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Mapping the Strategic Direction of Johnson Controls – Part 1

September 26th, 2022
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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 […]

Smart Buildings

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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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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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 […]

Smart Buildings

The Long-Term Demand for Healthy Buildings

“General hygiene expectations of employees have risen significantly, and facilities services providers are under pressure to maintain rigorous sanitation regimes, especially in common areas. Adopting rigorous cleaning routines remains paramount to maintaining building occupant confidence,” reads our recent study on the IoT in smart commercial buildings. “The COVID-19 pandemic has elicited significant changes to working practices […]

Smart Buildings

Kieback&Peter Building Automation Business and Financials Examined

In this Research Note, we examine Kieback&Peter, one of the long-established German providers of building automation solutions and services.  This analysis is based on their February 2022 filing of their 2020 company accounts at the German Company Registry and more recent press releases. Kieback&Peter GmbH & Co. KG was founded in 1927 in Berlin, Germany and currently reports over 1,400 […]

Smart Buildings

Cross-Compatible Data Ontologies to Create a Smarter Buildings Market

The smarter a building is, the more data it produces, so as smart buildings mature they face an ever-increasing data management problem. The more data a building produces, the more accurate and insightful its smart systems can be, but only if the data can be harnessed, otherwise that growing “data lake” becomes a costly burden. […]

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