Columnists: Jim McHale

Jim founded Memoori in 2008, a consultancy company based in London that provides market research, business intelligence and financial deal tracking services to clients across several industries. Prior to Memoori, Jim worked as a business analyst for i&i Proplan researching international building controls markets. He has several years experience
researching and analysing b2b industrial markets, providing assistance to client’s strategic marketing and acquisition decisions. He has managed and delivered research projects to
numerous blue chip clients including Siemens, Honeywell, 3i and Morgan Stanley.

Longer Life-Cycles & Price Pressure Push LED Manufacturers Towards Smart Lighting Control

For LEDs, the push into the building lighting market is well under way, driven by improving energy efficiency of the technology and a longevity that is almost unmatched by competing lighting technologies. Our analysis  indicates that market penetration expressed in terms of overall revenue generation of lighting in buildings grew to around 14% at the   …Continue Reading

2014 a Good Time to Be in the Lighting Controls Business

Network based lighting controls have failed to gain much traction over the last 5 years despite the benefits that they can deliver for improving operating costs and reducing CO2 emissions. So why will the influx of LED lighting into the commercial building market open up new opportunities for controls? This is now the most exciting   …Continue Reading

Smart Building Synergy through BEMS & Enterprise Management Software

Both Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) and Enterprise Energy Management (EEM) have major parts to play in delivering Distributed Energy and Demand Response services connecting across Smart Buildings and Smart Grid. This reinforces that together they can also reach across associated applications. This must be synergy personified. Integrating the technical services in buildings is not   …Continue Reading

The Global Market for Smart Building (BEMS) to Smart Grid Software Interfaces

It is not politically or economically acceptable at this time, in any developed country in the world, to invest all the capital required for Smart Grid and Renewable Power because it could jeopardize economic growth; particularly in the present fragile economic climate. However, the fact remains that to meet the mandatory or proposed CO2 emission   …Continue Reading

The Business of LED Lighting in Buildings in 2013

The revenue from the global LED lighting market for buildings will rise from $9.46 billion in 2013 to a total of $25.4 billion by 2017. This represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in the overall market of 22%, over the 5 year period. The global shape of the LED lighting market will stay broadly   …Continue Reading