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KNX Association Newsletter - March 2009





1. Status of the International Standardisation

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The EN 50090-2-3 ‘General functional safety requirements for products intended to be integrated in Home and Building Electronic Systems’ was approved at ISO/IEC level as ISO/IEC 14762.   

For more information see: www.knx.org/knx-en/knx-standard/standardisation/index.php


2. News from KNX Standard

News from KNX Standard

Version 2.0 of the KNX Specifications is nearing completion. KNX Members have the possibility to already access the updated documents via their KNX FTP Server account (section KNX System Extensions/Updated Documents).   

For more information contact:


3. New Members, Training Centres, Scientific Partners, National Groups

New Members, Training Centres, Scientific Partners, National Groups

  New members:

For more information see the worldwide list of KNX Manufacturers: http://www.knx.org/

KNX Partners

14.312 KNX Partners in 83 countries:   

KNX Association is really proud to announce that the KNX Community of installers, i.e. the KNX Partners, has increased more than 20% in one year and - what is more important - these partners come from 83 countries worldwide. This is yet another step towards establishing of KNX as the Worldwide Standard for Home and Building Control. The KNX community is growing on a daily basis: Be part of it!    

For more information see the worldwide KNX Partner List http://www.knx.org/knx-en/community/partners/list/list.php

Training Centre

 New Training Centre:

For more information see the worldwide list of Training Centres: http://www.knx.org/knx-en/knx-partners/training-centres/list/index.php

Scientific Partners

 New Scientific Partners:

For more information see the worldwide list of Scientific Partners: http://www.knx.org/knx-en/community/scientific-partners/list/index.php

Associated Partner

 New Associated Partner:

For more information see the worldwide list of Associated Partners: http://www.knx.org/knx-en/community/associated-partners/list/index.php


4. KNX Smart Metering

KNX Smart Metering

  The following flyer / brochure is now available:

  • Smart Metering with KNX   

It has been abundantly and scientifically prove that KNX is your best choice when it comes to making responsible use of energy resources, not only for electricity but also for heat, water and fossil fuels such as oil and gas. Numerous KNX components are already on offer today... If you are interested, please:

Moreover translated versions of the following flyers are now available :


5. KNX Journal 1/2009

KNX Journal 1/2009

The new edition of the KNX Journal will be sent out to 45.000 customers in 83 countries in the course of March. Highlights of this Journal edition are:

  • Smart Metering with KNX
  • KNX & M-Bus
  • Market Survey on Bus Technology
  • Energy Awareness
  • KNX Tools
  • Scientific Award 2008
  • KNX in South Africa

For more information see: www.knx.org/knx-en/news-press/knx-journal/index.php


6. New Press Releases

New Press Releases

Four new press releases are available:

  • KNX Continues its Global Success Story - Daikin (Japan) Becomes the 150th KNX Member
  • Cedia Joins Forces with KNX
  • Audio and Video in Home Automation

For more information see: www.knx.org/knx-en/news-press/press-room/index.php


7. KNX at ISH 2009

KNX at ISH 2009

KNX Association would like to invite you to visit our booth at ISH 2009 fair in Frankfurt (Germany) from 10 th till 14 th of March 2009 -> Hall 10.2 / Stand 15A   The main topics of our ISH presentation are (see attachment):

  • Energy Efficiency with KNX
  • Smart Metering with KNX

Furthermore KNX will be well presented during the fair:

  • With the Map Guide showing all KNX members at ISH 2009
  • With KNX stickers at the Frankfurt Main Station
  • With promotion stand at the “Via Mobile”

See you at ISH 2009! For more information, see:


8. New KNX Training Documentation

New KNX Training Documentation

The updated Basic/Tutor Course Documentation as well as the new Advanced Course Documentation is now available. Prices have been significantly reduced to encourage installers and non-certified KNX training centres to purchase the KNX training documentation. The Basic Course Documentation (with successful concluding exam) is the basis for KNX Partnership. These courses are organised by more than 120 Certified KNX Training Centres around the world.     

For more information see http://www.knx.org/knx-en/news-press/publications/books/index.php


9. KNX Website

 KNX Website

12 national groups now present all KNX information (on e.g. the KNX System, Standard, Partners, Tools, News, etc.) in their local languages. Besides the ones added last year; the website from KNX China, Croatia and Austria are now online.   

For more information see: www.knx.org


10. New KNX Presentation

New KNX Presentation

KNX: The Worldwide STANDARD for Home and Building Control Do you know the history of KNX or to which international Standard it complies? Or maybe you are interested to learn more about the main advantages of KNX or be informed about the market relevance of KNX worldwide? If so, download the updated general presentation on KNX   For more information see here


11. New KNX Animation

New KNX Animation

A new KNX animation: the worldwide STANDARD for home and building control is available in several languages:

  • German
  • Croatian
  • English
  • Finish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • Swedish
  • Spanish

Download it here:   http://www.knx.org/knx-en/downloads-support/downloads/index.php / (Various >> animations)


12. KNX Training Centres Conference 2009

KNX Training Centres Conference 2009

 This year‘s Annual Conference for Training Centres will be held at  Siemens Regensburg (Germany)  on 16th June 2009. You are kindly invited.   

For more information see: http://www.knx.org/knx-en/community/training-centres/tc-conferences/index.php  


13. KNX at Fairs & Conferences

KNX at Fairs & Conferences
  • ISH 2009 (Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 10.03.2009 - 14.03.2009, link)
  • CEDeib´2009 (Cádiz, Spain, 12.03.2009 - 14.03.2009, link)
  • Powerdays (salzburg, Austria, 18.03.2009 - 20.03.2009)
  • ELTEFA2009 (Stuttgart, Germany, 25.03.2009 - 27.03.2009, link)
  • Powerdays (Vienna, Austria, 31.03.2009 - 02.04.2009)
  • ElcomUkraine (Kiev, Ukraine, 06.04.2009 - 09.04.2009, http://www.elcom-ukraine.com/)
  • Decorex (Cape Town, South Africa, 24.04.2009 - 27.04.2009, link)
  • Elfack 2009 (Gotherburg, Sweden, 04.05.2009 - 08.05.2008, link)
  • LivingLuce (Milan, Italy, 26.05.2009 - 30.05.2009, link )
  • Conference for Training Centres (Regensburg, Germany, 16.06.2009, link)
  • Ineltec (Basel, Switzerland, 01.09.2008 - 04-09.2009, www.ineltec.ch)
  • Elektrotechnik 2009 (Dortmund, Germany, 02.09.2009 - 05.09.2009, link)
  • IFA2009 (Berlin, Germany, 04.09.2009 - 09.09.2009, link)
  • ECL2009 (Brussels, Belgium, 23.09.2008 - 24.09.2009, link)
  • EFA2009 (Leipzig, Germany, 28.09.2009 - 30.09.2009, link)
  • KNX National Group Conference (Lisbon, Portugal, 04.11.2009 - 05.11.2009, link)
  • HI-TECH BUILDING 2009 (Moscow, Russia, 08.12.2009 - 10.12.2009,http://www.hitechbuilding.ru)

For more information see http://www.knx.org/knx-en/news-press/events-fairs/index.php


14. ETS Manufacturer Tool

ETS Manufacturer Tool

KNX Association has released an update of KNX ETS3 manufacturer tool (workspace), version 3.0.5044.19743 for ETS3.0f (build 990).

  1. Please inform your development departments about this update.
  2. Via ftp.knx.org (KNX FTP server) the update can be downloaded. Please follow the “ReadMe.mht” instructions in the root folder. A summary of the major changes (release notes) is included as PDF file the setup folder.
  3. The necessary (company) login credentials to access the KNX FTP serverwere given to you (by email) on buying your first manufacturer tool. If not known anymore please contact sales(at)knx.org

Note: You must have a valid license to run the manufacturer tool workspace.   For more information see: http://www.knx.org/knx-en/software/manufacturer-tool/description/index.php


For any additional information, please do not hesitate to contact me (heinz.lux(at)knx.org).

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