Building Innovations


Navigant Research's Building Innovations program focuses on the design, construction, and maintenance of highly efficient commercial and residential buildings. Research areas include intelligent building management systems, energy efficient lighting technologies, innovations in new construction and retrofits, and green building technologies and practices. Smart city developments that are integrating critical municipal resources such as roadways, power and water are also included in the research program. The Building Innovations program covers key market opportunities for each area, including a detailed assessment of key industry players, emerging business models, and the public policy and regulatory environment related to smart buildings and smart cities.

Building Innovations Research Services

Intelligent Building Management Systems Intelligent Building
Management Systems

Navigant Research’s Intelligent Building Management Systems Research Service examines the global market for building energy management systems and building automation systems, along with trends in new product offerings, new technologies, business models and business strategies, and key industry players. Market forecasts in the service include total revenue growth for systems and services on a global and regional basis, as well as segmentation by software, services, and hardware spending, along with projections for the leading market segments by building type for each region.

Smart Home Smart

Navigant Research’s Smart Home Research Service focuses on the market forces and critical technologies shaping the home as an intelligent, dynamic asset that empowers passive customers and creates a seamless connection between the grid and the behind-the-meter landscape. The service concentrates on the framework of smart devices in the home, the software and applications that affect residential consumers, and emerging value-added services. These include smart thermostats, smart appliances, home energy management software, home security and automation systems, demand-side management programs, and the utility-customer relationship. This service covers a range of players across the smart home value chain, from tech incumbents and startups manufacturing devices, to energy suppliers and telecommunication and broadband service providers offering holistic platforms, as well as value propositions driving smart home adoption, including energy, security, automation, convenience, insurance, and home healthcare.

Energy Efficient Buildings Energy Efficient

The Energy Efficient Buildings Research Service covers key trends in the construction, retrofitting, and ongoing operations of more energy efficient buildings. Areas of focus include renewable and energy efficient power generation for commercial buildings, green building certification programs, sustainable building materials, emerging business models, and the public policy environment surrounding efficient buildings. Key industry players are profiled, along with detailed global market forecasts for the rapidly growing energy efficient building industry.

Lighting Innovations Lighting

The Lighting Innovations Research Service examines the key factors that are influencing the market for energy efficient lighting around the world: trends in energy codes, rebate and subsidy programs, sustainability/green certifications, raw material supply issues, and geopolitical influences in developing and developed nations, to name a few. The service analyzes the influence of industry structure, key applications, and the many technology issues involved in the decision to specify various lighting technologies and intelligent lighting control systems. Comprehensive unit and dollar forecasts are included, segmented by application, lamp type/LED, luminaires, and geographic region.

Smart Cities Smart

The Smart Cities Research Service covers the utilization of information and communication technology, as well as clean energy technologies, for the more efficient management of municipal operations. The service examines the various emerging models for smart cities around the world including overlays of existing infrastructure and systems as well as greenfield strategies for futuristic cities. The service covers smart city innovation in the areas of energy, water, transportation, government services, and buildings. Analysis includes an assessment of technology issues, policy and regulatory factors, business models, and implementation strategies. Key industry players are profiled in depth, and detailed forecasts are provided for each key market segment.

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