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Paige Leuschner, Research Analyst

Paige Leuschner

Paige Leuschner is a research analyst with Navigant Research in the Building Innovations program, managing the Residential Energy Innovations research service and supporting the Internet of Things research service. Leuschner specializes in the smart home, Internet of Things, smart thermostats, home energy management, demand-side management, and utility customer engagement.

Prior to joining Navigant Research, Leuschner was a product development intern at Yes Energy, where she developed software for energy traders and studied independent system operators across the United States. Fluent in Chinese, Leuschner spent the summer of 2014 on a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship, learning Chinese in Suzhou. She was also the recipient of a Tang Fund Scholarship for study in China.  She holds a BA degree, cum laude, in Chinese, international affairs, and economics from the University of Colorado-Boulder.

Recent Reports

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  • Residential IoT Market Overview

    Hardware, Software, Services, and Networking Technologies for Connectivity

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term that represents a spectrum of technologies ranging from connected devices to software to cloud computing. Residential IoT represents the framework of technologies that are fundamental to supporting connectivity, communications, and interoperability in the home. It relies on connected sensors to...

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  • Smart Home Service Providers Are Testing the Waters with Blockchain

    The smart home industry is growing rapidly as the penetration of Internet of Things (IoT) devices into the household increases. Future smart home solutions will integrate an ecosystem of customer-facing services ranging from home security and energy management to healthcare. Progress toward this goal is currently hindered by consume...

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  • Navigant Research Leaderboard: Home Energy Management

    Assessment of Strategy and Execution for 14 HEM Software Platform Providers

    Home energy management (HEM) is a broad market of technologies and services that consumers use to better manage and control their home energy consumption and production. With the development of the smart home, energy management has become a critical part of the digitization of the home. An unprecedented number of connected devices e...

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  • Maximizing the Residential Energy Customer Experience with Emerging Solutions

    The global electric power industry is facing a fundamental shift from centralized generation toward a mix of distributed energy resources (DER) and smart grid solutions. This mix, known as the Energy Cloud, is poised to disrupt traditional utility models for residential customers. Meanwhile, technology disruptors looking for new mar...

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Recent Blog Posts

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  • The Fate of the Smart Home Hub

    June 14, 2018

    While the concept of the smart home is expected to explode and completely revolutionize the way people interact with their homes, this space currently faces issues preventing mainstream adoption, the most significant of which is a lack of interoperability. The smart home space is fragmented with a variety of standards and networkin...

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  • Data Privacy Conversation Continues as Facebook Introduces Smart Speaker

    June 5, 2018

    I recently wrote a blog about Facebook’s data-related scandals. In short, my message was that despite Facebook primarily operating as an online service provider, similar tech companies like Google and Amazon are investing heavily in deploying more devices in our homes. They want our data, and this is something consumers should be ...

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  • Amazon Continues to Expand Its Services, but Where Will It Go Next?

    May 29, 2018

    In 2017, we saw how far Amazon was willing to push the boundaries of technology to make its customers’ lives more convenient with its Key service, which granted access for in-home deliveries through a compatible smart lock and the Amazon Cloud Cam. Then earlier this year, we saw Amazon push this service further with its acquisitio...

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  • Facebook's Scandal Shows Importance of Data Privacy in Smart Homes

    May 3, 2018

    The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil. It’s data. In the digital era, data not only powers various online services, but also increasingly powers the real world as devices become more and more connected. Virtually any activity a person can engage in now leaves a digital footprint, and artificial intelligence technol...

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Recent Press Releases

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