Building management and the controls market will continue to grow and will be at the centre of cutting carbon emissions and reducing energy use in the UK over – according to the director general of the Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA).
Cedric Sloan said the potential of the market was shown by the decision by British Gas to buy up Building Management Systems Integrators last week.
British Gas has said it expects the building management market to double in size to £2 billion over the next five.
The Building Controls Industry Association is a member of FETA and Mr Sloan said: “I would completely concur with British Gas’ prediction. I think building controls have a major role to play in the energy efficiency of buildings.
“We feel they are at the centre of everything and British Gas paying attention to that emphasises what we have believed for several years.”
British Gas has set a target of being first or second within the sector
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