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. 31 Mar 2023  |  North America

    Global Building Automation System Growth Opportunities

    Connectivity, Convergence, and Energy Efficiency will Drive Transformational Growth

    The global building automation system (BAS) market is undergoing a significant transformation. The rapid increase in the digitalization of buildings has resulted in a spurt in demand for smart building management solutions and BASs. These technologies are causing significant disruptions, driving a shift away from traditional building administration...

    $4,950.00
  2. 22 Mar 2023  |  North America

    North America Facility Management (FM) Growth Opportunities

    Advanced Service Propositions and Agility Drive Competitive Intensity and Support Post-pandemic Success

    The North American FM market has the highest maturity compared to other regions. The United States is the world’s biggest FM market in outsourced FM revenues. Mature end users and participants and attractive opportunities from sizable end-user sectors (e.g., commercial, public) have contributed to the outsourcing culture and the substantial marke...

    $4,950.00
  3. 09 Nov 2021  |  North America

    Global Smart Lighting Growth Opportunities

    Innovative Business Models of Connected Lighting Solutions with Open, Interoperable Systems to Drive Future Growth

    Buildings are shifting from conventional lighting to advanced smart lighting solutions that can help them realize energy efficiency targets, apart from improving occupant experience and comfort within their premises. Lighting companies that hit a plateau with their revenue growth are also focusing on offering digital lighting solutions, such as rem...

    $2,450.00
  4. 12 Aug 2021  |  North America

    Global Li-Fi and Optical Camera Communications Growth Opportunities

    Accelerated Growth of IIoT and Building IoT Applications Powers Future Growth Potential

    Li-Fi and optical camera communications (OCC) are emerging light communication technologies that have gained traction in the past few years in indoor and outdoor wireless communications. Li-Fi is a networked, bi-directional wireless communication technology that uses light to transmit/receive massive amounts of data at higher speeds for short-range...

    $4,950.00
  5. 29 Jul 2021  |  North America

    Top 50 Companies Accelerating Digitalization in the Global Homes and Buildings Industry

    AI-enabled Solutions that Support Healthy Building Services Will Accelerate Adoption of Digital Offerings

    Digital transformation is gaining momentum in the post-COVID-19 environment; customers are looking for solutions that would cut a building’s operational expenditure and are being offered through flexible payment models that reduce the capital expenditure burden. Frost & Sullivan carried out an extensive and exhaustive technology benchmarking...

    $4,950.00
  6. 26 Jul 2021  |  North America

    North American Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Growth Opportunities

    Growth Strategies Will Center Connected Solutions for Energy Optimization and Enhanced Occupant Comfort Inside the Built Environment

    The COVID-19 pandemic impact on the North American HVAC market was relatively muted than expected. While the market was forecast to slump by 6% in 2020, the post-Q2 2020 rebound helped HVAC manufacturers get their business back on track. Amid the government change in the United States and the adoption of favorable climate change regulations and pro...

    $4,950.00
  7. 16 Jun 2021  |  North America

    North American Energy Saving and Performance Contracting Growth Opportunities

    Post-Pandemic Strategies Focus on Industry Convergence that Offers Building Owners Energy Efficiency and Cost Reduction

    This research service analyzes the North American energy saving and performance contracting (ESPC) market. The ESPC market covers services such as energy audits; design and engineering; assistance in finance, equipment bidding, and acquisition; installation and commissioning; measurement and verification (M&V); and personnel training. Frost & Sul...

    $2,450.00
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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