Ever-widening customer needs and increasing environmental constraints, mean manufacturers have to continually innovate and differentiate their offers in the new evolving world.
Changes in the marketplace are forcing building automation companies to rethink their strategies and reinvent their organisations, changing them from product suppliers to solution and service providers.
Rising fuel costs and concerns over supply continuity are leading users to demand affordable building technologies that measure, manage and reduce energy consumption.
The ability to obtain information at product level, decentralised system intelligence, will enhance solution capabilities whilst reducing installation costs.
Like most industries, building automation providers are increasingly focused on maximising life-time customer value through improved customer loyalty and after-sales revenue.