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:

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  1. 21 Dec 2020  |  South Asia, Middle East & North Africa

    Impact of COVID-19 on the Gulf Corporation Council (GCC) Facilities Management Market

    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...

    $2,450.00
  2. 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...

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

    Focus on Wellness Inside Buildings Powering the Global Indoor Air Quality Systems Market, 2026

    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...

    $4,950.00
  4. 02 Dec 2020  |  Europe

    Technology and Sustainability to Drive Recovery in the UK Facility Management Market

    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...

    $4,950.00
  5. 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...

    $4,950.00
  6. 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...

    $4,950.00
  7. 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
  8. 03 Jul 2020  |  Global

    Growth Opportunities in the Global Facility Management Market, Forecast to 2025

    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...

    $4,950.00
  9. 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
  10. 26 Jun 2020  |  Global

    Global Integrated Facility Management (IFM) Market, Forecast to 2026

    Technology Integration, Evolution of Business Models and Addition of Service Lines are Expected to Drive Growth in the Market

    The global integrated facility management (IFM) market has the highest rate of growth within the overall outsourced facility management (FM) industry, followed by bundled-service and single-service FM offerings. It is also going through a period of major transformation, driven by technological advancements, upcoming business models, challenging mar...

    $4,950.00