Shanghai Hongqiao Airport
The jury selected the KNX installation at Shanghai Hongqiao Airport, China as a winning project. The size of the airport – 300,000 m² and 40 million passengers annually – gives a good idea of just how big this project was. It was realised by the company Shanghai Longchuang Control Automation System Co., Ltd., who impressed the jury with their demand-oriented – and hence highly energy-efficient – lighting control system for the airport’s 6,000 lighting circuits. The focus was on ensuring optimal lighting conditions at all times of day, which the KNX building control components do by controlling the lights according to the amount of available daylight, flight schedules, and other key lighting-relevant criteria.