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
23 Jan 2018  |  Europe
Collaboration amongst OEMs, Distributed Energy Providers, and Governments is Critical for Implementing the DC Infrastructure
With the rising penetration of energy-consuming native direct current (DC) loads in commercial and residential applications, and the increasing focus on the adoption of energy-efficient systems to fulfil ambitious national goals, the debate over the relative merits of AC- versus DC- based systems has intensified. Whilst the DC power distribution ma...
05 Jan 2018  |  North America
Digitalization, Analytics, Smart Assets, and Materials Key Toward Smart Construction
Digital transformation journey has to be adopted in order to stay competitive. The building and construction industry productivity in general is largely left behind, compared to other industries, due to the slow digital transformation movement. Poor planning, lack of automation, insufficient communication, inadequate risk management, and unsophisti...
21 Dec 2017  |  Global
Energy Efficiency Initiatives and Converging Technologies will Establish Mass Adoption of BAS solutions
The global building automation systems (BAS) market is poised for healthy growth in the next five years. The key driving factors are growing use of internet of things (IoT) technology, the rising popularity of LED lights for utilization of energy efficiently, increased reliance on wireless technology, and concern for overall energy consumption in b...
01 Dec 2017  |  Africa
Analysis of Egypt’s Key Infrastructure Projects
The Egyptian economy has witnessed a significant GDP growth increasing from 2.1% in 2012/13 to 4.2% in 2014/15 due to improving political conditions and introduction of heavy energy subsidies for the development of energy intensive industries. According to the Ministry of Finance, the 2016-2017 budget estimates a total expenditure of $98.4 billion ...
24 Nov 2017  |  Asia Pacific
Increasing Adoption of DHC Creates Abundant Opportunities for Growth
District heating and cooling is not a new concept, but this technology is gaining traction in Asia in the current era of urbanization, energy insecurity, and climate change mitigation. The study period is 2014–2021, with the base year as 2016, and forecast period as 2017 to 2021. This research covers East Asia (Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan) and...
27 Oct 2017  |  Europe
A New Era of Opportunity Driven by Service Integration, Energy Management, Business Productivity, Smart Technology, and Internationalisation
The integrated facility management (IFM) market in Europe is the fastest growing segment of the overall facility management (FM) industry. It is growing at the expense of the single service and bundled service segments. Currently, integrated facility management is going through a state of transformation, which is driven by technology innovation, ne...
28 Sep 2017  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Market transforming from vertical transportation to mobility solutions
There is shortage of nearly 20 million homes in India. Demand in < INR 1.5 Mn is 1.98 mn units by 2020; Demand in INR 1.5-7.0 Mn price category is 1.5 mn units and accounts for 63% of the total housing supply. Expect many developers to launch affordable homes in addition to targeting middle income and affluent population in India. Coupled with th...
25 Sep 2017  |  Global
Africa is a net importer of tiles. Asia’s production surplus offers strong export potential; GCC can trade through and to Asia
The tiles market in the GCC is one of the most dynamic in the world in terms of the kind of demand it generates. There is high demand for both high quality-high priced tiles and at the same time there is demand for economical and cost effective products.The tiles market in the GCC is currently in the growth stage of the life cycle and is it not exp...
20 Sep 2017  |  North America
LED Technology and Connected Lighting will be the Primary Pillars of the Market by 2023
The North American lighting equipment market is currently in the growth stage and is expected to witness healthy growth between 2016 and 2023. High rate of growth in the LED technology landscape is also tempered by falling revenue in Non-LED applications and falling prices of LED products. Operational cost savings achieved through adoption of energ...
06 Sep 2017  |  Europe
Voice-over-tech will Drive this Comfort-driven Market to New Heights
In the past couple of years, products and services associated with home automation and smart and connected homes have changed the consumer perception on technological innovations. Homes are no longer simply a place for eating, sleeping, and relaxing. Rather, they are being remodelled everyday into a connected and personalised ecosystem of services....