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Casey Talon, Principal Research Analyst

Casey Talon

Casey Talon is a principal research analyst with Navigant Research, contributing to the Building Innovations program. With a background in economics, environmental science, and policy, she has deep experience as an analyst and consultant in the building technology sector.

Prior to joining Navigant Research, Talon was a senior project analyst at Nexant, Inc., where she focused on survey design, data analysis, and research around the market opportunity for energy efficiency and demand savings. She is also a former senior research analyst in the Smart Buildings practice at IDC Energy Insights, where she designed a Smart Buildings Maturity Model and managed client relationships with a range of companies including IBM, Verizon, and Johnson Controls. Quoted in The Washington Post and other national publications, Talon has provided consulting services for executive decision-makers on the business challenges related to climate change and sustainability, as well as the opportunities for investment in energy efficiency and smart buildings. Talon holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a BA in Economics from the University of Wisconsin at Madison.

Recent Reports

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  • Market Data: Building Energy Management Systems

    BEMS Software, Services, and Hardware: Global Market Analysis and Forecasts

    The building energy management system (BEMS) market continues to evolve with an increasing focus on the value of data in commercial buildings. This evolution is fueled by two technology trends: the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud and edge computing. In addition to technology developments, customer education has steadily improved....

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  • Intelligent Building Technologies for Sustainability

    Leadership in sustainability is becoming a competitive advantage as organizations commit to science-based targets to respond to shareholder, regulatory, and customer demands. Many companies have offset their environmental and carbon footprint through investment in clean energy or carbon reduction projects offsite. Today, investment ...

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  • Smart Buildings and Smart Cities

    Advanced Sensors, Building Data Analytics, Connectivity Hardware, and

    Cities around the world have taken leadership positions in developing climate change policy to curb greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Such policy is often an important anchor for smart city initiatives. Approximately 30% of global GHG emissions and 70% of energy consumption in major cities are attributable to buildings. Thus, building...

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  • Building-to-Grid Integration

    New Business Models and Revenue Opportunities through Technology Deployment in Commercial and Industrial Buildings:

    The transformation of the energy system presents a crossroads to the three main intelligent buildings market constituents: utilities/energy providers, technology vendors, and building owner/operators. Business benefits for innovators of the building-to-grid (B2G) platform include lower costs and sustained profits for a stronger bott...

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Recent Blog Posts

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  • Rethinking Intelligent Building ROI: Follow the Money to Transactions

    November 14, 2017

    The intelligent buildings market has undergone a makeover in recent years that has yet to move the needle on widespread investment. The narrative has shifted in the last 2-3 years from a focus on energy efficiency to business insight. The logic behind the push makes sense when you consider the financial impacts of energy costs relat...

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  • STEM Matters – Let’s Get Data Smart for Facilities Management

    November 9, 2017

    November 8 was national STEM Day, and it was a great excuse to talk about career opportunities for the next generations of business leaders. The aging workforce is a strange phrase to hear in an era when there is a steady stream of conversation and study on the disruptive power of the millennial workforce. However, some important ec...

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  • What It Will Take to Make Healthy Buildings a Business Priority

    October 19, 2017

    Healthy buildings are an emerging hot topic at industry events and in facility trade publications. In September 2017, I participated in the half-day Healthy, Adaptive Buildings Summit at this year’s GreenBiz Verge Conference. The conversations were invigorating, shifting from environmental justice to workplace transformation and b...

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  • Data – The Foundation of Value in the Energy Market Transformation

    October 17, 2017

    I attended GreenBiz’s annual Verge Conference in mid-September and found a unifying theme throughout the diverse discussions on the intersection of technology and sustainability: data is the key to market transformation. The topics of the conference’s sessions spanned from environmental justice to grid modernization, but in ever...

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Recent Press Releases

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