KNX - The Ultimate Beginner's Guide for Building Automation

Learn the basics of building automation and how save energy with KNX
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  • Lectures 19
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2015 English

Course Description

Learn the basic concepts, tools, installation, operation and configuration of KNX and how you will become a KNX partner. Create building automation with KNX.

Build a strong foundation in KNX and building automation with this tutorial for beginners.

Recognize KNX componenets

Install a KNX system

Operate and configurate a KNX system

Learn how to become a KNX partner

A Powerful Flexible World Standard for Building Automation

Learning the fundamentals of KNX puts a powerful and very useful, flexible tool at your fingertips. KNX is easy to learn, has excellent documentation from the product manufacturers and is the the Worldwide STANDARD for Home and Building Control.

Projects with KNX is like a lego game. KNX give you the ability to extend and to modify any time your installation.

Content and Overview

Through this course of 20 lectures and 120 minutes of content, you'll learn all of the KNX fundamentals and establish a strong understanding of the building automation with KNX concept. Each chapter sums it up with quizes, putting your new learned skills into theoritical use immediately.

We are going to start with a small glimpse of the history of KNX, and then we will go deep into KNX. We will explain what is KNX, KNX components, installation, operation and configuration.

Later on, we will examine KNX application examples, see its benefits and learn how we can save on energy. Finally we will show you how someone who is interested can become a KNX partner.

Completing the course, you'll be able to understand how a KNX system works and you will decide whether you wish to become a partner of the amazing world of KNX, taking the exam of KNX certification.

What are the requirements?

  • All you need is to interested in discovering the amazing word of KNX

What am I going to get from this course?

  • know what is building automation and what is KNX
  • choose KNX components
  • install a basic KNX system
  • operate and configurate a KNX system
  • propose KNX applications
  • suggest basic KNX solutions for energy savings

Who is the target audience?

  • Engineering students
  • Engineers
  • Maintance Engineers
  • Architects - Decorators
  • Designers - Specifiers
  • Software students
  • KNX partners
  • Technologists
  • Technicians

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to Building Automation
Biographical information and objectives of the course
What is building automation and building protocols
Section 2: KNX history and KNX association
KNX history and KNX association
KNX history
2 questions
Section 3: What is KNX
Conventional installation
Bus installation
KNX building functions
Bus and conventional installation
2 questions
Building functions
1 question
Section 4: KNX components
Sensors, actuators and software
2 questions
Section 5: KNX installation
Twisted pair installation
KNX topology
KNX topology
6 questions
Section 6: KNX operation and configuration
How to configure
Practical examples
Operation and configuration
2 questions
Section 7: KNX application examples
KNX in home
KNX in offices and hotels
Section 8: Why KNX?
Why KNX is green and benefits of KNX
Energy savings
Section 9: Cost estimation
Planning and execution stage
Real example
Section 10: Trainings
ETS5 certification
Section 11: Summary of the course
Summary and conclusions

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Instructor Biography

Building Automation e-training Institute is a Italian based company that offers an ever growing range of high quality eLearning solutions that teach using studio quality narrated videos backed-up with practical hands-on examples and many practical exercises. The emphasis is on teaching real life solutions that are essential in today's building automations for energy saving. All Building Automation e-training Institute courses are taught by experts who have a true passion for teaching and a deep experience and deep expertise in KNX.

Experience with project design, development & commissioning. Experience with product & application technical support, training & consulting services and international training.

Experience with integration KNX with BACnet, ZigBee, Enocean standars

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