• +353-1-415-1241(GMT OFFICE HOURS)
  • 1-800-526-8630(US/CAN TOLL FREE)
  • 1-917-300-0470(EST OFFICE HOURS)
North American Nonresidential Building Control Markets Product Image

North American Nonresidential Building Control Markets

  • Published: September 1998
  • Region: North America, United States
  • Frost & Sullivan



With few sources of market intelligence available, building control companies risk foundering in the changing industry tides. The market forecasts and macroeconomic analysis in this Frost & Sullivan report can ensure that your company's strategies result from fully informed decisions. It outlines the direction that technology is headed and discusses what your company can do to encourage growth. Vital information on benchmarking and market trends, as well as profiles of key industry participants, are included.

1. Executive Summary

- A. Introduction to the North American Nonresidential Building Control Market

- B. Summary of Major Findings

- 1. Market Growth, Opportunities, and Total Forecast

- a. Market Drivers

- b. Market Restraints

- 2. Analysis by Major Segment

- a. Building Control System (BCS) Market

- b. Lighting Control Market

- c. Building Control Sensor Market

- 3. Competitive Analysis

- 4. Conclusions

2. Industry Challenges and Research Methodology

- A. Industry Definitions

- B. Industry Development

- 1. Pneumatic to Direct Digital Controls (DDC)

- 2. Evolution of Industry Standards

- a. BACnet

- b. LonTalk

- c. LonTalk and BACnet Compared

- d. Other Protocols

- C. Regulations

- 1. National Energy Policy Act

- 2. Model Energy Code

- 3. Canadian Energy Efficiency and Alternative Energy Act 1992

- D. Energy Service Companies (ESCOs)

- 1. What Is an ESCO?

- 2. History

- 3. Performance Contracting

- E. Industry Organizations

- F. Industry Publications

- G. Challenges Facing the Building Control Industry

- 1. Industry Standards and Open Systems Threaten Competitive Position of Larger Players in the Building Control Market

- 2. Advent of Open Systems Forces Equipment Manufacturers and Control Manufacturers to Open Their Protocols

- 3. Energy Deregulation and Consequent Decline in Energy Prices Are Reducing the Incentive to Invest in BCS

- 4. Uncertainty Regarding Viability of BACnet Forces Investment in Multiple Product Lines Compliant with Different Industry Protocols

- 5. Emergence of Systems Integrators Threatens Service Revenues of Equipment Manufacturers

- 6. Increased Competition Forces Vendors to Invest in Multiple User-Friendly Features for Enhanced Controls

- 7. Keeping Specifiers and Consultants Abreast of Technological Developments Is Key to Successful Customer Service Strategies

- 8. Sophisticated Customer Service Is Needed to Serve New Breed of Building Operators

- 9. Lack of Clear Evidence of Payback on Investment in Building Controls Limits Market Growth

- 10. Fragmented Market Demands Comprehensive Channel Strategy

- H. Time Frame Analysis of Industry Challenges

- I. Market Engineering Research Methodology

- 1. Frost & Sullivan's Market Engineering Methodology

- a. Cross-Verification of Data

- b. Bottom-Up Approach

- c. Expert Opinion Consensus Model

- d. Market Monitoring

- e. Customer Feedback and Review

- f. Continuous Market Research Monitoring

- 2. Judging Credibility and Accuracy of Market Engineering Forecasts

- 3. Forecast Assumptions

3. Strategic Measurement Analysis of the Total North American Nonresidential Building Control Market 1994-2004

- A. Market Overview and Definitions

- B. Presentation of Strategic Significance of Measurements

- 1. Market Age

- a. Definition of Measurement

- b. Research Methodology

- c. Strategic Significance of Measurement

- d. Market Measurement Analysis

- 2. Revenues

- 3. Potential Revenues

- 4. Base-Year Market Growth Rate

- 5. Forecast-Period Market Growth Rate

- 6. Saturation

- 7. Average Price

- 8. Price Range

- 9. Customer Demographics

- 10. Competitors

- 11. Market Concentration

- 12. Market Share

4. Strategic Analysis and Forecasts of the North American Building Control System Market 1994-2004

- A. Market Overview and Definitions

- 1. Definition of BCS

- a. Pneumatic and DDC

- B. Market Engineering Research Measurement System

- C. Market Engineering Unit and Revenue Forecasts (1994-2004)

- 1. Market Forecasts

- 2. Market Drivers

- a. Return on Investment

- b. New Building Construction

- c. Retrofits and Upgrades

- d. Open Systems and ASHRAE Standards

- e. Deregulation of Utilities

- f. Technological Advances

- g. Energy Policy Act (EPAct)

- h. Recovery of the Canadian Economy

- 4. Demand Analysis

- a. Canada

- b. United States

- 5. Other Market and Technology Trends

- a. Trend by Product Type

- b. Trend by End-User Industries

- D. Pricing Analysis

- E. Competitive Analysis

- 1. Market Shares

- 2. Market Structure

- a. Implications of Open Systems

- b. Implications of Energy Deregulation

- 3. Competitive Issues

- a. Pricing

- b. Geographical Coverage

- c. Customer Support

- d. Systems Integration and Compatibility Issues

5. Strategic Analysis and Forecasts of the North American Lighting Control System Market 1994-2004

- A. Market Overview and Definitions

- 1. Need for Lighting Control

- 2. Types of Lighting Equipment

- 3. Lighting Controls Defined

- 4. Standards and Regulatory Issues

- B. Market Engineering Research Measurement System

- C. Market Engineering Unit and Revenue Forecasts (1994-2004)

- 1. Market Forecasts

- 2. Market Drivers

- a. New Building Construction

- b. Retrofits and Upgrades

- c. Rate of Return

- d. Standards and Legislation

- e. Technological Innovation

- f. Energy Deregulation

- g. Energy Conservation

- h. Aesthetics

- 3. Market Restraints

- a. Declining Energy Prices

- b. Ignorance About the Value of Lighting Controls

- c. Energy Deregulation

- d. Lack of Standards for Integration with Other BCS

- e. Price of Lighting Control Systems

- f. Lighting Equipment Manufacturers' Lack of Focus on Controls

- D. Pricing Analysis

- 1. Innovations Erode Prices

- 2. Competitive Environment Has Intensified

- 3. Price Erosion Boosts End Users' Rate of Return on Lighting Control

- 4. Decline in Installation Costs

- E. Demand Analysis

- 1. Other Market and Technology Trends

- a. Remote Operation and Networking

- b. Use Occupancy Sensors Gaining Momentum

- c. Supplying Lighting Controls to OEMs for BCS

- F. Competitive Analysis of Market Share: Winners, Losers, and Why

- 1. Competitive Structure

- 2. Barriers to Entry

- 3. Market Share Analysis

6. Strategic Analysis and Forecasts of the North American Building Control Sensor Market 1994-2004

- A. Total Market Analysis

- 1. Market Overview and Definitions

- 2. Market Engineering Research Measurement System

- 3. Market Engineering Unit and Revenue Forecasts (1994-2004)

- a. Market Trends by Product Type

- B. Strategic Analysis and Forecasts of the North American Occupancy Sensor Market

- 1. Market Overview and Definitions

- a. Technology Information

- b. Passive Infrared Technology (PIR)

- c. Ultrasonic Technology

- d. Dual Technology

- 2. Market Engineering Research Measurement System

- 3. Market Engineering Unit and Revenue Forecasts

- a. Market Forecasts

- b. Market Drivers and Restraints

- c. Other Market and Technology Trends

- 4. Pricing Analysis

- 5. Competitive Analysis of Market Share

- 6. Competitive Issues

- a. Avoiding False Alarms

- b. Features

- c. Aesthetic Appeal

- C. Strategic Analysis and Forecasts of the North American Lighting Level Sensor Market

- 1. Market Overview and Definitions

- a. Applications

- 2. Market Engineering Research Measurement System

- 3. Market Engineering Unit and Revenue Forecasts

- a. Market Forecasts

- b. Market Drivers and Restraints

- 4. Pricing Analysis

- 5. Competitive Analysis of Market Share

- D. Strategic Analysis and Forecasts of the North American Airflow Sensor Market

- 1. Market Overview and Definitions

- a. Technology Information

- b. Market Definition

- c. Regulatory Environment

- 2. Market Engineering Unit and Revenue Forecasts

- a. Market Forecasts

- b. Market Drivers and Restraints

- 3. Pricing Analysis

- 4. Competitive Analysis of Market Share

- E. Strategic Analysis and Forecasts of the North American Temperature Sensor Market

- 1. Market Overview and Definitions

- a. Technology Information

- 2. Market Engineering Research Measurement System

- 3. Market Engineering Unit and Revenue Forecasts

- a. Market Forecasts

- b. Market Drivers and Restraints

- 4. Pricing Analysis

- 5. Competitive Analysis of Market Share

- a. Market Shares

- b. Industry Structure

- 6. Distribution Structure

- 7. Competitive Issues

- F. Strategic Analysis and Forecasts of the North American Humidity Sensor Market

- 1. Market Overview and Definitions

- a. Technology Information

- 2. Market Engineering Research Measurement System

- 3. Market Engineering Unit and Revenue Forecasts

- a. Market Forecasts

- b. Market Drivers

- c. Market Restraints

- d. Other Market and Technology Trends

- 4. Pricing Analysis

- 5. Competitive Analysis of Market Share

- a. Market Shares

- b. Competitive Structure

- c. Issues

7. Profiles of Strategically Targeted Companies

- This chapter offers competitive analyses and pro-files of industry leaders. These profiles provide an important foundation from which companies can build successful strategic alliance programs or competitive benchmarking systems.

8. Database of Key Industry Participants

- This chapter presents a comprehensive database of the key industry participants with names, addresses, and phone numbers. It is provided as a support tool to aid clients in acquisition searches, continuing research, strategic alliances, and market monitoring.

Note: Product cover images may vary from those shown

RELATED PRODUCTS

Our Clients

Our clients' logos