board (KEB) is assisted by 2 permanent boards:
The Technical as well as Marketing Board is assisted by several Working Groups (WG) and Task Forces (TF) in which all shareholders can take part on the further developing and promotion of KNX standard. An overview of all active groups you can find here.
Next to its members, KNX Association has concluded partnership agreements with more than 38.000 partners in more than 120 countries worldwide. The type of partnership depends on the respective target group. The following partnerships with KNX Association exist:
|Representatives of the KNX members in the respective countries|
|Electrical contractors having acquired a KNX certificate|
|Information exchange platform for experienced KNX system integrators|
|Certified KNX training institutions|
|Universities and technical institutes active in KNX research|
|KNX-friendly associations and organisations|
|Test Laboratories that that carry out the software testing of a KNX device.|