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Global Smart Windows Market 2016-2020

About Smart Windows

Globally, the construction industry is focusing on the augmentation of energy efficient and sustainable structures. In segments like the residential sector, commercial sector, and public infrastructure sector, smart technologies are being used for the development of smart and green buildings. Cement, brick, and granite are being replaced with glass as it offers natural insulation, environmental protection, safety, and security.

Earlier, smart glasses were being increasingly used in the automotive and electronic industries. However, it is now gaining popularity in the construction industry. Construction companies are shifting from the adoption of conventional weather protection features to advanced energy conserving options. The two forms of smart glass, namely, active and passive glasses, are increasingly being used in the windows of commercial and residential buildings.

Technavio’s analysts forecast the global smart windows market to grow at a CAGR of 21.13% during the period 2016-2020.

Covered in this report

The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global smart windows market for 2016-2020. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sale of new smart window units globally.

The market is divided into the following segments based on products:

  • Electrically activated
  • Environmentally activated
Technavio's report, Global Smart Windows Market 2016-2020, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the market landscape and its growth prospects over the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key vendors
  • RavenBrick
  • Research Frontiers
  • SAGE Electrochromics
  • View
    prominent vendors
  • ChromoGenics
  • Diamond Glass
  • EControl-Glas
  • Gesimat
  • GlasNovations
  • Heliotrope Technologies
  • Hitachi Chemical
  • Pleotint
  • Polytronix
  • Scienstry
  • Vista Window
  • Light control
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
  • High installation and manufacturing costs
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
  • Increased use of smart windows in sustainable buildings
  • For a full, detailed list, view our report
Key questions answered in this report
  • What will the market size be in 2020 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

Press Release

Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Smart Windows Market 2016-2020

Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global Smart Windows Market: RavenBrick, Research Frontiers, SAGE Electrochromics and View.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: ChromoGenics, Diamond Glass, EControl-Glas, Gesimat, GlasNovations, Heliotrope Technologies, Hitachi Chemical, Pleotint, Polytronix, and Scienstry.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “Sustainability in construction comes from now just the building structure but also the use of processes that are eco-friendly and resource-efficient throughout the building's life cycle, i.e., from siting to design, construction, operation, maintenance, renovation, and demolition. The smart glass used for smart windows complements sustainability efforts.”

According to the report, Smart windows are growing in popularity because of their ability to regulate daylight. The amount of light passing through the windows can be automatically controlled using photo sensors. Smart windows block UV rays.

Further, the report states that high installation and manufacturing costs hinders the market growth.

Companies Mentioned

RavenBrick, Research Frontiers, SAGE Electrochromics, View, ChromoGenics, Diamond Glass, EControl-Glas, Gesimat, GlasNovations, Heliotrope Technologies, Hitachi Chemical, Pleotint, Polytronix, Scienstry.

  • Executive summary
    • Highlights
  • Scope of the report
    • Market overview
    • Top-vendor offerings
      • Table Projects completed
  • Market research methodology
    • Research methodology
    • Economic indicators
  • Introduction
    • Key market highlights
  • Market landscape
    • Market size and forecast
      • Table Global smart windows market 2015-2020 ($ millions)
    • Five forces analysis
      • Table Five forces analysis
  • Market segmentation by technology
    • Table Smart windows by type
    • Electrically activated
      • Table Electrochromic window
      • Table Liquid crystal
      • Table Suspended particle
    • Environmentally activated
  • Market drivers
    • Light control
    • Energy efficiency
      • Table Energy distribution for HVAC in a building
    • Increased occupant comfort and productivity
  • Impact of drivers
    • Table Impact of drivers
  • Market challenges
    • High installation and manufacturing costs
    • Complex installation process
    • Operational issues with passive smart windows
  • Impact of drivers and challenges
    • Table Impact of drivers and challenges
  • Market trends
    • Increased use of smart windows in sustainable buildings
    • Use of smart windows in bathrooms
  • Vendor landscape
    • Competitive scenario
    • Vendors
    • Key highlights
    • Other prominent vendors
  • Appendix
    • List of abbreviations
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