The legacy of KNX

In May 1999 members of the following associations founded KNX Association cvba:

  • EIBA ( European Installation Bus Association)
  • EHSA (European Home Systems Association)
  • BCI (BatiBUS Club International)

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.


  • 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:

  • Technical Board (KTB) This Board is responsible for the approval and evolution of the KNX standard, including the system/test specifications and certification rules.  KTB is the ultimate KNX Technical Decision Body. KTB is also responsible for the transfer of parts of the KNX standard to the appropriate international standardisation committees.
  • Marketing Board (KMB) This Board is responsible for the marketing strategy of the KNX standard, including the communication and promotional activities of KNX Association around the KNX standard. KMB is the ultimate KNX Marketing Decision Body. KMB is also responsible for the activities undertaken in the different markets by the national KNX groups.

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. 


Next to its members, KNX Association has concluded partnership agreements with more than 75.000 partners in more than 164 countries worldwide. The type of partnership depends on the respective target group. You can find an overview of all our Communities here