Johnson Controls

Security

Exploring M&A Trends in the Physical Security Market

May 10th, 2022
Smart Buildings

Johnson Controls Accelerates M&A Activity with Bolt-On Acquisitions 

April 29th, 2022
Smart Buildings

Trane Commercial HVAC Business 2021 Examined

In this Research Note, we examine the commercial HVAC business of Trane Technologies, which includes their building automation and energy services portfolio. It is based on their 2021 annual results, investor presentations and related activities throughout 2021. Trane Technologies was formed in 2020 following a spin-off from Ingersoll Rand’s Climate Division. As a vertically integrated enterprise, Trane offers […]

Smart Buildings

Robust Market for Smart Buildings M&A in 2021

A record number of acquisitions (286) in the smart buildings space in 2021 accounted for a 31% increase on 218 deals in 2020 and a 10% increase on the previous record of 259 transactions in 2019.  There was a robust market for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) among both security product manufacturers and systems integrators last year, […]

Security

Robots for Guarding and Facility Management in Commercial Real Estate

Robotic technologies are changing the security landscape in commercial real estate. Two recent examples highlight the trend for incumbent players to partner with startups to maximize innovation and to ensure the effectiveness of this complementary technology in protecting the occupants of large facilities.  ADT Commercial has recently established its own Innovation Lab based in Dallas, Texas […]

Smart Buildings

European Startups Leveraging AI for Autonomous Building Management

The market for AI-enabled energy management & sustainability services is growing fast and attracting a good number of new market entrants, with 32% of vendors now offering services for this space, states our recent report on AI and Machine Learning in Smart Commercial Buildings.  Leading building controls companies including Honeywell, Siemens, Schneider Electric and Johnson Controls […]

Smart Buildings

Johnson Controls 2021 Annual Report Examined

Few publicly listed companies like Johnson Controls International (JCI), present a pure smart buildings product and service offering. Since the 2016 merger with Tyco, and the 2019 sale of its Power Solutions business to BCP Acquisitions LLC for $13.2 billion, the firm is looking to capitalize on macro-trends including decarbonization, post-pandemic focus on healthier buildings, and digital technologies. JCI […]

Smart Buildings

Digital Twins Advance the Journey Towards Improved Commercial Building Outcomes

This article was written by Daphne Tomlinson, Senior Research Associate at Memoori. While the benefits of Digital Twin solutions have been seen in pilot projects, this early adopter phase has yet to fully deliver on the promise of improved outcomes for commercial buildings.  This was the conclusion of our 2020 article on Early Innovators at the Forefront of […]

Security

The Heat Rises on Smarter Emergency Management in Buildings

A fire starts in the server room on the 13th floor of an office building. Within minutes smoke detectors get a whiff of the danger and the fire alarm sounds, triggering a full evacuation. The sprinkler system kicks in as the fire rages into the corridors. Firefighters arrive at the scene and rush into the […]

Subscribe to the Newsletter & get all our Articles & Research Delivered Straight to your Inbox.

    1. Please enter a valid email

    2. Please enter your name

      Please enter company name

    3. By signing up you agree to our privacy policy