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 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific
Increase in Manpower Costs Spurs Transformational Growth Strategies of FM Companies in Securing New Contracts
This study provides an update to a similar study published in 2020. Since 2019, the cost of FM services in Singapore has increased. In 2021, FM vendors anticipate higher inflation rates for all services. Manpower cost is the main reason for price increase in FM services in 2020. For cleaning and security services, the increase in manpower costs is...
23 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific
Innovation Culture in Business Models and Strategic Partnerships to Push Solar Projects Amidst Challenging Times
The study covers a macro assessment, market segmentation and sizing, assessment of competitors, value chain analysis, and growth opportunities for rooftop solar photovoltaic installations for residential and non-residential (defined as business-to-business [B2B]) buildings in Thailand. Commercial and industrial building segments are the most attra...
16 Jun 2021  |  North America
Post-Pandemic Strategies Focus on Industry Convergence that Offers Building Owners Energy Efficiency and Cost Reduction
This research service analyzes the North American energy saving and performance contracting (ESPC) market. The ESPC market covers services such as energy audits; design and engineering; assistance in finance, equipment bidding, and acquisition; installation and commissioning; measurement and verification (M&V); and personnel training. Frost & Sul...
11 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific
Acknowledgment of Transformative Trends, Particularly Those Pertaining to Technology Adoption, will be Key to Service Providers’ Advancement in the Region
The Southeast Asian (SEA) integrated facilities management (IFM) market is in the development stage of the growth life cycle, primarily supported by narrowing expectation gaps between IFM providers and end users, greater demand for energy efficiency, and regulatory support. Growth is also driven by the emergence of service providers that offer spec...
09 Jun 2021  |  Asia Pacific
Platform Approach Critical to Expand Benefits and Applications for Future Growth Potential in a Challenging Environment
Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) are highly urbanized markets with large infrastructure expenditure by governments and high uptake of collaboration solutions in the construction industry. However, the use of cognitive solutions and the “innovate to zero” concept (for example, zero defects, emails, and emissions) are still nascent. Beyond cloud c...
19 Apr 2021  |  North America
Digital and Outcome-linked Service Innovations to Power the Global Homes and Buildings Industry, Outlook 2021
Future Growth Potential Driven by Resilient and Sustainable Business Models
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every sector and has forced various industries to undergo business transformation initiatives to adapt to the new normal environment. The Homes and Buildings (H&B) industry is no exception and is expected to face an acute recovery challenge both from the supply and demand side of the industry in 2021. As ho...
17 Mar 2021  |  Europe
Renewed Outsourcing and Technical Services to Drive Recovery of the German Facility Management Market, Forecast to 2025
Growth Opportunities to Prepare Participants for Success After the Pandemic
Germany is the second-largest market for FM in Europe (after the UK) and is one of the fastest growing markets. It will present strong opportunities to incumbent suppliers, as well as attract new entrants from outside the country. The German FM market has the highest potential among all European markets but is underpenetrated due to high reliance o...
15 Mar 2021  |  Europe
Future Growth Potential Energized by Innovative Business Models and Sustainability-driven Value-added Offerings
This research explores growth opportunities in the European home automation systems market and the possibility of the European Renovation Wave strategy accelerating the demand for such products. The research analyses key drivers and restraints that influence market growth, key country-level trends and market measurements, competitive landscape, and...
04 Feb 2021  |  Global
Growth Strategies Fueled by Accelerated Integration of Health, Safety, and Security Features in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The global building automation market has been experiencing an upswing during the last few years driven by increasing awareness about building optimization, energy efficiency, smart and green advancements, and the rise of smart city initiatives. The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, however, has both accelerated the need for building automation systems and c...
22 Jan 2021  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
The Shift from Price to Value-based Bundled Contracts Drive Growth Opportunities
Facility management (FM) is gaining traction in the GCC, as more end users have begun to appreciate the impact FM has on the bottom line; energy management is now being incorporated into FM Contracts. Besides, the use of sophisticated assets means that they will require higher quality and standards of asset management. With mega events, such as t...