Lighting control network based on KNX protocol, for the reduction of energy consumption

Omar Chamorro Atalaya, Angel Quesquen-Porras, Dora Arce Santillan

Abstract


This article presents the development of a lighting control network to reduce the energy consumption of a commercial building, using the KNX protocol; because of the high rates of electricity consumption, the same that are reflected in the payment of the electricity supply. For this, the design of the network architecture is carried out, the tree type quality and it has KNX, DALI components and LED luminaires, which are interconnected by means of an Ethernet type BUS; The KNX protocol configuration is then performed using the ETS version 5 software; carries out the implementation of KNX technology, determines the reduction of energy consumption by 82.33%. Likewise, emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), one of the main gases involved in climate change, were reduced by 85%. With these results we obtain economic and environmental benefits; Reason why it is proposed to perform the same procedure for the control of air conditioning systems, since their operation represents 32.8% of the energy consumption of an establishment.

Keywords


Network; Control; Lighting; KNX Protocol; Energy Consumption

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DOI: http://doi.org/10.11591/ijeecs.v19.i3.pp1186-1193

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