Cloud-Based Services Are Transforming Building Energy Management

Technologies that make buildings smarter and more energy efficient continue to evolve at a rapid pace, with new entrants and solutions announced every week. Many of the new products and services center on the big data that buildings produce in real time. Buildings have been producing volumes of information for many years, but today, according to a new white paper from Pike Research, many companies are starting to leverage the cloud as the basis for rich software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings.
Virtually every leading name in the building services industry has recently launched some form of building energy management system that hosts and manages building data in the cloud, the cleantech market intelligence firm finds. The white paper, which includes 10 key trends to watch in the smart building market in 2012 and beyond, is available for free download on Pike Research’s website.

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