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. 23 Nov 2021  |  North America

    Frost Radar™: Global Indoor Air Quality Systems, 2021

    A Benchmarking System to Spark Companies to Action—Innovation that Fuels New Deal Flow and Growth Pipelines

    The global indoor air quality systems market is fragmented, with a healthy mix of traditional HVAC service providers, air purifier manufacturers, and start-ups offering air quality monitoring and air purification solutions. Companies have distinguished their products and services by developing next-generation technologies to tackle the impact of po...

    $4,950.00
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 19 Apr 2021  |  North America

    Digital and Outcome-linked Service Innovations to Power the Global Homes and Buildings Industry, Outlook 2021

    Future Growth Potential Driven by Resilient and Sustainable Business Models

    The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted nearly every sector and has forced various industries to undergo business transformation initiatives to adapt to the new normal environment. The Homes and Buildings (H&B) industry is no exception and is expected to face an acute recovery challenge both from the supply and demand side of the industry in 2021. As ho...

    $4,950.00