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FprEN 14908-6 Edition 11/2022
Open Data Communication in Building Automation, Controls and Building Management - Control Network Protocol - Part 6: Application elements


This document provides mechanisms through which various vendors of building automation, control, and building management systems may exchange information in a standardized way. This document provides specifications for the Application Elements of Control Network Protocol packets as follows: - definitions of standardized packet (network-variable) data types; - definitions of device-interface files; - definitions of standardized configuration-property types; - definitions of standardized enumeration types; - definitions of standardized functional profiles; - definition of the standardized method of file transfer between devices. The purpose of this document is to ensure interoperability between various CNP implementations. This document contains all the information necessary to read and interpret the format of data and control information that is used by EN 14908 5. It also defines the device interface for a device as specified, which is necessary to exchange data between various devices from different manufacturers.


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Technical Committee :
CEN/TC 247 : Building Automation, Controls and Building Management


start of the vote on the project    05/08/2021   date of ratification (dor)    06/10/2022
end of the vote on the project    28/10/2021   date of anouncement (doa)    03/02/2023
start of the vote on the final project    14/07/2022   date of publication (dop)    03/05/2023
end of the vote on the final project    08/09/2022   date of withdrawal (dow)    03/05/2023

Publication Official Journal
of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg


Relations to older standards
ILNAS-EN 14908-6:2014

International Classification for Standards (ICS codes) :

91.140.01 : Installations in buildings in general
97.120 : Automatic controls for household use


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