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Research on building technologies spanning building automation equipment, components, and services, including smart building integration

Analyst Insights View All (6)

  • Omar Talpur | January 06, 2015
    Wireless sensors have become very attractive products in the HVAC controls market over the past few years as architects and building owners have begun to work more closely together in order to preserve the structure of older buildings and improve aesthetics. These two mentalities, in addition to increasing efficiency and reliability, are expected to lead to growth of wireless sensors into the future.
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  • Omar Talpur | October 21, 2014
    Over the past two decades, manufacturers in the HVAC controls market have been moving to open protocols as end-users have pushed for a marketplace where they are not trapped with a single manufacturer for the life of a building. When this movement first started, BACnet and LonWorks fought to become the industry standard and each offered the promise of truly open systems.
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  • Lisa Arrowsmith | June 25, 2014
    The installed base of cloud-based home management services is projected to grow from 5.6 million at the end of 2013, to 44.6 million at the end of 2018.


Reports View All (8)

  • Omar Talpur | September 30, 2014
    In its first edition, Connectivity Trends in Commercial Building Automation provides assessments of the protocols and technologies used in controllers, sensors, actuators and gateways in the HVAC controls market. The report provides an in-depth evaluation of the factors affecting the current...
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  • Omar Talpur | September 04, 2014
    In its third edition, the World Market for Building Automation Systems Integration and Aftermarket Services report provides country level assessments of integration and service opportunities for building automation equipment. Manufacturers and integrators are faced...
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  • Omar Talpur | May 30, 2014
    This is the third edition of IHS’s report on the world market for building automation equipment. The aim in writing this report is to provide marketing and technical executives with an up-to-date, comprehensive assessment of the market and to forecast the impact of significant trends over...
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  • Icon Associate Director, Access Control & Fire
    Justin Siller is an associate director for the access control & fire group at IHS. Justin joined IHS in 2008 and since 2011 has managed the group with direct responsibility for setting the strategic direction of this group and managing the respective team of analysts.
  • Icon Analyst, Access Control & Fire and Building Technologies
    Omar Talpur has worked on a number of studies covering a wide range of industries at IHS, which include: Explosives, Weapons and Contraband Detection Equipment; Mass Notification...
  • Icon Analyst, Access Control & Fire and Building Technologies
    Rita Liu is an analyst with IHS's Security, Fire & Building Technology APAC team. Her areas of expertise include access control, fire detection & suppression and building...