A major revolution in urban technology and digitization of services is underway with the emergence of Smart cities. The convergence of technology and competition is bringing intelligence and driving the integration of buildings into the smart city ecosystem and longer term trends such as the Internet of Buildings. Smart buildings hold the key to building futuristic smart cities. Digitally connected intelligent buildings and data analytics will drive innovation from building and energy efficiency to full smart city integration.
Frost & Sullivan’s Homes & Buildings Program Area focuses on the transformational trends shaping the future of the smart buildings market and smart cities market by providing global industry analysis, custom consulting, growth consulting (strategy consulting), market research, market forecasts, and insights into emerging technologies that include:
- Building Automation
- Energy Management
- Energy Harvesting
- Fire & Safety
21 Dec 2020  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa
Technology Strategy Based on AI and Robotics to Deliver More Efficient FM Services
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the global economy, the GCC facilities management (FM) market has been among the lesser impacted industries. This study covers the reasons why and offers the results of Frost & Sullivans extensive engagement survey (in collaboration with MEFMA) of key industry players active in the region. In particular...
07 Dec 2020  |  Global
Global Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB) Promise New Efficiency Beyond Cost and Innovative Technologies, 2020
Integrated Configurations in Monitoring and Tracking Functions will Lead New ZEB Development
The global energy demand from the building and construction sector continues to rise, mainly due to rapid expansion of buildings floor area and global climate change. Ambitious, yet compelling, zero energy buildings (ZEB) are deemed to directly and effectively address the global issues on climate change and energy scarcity. As defined in this stud...
04 Dec 2020  |  North America
Growth Strategies will be Centred Around Community-led Air Quality Monitoring and Regulations Enabling Mandatory Installations of IAQ Systems
The air around us is getting more polluted due to various reasons including high urbanization, emissions from vehicles, tobacco smoking, stubble burning, and natural calamities like forest fires and sandstorms. While the awareness about outdoor air pollution is relatively high, indoor pollution is often ignored. One common misconception is that ind...
02 Dec 2020  |  Europe
Growth Opportunities to Prepare Participants for Success After the Pandemic
The facility management (FM) market in the United Kingdom is going through a transformation phase, driven by technology innovation, new business models, emerging value propositions, and creative service offerings. The UK FM market is one of the most developed and mature in the world, with a highly competitive international supply base. With FM serv...
23 Nov 2020  |  Asia Pacific
Southeast Asia Smart Street Lighting Market Calls for Convergence of Illumination and Information Technologies, 2020
Data Monetization in the Street Lighting Market Propel Collaboration Among Strategic Industry Participants
Upgrading public street lights to LED lights have resulted in energy savings. However, connected or smart street lights can achieve better energy efficiency and promote other applications, such as security, Wi-Fi, and data. Networked, adaptive street lighting solutions have emerged as a leading smart city application. Although replacing existing st...
19 Nov 2020  |  Global
Digital Transformation and the Internet of Things Propel the Global Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Equipment Market, 2020
Strategies Centered on Solution-based HVAC Offerings and Clean Air for the Built Environment Create New Growth Opportunities
Frost & Sullivan estimated HVAC equipment market revenue at $102.5 billion in 2019. Revenue is expected to grow at a nominal rate through 2026 to reach $140.6 billion. Demand for HVAC products because of climate change and the need for clean air in buildings is fueling market growth. Environmentally friendly, energy-efficient systems that save mone...
08 Sep 2020  |  Asia Pacific
A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action - Innovation that Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the built environment has reached a point inflection concerning health and safety improvements. Building occupants are increasingly cautious about their physical surroundings, including population density, air quality, and cleanliness. Facility management (FM) companies in Asia-Pacific (APAC) that provide traditi...
08 Sep 2020  |  North America
A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action—Innovation that Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines
Smart thermostats have changed the way home appliances are controlled for better living conditions. They learn about the heating and cooling preferences in a household and adjust settings automatically, and allow for access of real-time and historical data to optimize performance when a space is unoccupied. The global smart thermostat market is o...
07 Sep 2020  |  North America
A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action-Innovation That Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines
The Internet of Things has allowed numerous devices and systems to connect and communicate, generating a wealth of data that can be captured and converted to actionable insights through high-performance control and automation interfaces. In the building automation space, digitalization allows building managers to optimize energy use and save money ...
04 Sep 2020  |  North America
Sustainable Lighting That Facilitates Better Living Conditions Will Grow Significantly
LED lighting has grown from strength to strength over the last decade driven by energy efficiency regulations, widespread manufacturing and reduced prices of LED light sources. Approximately 15% of building energy is utilized for lighting and the usage of LED's have resulted in significant energy savings to buildings across the globe. Lighting is m...