ABB releases guide to wiring accessories

ABB has launched a detailed guide to help support those planning a wiring accessories installation. The guide gives suppliers, specifiers and contractors an overview of the processes and considerations that are likely to arise when choosing wiring accessories.

The PDF guide can be downloaded from the ABB low voltage Strategic Industrial Partner (SIP) website ( which provides a wealth of useful information.

The guide provides information and links to products within the ABB wiring accessories range including ABB’s new Concept BS range of switch and switch accessories. The new range features an easy to install, modular design offering flexibility whilst cutting installation time and cost. The range is available in a series of different switch types to form two, three or four gang combinations and one or two-way switch options. This ability to mix and match switch types allows for increased freedom when planning and wiring an installation.

The guide also features ABB’s series of Busch Watchdog passive infra-red (PIR) sensors, designed to offer property owners greater security, lighting efficiency and energy consumption. The infra-red device can be mounted anywhere and their are wireless options available too, saving time in installation and money on expensive wiring.

ABB’s i-bus® KNX intelligent installation system also features. The intelligent installation system enables users to have comprehensive control over their environment. KNX allows an individual to control lighting, window shutters, heating, ventilation, security and energy management from any location within the building. It is also possible to operate and control functions using a remote, mobile phone or via the internet. The KNX is an open-system which means that elements such as lighting, heating and security that were traditionally closed systems can be integrated together, providing improved flexibility and control whilst helping to deliver energy and cost savings.

For information on ABB’s guide to wiring accessories visit For further information on ABB’s wiring accessories range, please email or call 02476 368 500 quoting ref: ‘wiring accessories guide.’

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