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Navigant Research names market leaders in Building Energy Management Systems report

April 27, 2015 - Navigant Research’s recent Leaderboard Report of Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) analyzed 14 companies’ BEMS offerings to rank the top 10 vendors.


April 27, 2015
By Renée Francoeur

The leaders include:

1. Schneider Electric

2. Siemens

3. Elster EnergyICT

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4. Johnson Controls

5. Verisae

6. IBM

7. Cylon Active Energy

8. C3 Energy

9. GridPoint

10. Ecova

These BEMS vendors were rated on ten criteria: vision, go-to-market strategy, partnership strategy, technology & solution portfolio, geographic coverage, user interface, breath/depth of applications, technology openness & interoperability, customer acquisition & partnerships, and scalability & staying power.

Schneider Electric said its StruxureWare software received top scores for strategy and execution in “providing actionable insights” to facility managers for reduced energy consumption and stronger return on investment.

“The Navigant report reflects Schneider Electric’s dedication to and long legacy in energy and sustainability management,” said Alan Taaffe, director of marketing and business development for buildings with Schneider Electric Canada. “Our expertise can help drive more efficient operations and stronger return on investment for leaders in diverse parts of enterprise operations and management. StruxureWare is a key factor in breaking down informational silos by sharing access to intelligent and actionable insights across the organization.”

According to Navigant, the BEMS market is “poised for significant growth in the coming years.” The organization forecasts that the global BEMS market will grow from $2.4 billion in 2014 to $5.6 billion in 2020.