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
03 Jul 2020  |  Global
Preparing Facility Management Participants for Success After a Pandemic
The global Facility Management (FM) market is going through a major transformation driven by technology innovation, new business models, emerging value propositions, competitive disruption, and creative new service offerings. In many parts of the world, FM services are commoditising and there is a need for innovation and new value propositions if s...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
11 Mar 2020  |  North America
Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven Solutions, Energy Efficiency Directives, Sustainability Targets, Construction Activities, and Stringent Building Safety Codes Drive Overall Industry Growth
The homes and buildings (H&B) industry is driven by the penetration of IoT at the field level of buildings, by the emerging adoption of artificial intelligence (AI)-driven solutions at the management level, and by cloud-based data analytics. These technologies are significantly impacting the smart homes, LED lighting, building automation, and build...
20 Apr 2020  |  North America
Preparing Homes and Buildings Participants for Success After a Pandemic
The homes and buildings (H&B) industry is driven by the penetration of Internet of Things (IoT) at the field level of buildings, the emerging adoption of AI-driven solutions at the management level, and cloud-based data analytics. These technologies are significantly impacting smart homes, LED lighting, building automation, and building energy mana...