5 categories have been established for the KNX Partner Ranking System:
|Condensed Practical Basic||30|
|Condensed Practical Advanced||15|
|HVAC Specialist course||15|
|KNX Refresher course||10||10 credits can be gained when attending the one-day “KNX refresher course”. 2 credits are lost every year. If you attend a second refresher course within 5 years, you simply top up your credits to 10.|
|KNX Webinars||3-9||3 credits per webinar (Max. 9 credits). 3 credits will expire every year.|
|ETS Lite||10||ETS5 Lite or ETS6 Lite|
|KNX ETS App||2-20||Two credits per KNX ETS App. Max. 20 credits to gain. Member Apps are not taken into account.|
|ETS x Professional||30||ETS4 Professional, ETS5 Professional or ETS6 Professional|
|Always the latest professional software generation||30||This means that if the KNX partner has an ETS6 Professional license, he/she gains 60 credits instead of 30 credits (30+30).|
Note (1): one license per account is counted, except for KNX ETS Apps
|Visiting KNX fair||5-15||
Only when fair voucher is used, credits are gained.
|Survey KNX partners||5||Participation in random surveys sent by KNX Association International (not the satisfaction survey sent right after each KNX certified course)|
|3 credits per selected newsletter in the MyKNX account (Max. 20 credits)|
|Update your partner profile||20||Only via your MyKNX account (menu: Account - Applications - Update your partner profile)|
|Partner in National Group or Userclub||50||If the KNX partner is also a partner (*) of a KNX National group or Userclub of his country, then he/she can gain an additional 50 credits. Contact your National Group or Userclub and make sure that the responsible person adds you to their National Group or Userclub.|
* Not applicable to KNX manufacturers. The score is only calculated if you have the partner functionality and if there is a course in your account.
A KNX partner has the possibility to promote a KNX project on the KNX partner website in order to attract potential end customers by uploading the KNX projects on the KNX project platform. Click here for more information on this topic.
|Upload KNX project||10 to 40||10 credits per uploaded KNX project. Upload as many projects as you like, but only 4 uploaded projects will give you credits. This means that if you upload 4 projects, you will be assigned the maximum amount of possible credits, in this case 40|
|Quality of your best KNX project selected in your MyKNX 'Update Partner profile' page||10 or 30||30 credits are assigned if the KNX project exceeds the minimum qualification threshold set by KNX (this threshold is internal and not communicated).|
|Nominee for the KNX Awards (as of 2010)||10||10 credits are assigned if you state that your project was also handed in for the KNX awards, and you become a nominee. Your projects will be judged on the following elements (click here).|
|Award winner (as of 2010)||20||20 credits are assigned if you state that your project was also handed in for the KNX awards, and you become the award winner. Your projects will be judged on the following elements (click here).|
After having uploaded the project on the KNX project platform, the KNX partner will have the option to enter the email address of the end customer (home/building owner) to request his/her feedback. If feedback is given, more credits can be gained.
|Questions to customer (home/building owner)||Credits|
|How do you rate the overall quality of the project?||20|
|How would you rate the KNX qualification of the KNX installer?||20|
|What was your overall satisfaction with the KNX installer?||15|
|Would you recommend this KNX partner to other house/building owners?||15|
|Have you received, filled out and signed the checklists before starting the project and after hand-over of the project?||10|
|Have you received the necessary instructions/training for the correct use and management of your KNX installation?||10|
|Have you received the ETS KNX project file from the KNX installer? This ETS project file might be required in case modifications are needed to the installation.||10|