Homes and Buildings
Homes and Buildings is one of the dynamic program areas of Frost and Sullivan's Energy and Environment business unit. Over past few years Homes and Buildings industry has seen rapid changes due to the Mega Trends across the industry, creating disruptions in the existing opportunities and at the same time creating new ones. High-level penetration of transformation technologies, such as IoT, Big Data and Analytics and Cloud Networking, in the Homes and Buildings industry will change the market dynamics of the industry as it reduces the operating and infrastructure cost and improves financial optimization of buildings. Homes and Buildings' research team constantly track those transformational technologies as it drives business transformation and enable clients to improve business value. Our research team provides global industry analysis, custom consulting, growth consulting (strategy consulting), market research, market forecasts, and insights into emerging technologies. Homes and Buildings program area covers:
- Home Energy Management Systems
- Building Energy Management Systems
- Home Automation Systems
- Building Automation Systems
- Lighting (LED lighting, lighting Controls and lighting management systems, emergency lighting, and light as a service)
- Connected Homes
- Low-Voltage Power Distribution (Low-voltage switchgear and DC power distribution)
- Fire & Safety
- Electronic Security Systems (Video surveillance, Access controls, Intruder alarms)
- Facility Management Systems
- Building Management Systems
- Smart Buildings
28 Mar 2019  |  Europe
Strong Growth and Broad Opportunities in Europe’s Highest Potential FM Market
The overall addressable FM market in Germany is the biggest in Europe, although the actual market revenue is underdeveloped due to a high reliance on in-house services in many industrial sectors. As FM awareness increases and outsourcing becomes more widely accepted, the situation is changing, and the growth in Germany will be among the highest in ...
21 Mar 2019  |  Asia Pacific
Increase in Health Expenditure and the Drive Toward Operational Efficiency Present Growth Opportunities for the FM Industry
As hospitals look to improve operational efficiency in the provision of services, digital solutions become vital in delivering facilities management (FM) solutions. In addition, as hospitals look for more environmentally viable solutions, FM providers become an important part of energy- and environmentally-efficient management of hospitals. Increa...
10 Jan 2019  |  Global
Brand Agnostic Software Solutions will Adopt a Data-driven Approach in Creating Intelligent Lighting Environments
Lighting controls have transitioned from being simple devices that are used to control (turn on and turn off or dim) lighting appliances to being critical components of smart buildings. The advent of sensors and innovations in LED lighting has hastened developments within the lighting controls market. Apart from conventional benefits such as energy...
28 Dec 2018  |  North America
Non-vapor Compression, LGWP Refrigerant Technologies, and a Reduced Carbon Footprint are Overarching Trends for the Future
The technologies under evaluation fall into the following broad categories: advanced vapor compression, advanced heat exchangers, emerging non-vapor compression, and integration of energy storage and air conditioning. Within these broad categories, multiple technologies under development have been analyzed. Some of the over-arching themes across th...
18 Sep 2018  |  Global
LaaS is Set to Alter the LED Lighting Business Model; Human-centric Lighting Applications Will Drive the LED Market by 2024
The global LED lighting market is highly competitive and is driven by the demand for energy-efficient lighting, advanced lighting control, reduced prices and increasing awareness on the potential health benefits to human beings. LED manufacturers are adopting new business models to combat the drastic fall in prices of LED light sources. The global ...
11 Sep 2018  |  Europe
Service Innovation and Contract Integration to Drive Growth and Industry Transformation
The facility management (FM) market in the Nordic region is one of the most advanced in the world, but it's also one of the most mature and revenue growth is becoming hard to find. Companies need to innovate around technology, new business models, emerging value propositions, and creative new service offerings to find ways to deliver profitable an...
31 Aug 2018  |  North America
Adopting a Traditional Approach Rather than a Collaborative Approach to Project Management is the Main Reason for Sub-par Project Efficiency
This research service offers in-depth understanding of the practices, challenges, process influencers, and opportunities pertaining to intelligent building (IB) design and implementation. The concept of IBDI processes was examined from the perspectives of building owners, occupants, vendors, service providers, and industry associations. It was foun...
09 Aug 2018  |  Global
Connected Street Lighting to Create a ‘Multi Service Platform’ for Smart City Applications
Upgrading public street lights to LED lights alone is not enough to achieve desirable energy savings. Therefore networked, adaptive street lighting solutions have emerged as a leading smart city application. Although replacing existing street lights with LED lamps could cut down cities' electricity costs by 50%, networking these LEDs can deliver ad...
09 Jul 2018  |  Global
Software is Transforming the Industry, Where More than 60% of Start-ups Provide Software-based Solutions, Optimising Building Performance
The homes and buildings (H&B) industry continues to evolve, driven by transformational technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics, cloud, artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and edge intelligence. These technologies are significantly impacting the connected homes, LED lighting, building energy management, and demand respons...
03 Jul 2018  |  Asia Pacific
Cost Efficiency, Standardization, Long-term Partnerships and Technology Adoption are Key Trends
The Asia-Pacific integrated facilities management (IFM) market is witnessing stable growth, primarily supported by rapid growth and development of facilities management (FM) in developing markets, but offset by lower growth in mature markets. High construction activity and booming end-user sectors, coupled with the growing outsourcing culture and a...