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. 30 Nov 2016  |  Global

    Emerging Participants and New Entrants in Energy Management Markets (2016)

    Data-driven Analytics and End-to-End IoT Solutions to Drive Growth Opportunities in the Smart Ecosystem

    Building Energy Management (BEM) has emerged as a fast growing sector with increasing emphasis on improving energy efficiency and sustainability across industries. Both emerging participants and start-ups have introduced innovative energy management solutions that include IoT platforms, energy dashboards, and cloud services to lead innovation effor...

    $1,500.00
  2. 04 Oct 2016  |  Global

    Winning Solutions and Applications in the Connected Homes Market

    Dynamic Growth Opportunities for Security and Connected Health

    This research service takes a detailed look at two of the most dynamic segments of the connected home and connected living ecosystem, namely—connected health and connected security. Security and home monitoring is already one of the core elements of the connected home; and connected health is poised to drive the next wave of growth beyond 2020. ...

    $1,500.00
  3. 30 Sep 2016  |  Europe

    European Market for Lighting Controls and Light Management Systems

    Smart Buildings, Connected Homes, and Energy Efficiency to Fuel Market Growth

    The lighting control and light management system (LC-LMS) market is a high growth market driven primarily by increased functionality, energy efficiency targets, and LED lighting adoption. In the total lighting industry, LED lighting products and solutions accounted for more than 50.0% of lighting sales in 2015 and this will have increased past 80% ...

    $4,950.00
  4. 15 Sep 2016  |  Global

    Growth Opportunities for Indoor Energy Harvesting

    Sensors and Actuators Powered by Energy Scavenging to Disrupt Building Technologies

    This study analyses the drivers and restraints of the global market for indoor energy harvesting solutions that make electronic and electric devices in homes and buildings self-sufficient. Frost & Sullivan has identified a variety of product solutions that could be equipped with energy harvesting by 2030. Energy harvesting powered devices are compl...

    $3,000.00
  5. 23 Aug 2016  |  Europe

    European Heat Pumps Market

    Technology Innovation and Shifting Customer Requirements Drive New Wave of Growth

    The European heat pumps market has matured considerably in recent years, presenting serious competition to traditional heating technologies. Countries such as France, Germany, Norway, and Sweden are among the most competitive and best established markets in Europe and will stay dominant throughout the forecast period. However, the next wave of gro...

    $4,950.00
  6. 10 Aug 2016  |  North America

    Connected Home Market and Implications of Cyber Risks

    Understanding Threats and Opportunities within Smart Technology Ecosystems of North American Homes

    The ecosystem of the connected homes market has expanded quite rapidly over the last five years, encompassing a host of technology vendors and service providers from home automation to information and communications technology (ICT), integrated service providers, utilities, and more. This study, based on a survey of 1,263 respondents in the United ...

    $6,000.00
  7. 10 Aug 2016  |  Global

    Connected Homes—Supplier Strategies and Business Models

    Customer Engagement and Business Model Innovation are Keys to Success

    The connected homes market has taken off in recent years and is poised to enter a period of very high growth. However, not everyone will win and there are still outstanding questions about customer engagement, business model, route to market, winning applications, and the future competitive landscape. This Market Insight presents an outlook for the...

    $1,500.00
  8. 05 Aug 2016  |  Europe

    European Electronic Security Market

    Video Analytics and Cloud-based Access Control Solutions will Drive Market Growth

    The electronic security market in Europe is well established. There has been an upsurge in Internet Protocol (IP) video surveillance and cloud-based access control products. Driven by technological developments and increased security concerns, the market will grow at healthy rates throughout the forecast period till 2020 and even beyond. This study...

    $4,950.00
  9. 11 Apr 2016  |  Asia Pacific

    Contract Food Services in the Australian Facilities Management Market, Forecast to 2020

    Addressing End-user Demands for Greater Quality and Variety in Food to Unlock New Growth Opportunities

    The shift in consumer preferences is prompting Australian contract food service businesses to deliver greater quality and variety of food to end users. Changes in demographics has forced greater cultural sensitivity and enhanced capabilities. To accelerate growth, more contract food service providers are adopting consolidation strategies. This stu...

    $1,500.00
  10. 03 Mar 2016  |  Global

    Direct Current (DC) Distribution in Homes and Buildings—Impact and Opportunities, Forecast to 2020

    Catalysed by Technology and Transformative Building Ecosystems, Renewable Energy Technologies and Energy Storage Systems Help DC Gain Traction

    With the rising penetration of energy-consuming 'above the waist' (native DC) loads in commercial and residential applications and the increasing focus on the adoption of energy-efficient systems to fulfill ambitious national goals, the debate over the relative merits of AC- versus DC- based systems has intensified. This study takes the discussion...

    $3,000.00