Smart Buildings

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:

Home Automation

  • Building Automation
  • Energy Management
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Lighting
  • Fire & Safety
  1. 08 Sep 2020  |  North America

    Frost Radar™: Global Smart Thermostats Market, 2020

    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...

    $4,950.00
  2. 07 Sep 2020  |  North America

    Frost Radar™: Global Building Automation Systems Market, 2020

    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 ...

    $4,950.00
  3. 04 Sep 2020  |  North America

    2020 Annual Update of Global LED Lighting Market

    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...

    $4,950.00
  4. 30 Jun 2020  |  North America

    Global Building Automation Systems (BAS) Market, Forecast to 2026

    Smart and Cognitive Building Solutions to Embrace IoT Integration, Propelled the Transformation from Traditional to Advanced Systems, Unleashing Higher Productivity and Actionable Insights, Increasing Energy Efficiency, and Enabling New Business Models

    The world building automation systems (BAS) market is poised to grow at a moderate CAGR of 3.4% for the period 2019–2026. The key factors for growth are energy efficiency requisites, energy conservation and favourable government initiatives, rising energy prices, and strict building codes, aiding BAS systems adoption. Regulatory drivers will have...

    $4,950.00
  5. 20 Apr 2020  |  North America

    Impact of COVID-19 on Global Homes and Buildings Industry, 2020

    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...

    $4,950.00
  6. 11 Mar 2020  |  North America

    Global Homes and Buildings (H&B) Industry Outlook, 2020

    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...

    $4,950.00
  7. 18 Dec 2019  |  North America

    Connected Home of the Future—Voice of Customer

    Focus on Smart Energy Management, Unmet Needs, and Opportunities

    Consumers play a key role in driving various trends in the connected home energy industry. Their perceptions determine the success or failure of various initiatives and innovations in the market. This survey was designed to capture valuable insights regarding energy aspects and adoption trends associated with connected home solutions. The study off...

    $4,950.00
  8. 06 Nov 2019  |  North America

    The Future of Smart Urban Infrastructure in North America, 2018–2025

    Smart-building-related Technologies will Enable the Growth of Smart Urban Infrastructure through Various Applications in the Smart Energy, Smart Infrastructure, and Smart Healthcare Segments

    The smart urban infrastructure market is poised to see rapid growth rates that would have a significant impact on several technology areas and markets. The North American region serves as a bellwether of many aspects of smart cities. This research service explores the future of smart urban infrastructure in North America, with a focus on the contri...

    $3,000.00
  9. 31 Aug 2018  |  North America

    North America Building Technology Buying Processes and Bid Spec Process Evaluation, 2017

    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...

    $4,950.00
  10. 28 Jun 2018  |  North America

    North American Energy Saving and Performance Contracting Market, Forecast to 2024

    HVAC and Lighting Will Be the Primary Pillars of the Market by 2024

    The North American energy saving and performance contracting market is currently in the growth stage and is expected to witness healthy growth between 2017 and 2024. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.34% between 2017 and 2024. A high rate of growth is due to the government support and policy initiatives toward energy performance contrac...

    $4,950.00