Building Automation

Smart Buildings

The Single Pair Ethernet Enabler for Building Connectivity

September 22nd, 2022
Smart Buildings

Mapping the Strategic Direction of Trane Technologies

September 21st, 2022
Smart Buildings

Cyber Security Falls Through the Gap Between OT & IT Responsibility

Over recent decades, as buildings have developed greater connectivity, the starkly different worlds of Operational Technology (OT) and Information Technology (IT) have found themselves converging in the emerging smart buildings space. In this new landscape, OT teams find themselves victim to cyber threats that they have never had to deal with before, while IT teams […]

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Mapping the Strategic Direction of ABB Smart Buildings Division

This Research Note examines the emerging strategic priorities of ABB’s Smart Buildings division. We have mapped the acquisitions, strategic partnerships and investment activity of the business unit to ascertain their growth ambitions, by categorizing the various relationships and deals by technology and investment type over a 4-year period. This analysis is intended as a non-exhaustive indicator of […]

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Global Revenues for Smart Building Cyber Security Reached $4.33Bn in 2021

Cyber security consistently ranks as one of the top 3 concerns worrying organizations that are considering investment in IoT or digital transformation projects. Spending on cyber security has surged in recent years, driven by major trends including the rise in ransomware attacks, a series of high-profile breaches and the massive security challenges posed by the […]

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Meteoviva Sustainable Buildings Business Examined

In this Research Note, we examine MeteoViva GmbH, the German provider of a predictive building control system and Sustainable Buildings-as-a-Service offering. This analysis covers the firm’s development, funding, recent as-a-Service deployment and strategic partnerships. The private company has undisclosed external investors, one of whom has backed the firm since the launch of its first product. […]

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Will a Unified Smart Building Metadata Standard Become Reality?

Metadata standards have risen specifically to solve the data management and interoperability issues in the large-scale digital transformation within buildings. Yet, the number of competing smart building metadata standards has caused a new set of challenges for the industry. These standards often have significant overlap in features but are not directly compatible, making it difficult […]

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Kterio Smart Building Analytics Business Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Kterio, the US, UK and Netherlands-based building intelligence SaaS company. This analysis covers their stakeholders, funding, vertical markets and partnerships. This article is part of a series covering the activities of startups such as Haltian, Nuuka Solutions, Spica Technologies and Flowscape. Founded in 2020 as MarketBridge-ISS (MBISS), the company offers solutions to manage, analyze and optimize any size commercial […]

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Could the EU Smart Readiness Indicator Become a Global Standard for Buildings?

Today, roughly 75% of the EU building stock is energy inefficient and, collectively, buildings are responsible for 40% of EU energy consumption and 36% of its greenhouse gas emissions, according to the EU Commission. Renovating existing buildings could reduce the EU’s total energy consumption by 5-6% and lower CO2 emissions by about 5% but, on average, […]

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