The EMDC sensor monitors illumination, motion, and space utilization

With the introduction of the new EnOcean EMDC motion and activity sensor family, users can now monitor room occupancy, light levels, and people’s activities seamlessly through a single self-powered sensor. This breakthrough marks a significant advancement in smart building technology. This latest innovation will make an appearance at the EnOcean booth at Light & Building […]

Retrofits for Energy-Efficient Buildings are easy to achieve with EnOcean technology

The European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) mandates the modernization of a large number of buildings within a relatively short timeframe. However, implementing traditional structural improvements like insulation or extensive renovations is challenging. In this context, enhancing, or retrofitting building automation systems proves to be the only reasonable option for meeting legal requirements. In […]

PTM 216B is ideal for buildings with high ceilings

Revolutionary Energy Harvesting In a groundbreaking move toward energy-efficient lighting control, EnOcean introduces the second generation of its Bluetooth® switch module. This module, the PTM 216B, is a successor to the pioneering PTM 215B. It gives customers the possibility to address even more applications thanks to the latest generation kinetic harvester ECO 260. The combination […]

Am 1. Januar 2024 trat das neue Gebäudeenergiegesetz (GEG 2024) in Kraft, das bedeutende Veränderungen und verschärfte Richtlinien für die Gebäudeautomation mit sich bringt. Die EU betrachtet Gebäude als Hauptverursacher von 36% der CO2-Emissionen und setzt klare Ziele: Bis 2030 sollen die Emissionen um 55% im Vergleich zu 1990 reduziert werden. Das GEG 2024 fungiert […]

The rapid evolution of the Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way we live and work. It offers businesses opportunities to become more efficient, productive, and environmentally responsible. Buildings play a significant role in global CO2 emissions. IoT technology is the key to reducing their carbon footprint. One of the most promising features of […]

Heating is more than just a comfort; it’s a necessity, especially when the temperature dips. However, the way we approach heating can have significant implications for our energy consumption and sustainability goals. In most homes, the heating is ideally turned down during the daytime when family members are away, and the windows are only opened […]

Imagine yourself in the following scenario: You’re walking through the empty office building of your company in the evening, everybody has already gone home. However, most of the offices are still lit and you can hear the air con running while in some rooms the heating is turned on. You can even see most of […]

What is a smart building?

For thousands of years, humanity has built and lived in non-“smart” buildings, and it worked well throughout history. So why do we need to switch to smart buildings now, and what does that mean? Make buildings smart for an ecological transition Firstly, there is the issue of climate change and the urgent need to stop […]

smart building technologies

Building sustainability has become a major priority for leading companies across the globe, and smart building technologies are playing a key role in delivering timely carbon-neutral and sustainability strategies. Buildings are responsible for about 40% of global CO2 emissions, and with the urgent need to meet United Nations climate goals, it’s necessary to make them […]

self-powered sensors for Industry 4.0 and IIoT

Sensors are a crucial component of industrial production, providing vital data for quality control, process monitoring, and automation. With the increasing digitization of industries, the scope of sensor applications has grown exponentially. Additionally, sustainability has become a driving force for Industry 4.0 projects and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), EnOcean’s wireless and self-powered sensors […]

Flexible Working Models on the Rise

The way we work is changing, and it looks like we’re on the brink of a major transformation. This development is undoubtedly another aspect of the social change that accompanies digitization. More and more people prefer flexible working models. Especially the digitization of office space is playing a major role in facilitating this change, making […]

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