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Green Quadrant® Building Energy Management Software 2014 (Global)

Date: 31 March 2014

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62 pages, 15 Figures 

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

This report provides a detailed comparison of 14 building energy management software applications to help corporate buyers save time, reduce costs and mitigate risks when selecting products and suppliers. Based on the proprietary Verdantix Green Quadrant methodology, the analysis combines benchmark data from 14 live product demonstrations, responses to a 130-point questionnaire and interviews with an independent panel of 15 customers across nine industries who have bought, or are planning to buy, building energy management software. The study finds that customers’ requirements are continuing to increase in complexity and six suppliers currently lead the building energy management software market. When selecting an application, buyers should focus on the value delivered by the software and supporting energy services.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

THE STATE OF THE BUILDING ENERGY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE MARKET

Software Will Drive The Uptake Of Energy Management Services

BUYERS INCREASE SPENDING ON SOFTWARE FOR BUILDING ENERGY MANAGEMENT

Energy Decision-Makers Undertake Many Initiatives To Manage Their Built Environment
Long-Term Views On Energy Trigger Software Investment
Investment In Energy Management Software To Continue Upward Trajectory
Buyers Demand Solutions Satisfying A Wide Array Of Requirements
Customers Still On The Lookout For Easily Accessible And High-Quality Data
Buyers Turn To More Specialized Firms To Act As Suppliers And Implementation Partners

GREEN QUADRANT® BUILDING ENERGY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Green Quadrant® Methodology
Evaluated Suppliers: Selection Criteria
Evaluation Criteria For Building Energy Management Software
BuildingIQ Delivers Energy Savings Within Large Commercial Buildings
DEXMA Has Built A Strong Platform To Build On
Elster EnergyICT Delivers A Platform With Proven Capabilities At Scale
EnerNOC Is Expanding Its Capabilities Beyond Demand Response
Envizi Reinforces Its Market Position With Workflow And Reporting Capabilities
eSight Energy Offers A Highly Configurable Solution For Services Partners
GridPoint Enhances Energy Monitoring And Project Analysis Capabilities
IBM Sets The Curve For Portfolio- And Facility-Level Energy Optimization
Johnson Controls Leverages Building Experience To Deliver Strong Software Solution
Optima Energy Management Is Transitioning To The Web To Meet Customer Demands
Panoramic Power Is Developing A Strong Solution Based On Real-Time Data Collection
Schneider Electric Continues Its Reign As Leader Of Energy Supply Management
Siemens Leverages Robust Data Capture To Deliver Powerful Operational Analytics
Verisae’s Capabilities Map To Multiple Sectors With Complex Needs

TABLE OF FIGURES

FIGURE 1. Three Phases Of Building Energy Management Software Market Development
FIGURE 2. Priority Energy Management Initiatives Over The Next Two Years
FIGURE 3. Business Drivers For Investing In Building Energy Management Software
FIGURE 4. Annual Change In Spend On Building Energy Management Software By 2015
FIGURE 5. Data Capture Requirements For Building Energy Management Software
FIGURE 6. Functionality Requirements For Building Energy Management Software
FIGURE 7. Asset Management Requirements For Building Energy Management Software
FIGURE 8. Preferences For Different Types Of Software Suppliers
FIGURE 9. Preferences For Different Types Of Implementation Services Providers
Figure 10. Suppliers And Software Assessed
Figure 11-1. Capabilities Criteria For Building Energy Management Software Suppliers
Figure 11-2. Capabilities Criteria For Building Energy Management Software Suppliers
Figure 12. Momentum Criteria For Building Energy Management Software Suppliers
Figure 13. Green Quadrant® Building Energy Management Software Suppliers
Figure 14-1. Capability Scores For 14 Building Energy Management Software Suppliers
Figure 14-2. Capability Scores For 14 Building Energy Management Software Suppliers
Figure 15. Momentum Scores For 14 Building Energy Management Software Suppliers

ORGANIZATIONS MENTIONED

7-Eleven, Activation Energy, ADMMicro, AGCO, AGL Energy Services, Airbus, ALC, Alerton, AtSite, AT&T, Autodesk, Balfour Beatty Workplace, Baltimore Regional Cooperative Purchasing Committee, Beacon Capital, BuildingIQ, CA Technologies, Carillion, Carrier, CDP, Chedraui, CKE Restaurants, Cofely, Coles, Colliers International, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Continental Automated Building Association, Co-operative Group, Costco, Credit Suisse, CRedit360, Crown Commercial Services, Dalkia, Danfoss, Delta Controls, DEXMA, Dia Supermercados, Dow Chemical Company, Ecova, EFT Energy, EIC, Elster EnergyICT, EMEX, Enablon, Energetics, Energizer, EnergyAdvice, EnergyPoints, EnergyQuote JHA, EnerNOC, Entelios, Envizi, ENXSuite, eSight Energy, ESP, Esri, Fellon-McCord, FirstFuel Software, Fresh & Easy, Genability, General Electric, Genesis HealthCare, GPT Group, GRI, GridPoint, GSH Group, Hara, IHS, Honeywell, IBM, Iconics, Infor, Johnson Controls, Land Securities, Liberty Property Trust, Lixar, Lucernex, Lutron , Lynxspring, M Resort, Marriott International, Matrix, McDonald’s, Microsoft, MITIE, Mojarra, Morrisons, NH Hotels, NPower, NV Energy, Optima Energy Management, Pace Global, Paladino and Company, Panoramic Power, Phoenix Energy Technologies, Pizza Hut, Queen’s University Belfast, SAI Global, SAP, Schneider Electric, SEDAC Energy Management, Siemens, Square D, Starbucks, Stockland Corporation, Strukton, Summit Energy, Target, Tarrant Regional Water District, Tesco, The Climate Registry, Trane, Trend, Tridium, TRIRIGA, Tulane Univserity, University of Arizona, University of Liverpool, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, University of Minnesota, URV University, US Air Force, US Environmental Protection Agency, US EPA, US General Services Administration, Utilitywise, Utilyx, V2Green, Verisae, Virtual Premise, Walmart, WBCSD, Wendy’s, Western Kentucky University, Weston Solutions, WRI, WSP Environment & Energy, York.