Key European countries; Germany, UK, Italy and France, account for a total market of Building Automation and Controls in Light Commercial Buildings worth close to EUR 260 million, says the latest data from BSRIA.
The building automation software, controllers, hardware, and field devices installed in light commercial buildings account for a significant share of overall BACS product sales in the four major European markets estimated at EUR 1.1 billion.
BSRIA, which is a non-profit research and consultancy organisation, providing specialist services in construction and building services, says this market is expected to grow in the future and understanding its make up and applications represent important opportunities.
Building Automation and Controls in Light Commercial Buildings is worth close to EUR 260 millionBSRIA – August ’22.
According to BSRIA, this is its first study covering BACS (Building Automation Controls Systems) in Light Commercial Buildings, including products falling within the following definition;
- Professionally installed systems.
- A minimum of two or more interconnected systems (HVAC, lighting, blinds, occupancy sensors, security etc.).
- Open systems/platforms with protocols such as KNX, BACnet and LON.
- Wired controllers/systems with the capability to integrate wireless devices and cloud connection.
- Most systems installed in buildings with floor space below 25,000 sq. ft or 2,323 m2.
It says that value is in Manufacturer Selling Prices (MSP) covering products (not labour). The study does not cover plug & play products installed in the residential market, nor does it cover systems connected to big plant equipment.
The Priva response
Here at Priva UK & Ireland, we welcome news of the growth in this area in our home market. We look forward to working with our Partners and our Priva Digital Services customers in supporting the light commercial buildings market.
Copies of BSRIA’s market research report can be ordered from the BSRIA website.