Energy And Facility Optimization Software Buyer’s Guide 2018

Published 28 August 2018 by Derrek Clarke

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Executive Summary

This report provides individuals responsible for selecting, implementing and managing software solutions for energy and facility management with an up-to-date analysis of 15 prominent energy and facility optimization solutions on the market. This report updates and extends our analysis of solutions provided through the Green Quadrant Facility Optimization Software published in January 2018. This analysis leverages data recently collected from 15 vendors via questionnaires and software demonstrations. It also uses insights into buyer requirements collected via our annual global surveys with building occupiers and investors. Buyers should use this guide to support them in their search for energy and facility management applications that fit their requirements and to help them to build a shortlist.

Table of contents

Energy And Facility Optimization Software Buyer’s Guide 2018
Defining Energy And Facility Optimization Software Solutions 
Facility Optimization Begins To Solidify As A Key Trend In Real Estate Management Strategies
Building Occupiers And Facility Services Firms Are The Primary Users
Buyers Need To Cut Through The Fog Of A Poorly Codified Market

Review Of Key Product Enhancements
Buyers Can Benefit From Recent Updates In Mobile Apps And The Use Of Machine Learning-Based Analytics
Vendors Have Invested In Support Services To Help Clients Improve Solution Utilization

Inclusion Criteria For The 2018 Energy And Facility Optimization Software Buyer’s Guide 
Artis Energy Intelligence Combines Managed Services With Software To Drive Facility Operational Improvements
Bosch Launches Its Connected Buildings Solution To Tackle Workplace Data Management Challenges
Current Powered By GE Provides Clients With An Expandable Smart Building Solution
EcoEnergy Insights Provides An IoT Platform To Manage Energy-Intensive Assets
EnerNOC Evolves Product Portfolio To Include Energy-as-a-Service Solutions
Enertiv Aims To Streamline Building Operations With Its IoT-Based Platform
ENTOUCH Provides A Smart Building Ecosystem For Facility Optimization
Envizi Expands Optimization Capabilities By Leveraging IoT Technologies
Facilio Launches An IoT And Artificial Intelligence-Driven Facilities Optimization Platform
Honeywell Delivers An Optimization Solution To Enable Large Multi-Site Firms To Improve Customer Experience
Schneider Electric Provides End-to-End Services-Led Smart Building Solutions
Siemens Expands Product Ecosystem To Develop A Smart Building Product Line
Softtek Provides Facility Optimization Software For Building Owners And Services Firms
Switch Automation Supports The Whole Team, From Executives To Engineers, With Its Flexible Smart Building Product Suite
Transformative Wave Brings BMS Controls And HVAC Optimization To Mid-Market Facilities

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Figure 1. Common Benefits Of Energy And Facility Optimization Solutions  
Figure 2. 15 Energy And Facility Optimization Solutions Covered In The Buyer’s Guide 

Organisations mentioned

24 Hour Fitness, Aberdeen Standard Investments, Accel, Acuity Brands, Alvarez & Marsal, Archer Daniels Midland, Artis Energy Intelligence, ASDA, Austec, Autani, Automated Logic, Bartel Energy Solutions, Beacon Capital Partners, Benihana, Best Buy, Blackbaud, Blackstone Energy Services, blauLabs, Bluestone Energy Services, Bosch Group, Bosch Software Innovations, Boston Properties, British Telecom, Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions, BuildingIQ, Buildings Alive, Building Robotics, Carbon Clear, Carrefour, CBRE, CEC Entertainment, Charter Hall, City of Coral Springs, Coles Supermarkets, Colliers International, Comfy, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Corrigo, CREE, Current, Cushman & Wakefield, Daikin, Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, Demand Logic, Danone, EcoEnergy Insights, EMCOR Services, Emerson, Enel Group, Enel X, Energetics, ENERGY STAR, EnerNOC, Enertiv, ENGIE Insight, Enlighted, ENTOUCH, Envizi, Facilio, FacilitySource, FedEx Office, Fifth Wall Ventures, Forest City, GE, General Motors, GPT Group, H&M, Hitachi Consulting, Honeywell, Ingenia, iOffice, J2 Innovations, Johnson Controls, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), JP Morgan Chase, Kepware, KinderCare, London Health Sciences Centre, MacDonald-Miller Facility Solutions, Macquarie University, Maine Machine Products, McDonald’s, Memphis City Schools, MetaProp, Microsoft, MKM Commercial Holdings Group, Modcam, NHP, Npower, Octego, Office Depot, Oxford Properties, Performance Mechanical Group, Phillips Lighting, Pioneer Energy, Powerhouse Dynamics, Prologis, Related Companies, Royal Bank of Scotland, Rudin Ventures, Schneider Electric, Senseware, ServiceChannel, Siemens, Siemens Building Technologies, Signify, SMS Assist, St. Vincent’s Hospital Group, Softtek, Softtek Integration Systems, Switch Automation, TD Bank, Tesco, thyssenkrup, Trane, Transformative Wave, United Technologies, UTC Climate, Controls & Security, Universidad de Zaragoza, Urjanet, US Department of Energy, Walgreens, Walmart, WattTime, WeWork, Whole Foods

About the author

Derrek Clarke

Senior Analyst

Derrek conducts Verdantix research on energy management and the optimization of building systems covering technologies, best practices and growth strategies. His current agenda is focused on establishing facility optimization software as a distinct category of technology investment. Derrek has 10 years of experience as a licensed architect. He joined Verdantix in 2014 and previously worked at global architecture and engineering firm HOK. Derrek holds a Masters in Architecture from Parsons and a Masters in Sustainability Management from Columbia University.

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