Ottawa-based Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA), through its Intelligent & Integrated Building Council and new Research Program, has completed its 2011 North American Intelligent Building Roadmap. The roadmap research project was designed to outline long-term opportunities in the intelligent building industry. The roadmap provides an understanding of the collective influence of emerging trends within the intelligent building industry, such as energy efficiency, renewable technology, IT convergence, and the integration of buildings with the smart grid.

The roadmap also investigates the current and future direction of the intelligent building market in North America and the opportunities it represents for participants within the value chain. The roadmap also seeks to understand the influence of current and emerging intelligent building technology solutions, with an analysis that considers commercialization, market preferences, and product acceptance.

For more information, visit the CABA website.