EN 50090-1:2011

Home and Building Electronic Systems (HBES) - Part 1: Standardization structure EN 50090-1:2011

Publication date:   Mar 19, 2011

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Oct 4, 2023


CLC/TC 205 Home and Building Electronic Systems (HBES)

European Norm

97.120   Automatic controls for household use



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This European Standard concentrates on control applications for Home and Building HBES Open Communication System and covers any combination of electronic devices linked via a digital transmission network. Home and Building Electronic System as provided by the HBES Open Communication System is a specialized form of automated, decentralised and distributed process control, dedicated to the needs of home and building applications.
The EN 50090 series concentrates on HBES Open Communication System Class 1 and includes a specification for a communication network for Home and Building for example for the control of lighting, heating, food preparation, washing, energy management, water control, fire alarms, blinds control, different forms of security control, etc.
This European Standard gives an overview of the features of the HBES Open Communication System and provides the reader with references to the different parts of EN 50090 series.
This European Standard is used as a product family standard. It is not intended to be used as a stand-alone standard.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard


Directive 2006/95/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the harmonisation of the laws of Member States relating to electrical equipment designed for use within certain voltage limits (codified version)


Life cycle


EN 50090-2-1:1994


EN 50090-1:2011
90.93 Standard confirmed
Oct 4, 2023