Frost & Sullivan honours Siemens with 2014 European Building Technologies Company of the Year Award

The European Building Technologies Company of the Year Award bestowed by Frost & Sullivan

The European Building Technologies Company of the Year Award bestowed by Frost & Sullivan

Consulting firm Frost & Sullivan has honoured Siemens’ specialist Building Technologies Division by bestowing its 2014 European Building Technologies Company of the Year Award upon the company, in turn recognising that Siemens has gained a substantial market share thanks to its solutions and services. 

Frost & Sullivan presents this annual award to companies deemed to have distinguished themselves by way of outstanding achievements in the marketplace.

Frost & Sullivan’s latest analysis revealed that, in Europe, Siemens is a leader in building management and associated services.

In particular, Frost & Sullivan has emphasised the following points:

*As a Best Practice, Siemens offers building efficiency services such as building performance assessment, analysis and benchmarking to ensure the highest return on investment for building operators

*With its enterprise-wide platforms, Siemens assists multinational companies in achieving their sustainability goals against a backdrop of increasing energy costs and stringent Government regulations

*The organisation’s services include on-site and remote monitoring of building automation systems as well as energy and sustainability management solutions

*Siemens has a proven track record of developing and launching “ground-breaking innovations” realising “significant value” for end user customers

*Even in the face of challenging economic conditions, Siemens has been able to gain market share

Siemens’ advanced control platforms integrate a wide range of disciplines including security, fire safety, lighting and energy management. All of these disciplines can now be controlled from a central location.

The award was presented to Siemens in Frankfurt on 10 December.

Siemens Building Technologies is a leading provider of innovative safety, security and energy management solutions with the flexibility to deliver both stand-alone and integrated solutions. The business consults on, designs, installs and maintains advanced technology solutions that create a safe and energy efficient environment across its customers’ businesses.

Siemens’ project portfolio includes Case Studies across many sectors including critical infrastructure, transport, the utilities, finance and the commercial/public sectors.

Siemens was established in the UK more than 170 years ago and now employs 13,760 people on home shores. The business operates offices and factories throughout the UK with its headquarters located in Frimley, Surrey.

About the Author
Brian Sims BA (Hons) Hon FSyI, Editor, Risk UK (Pro-Activ Publications) Beginning his career in professional journalism at The Builder Group in March 1992, Brian was appointed Editor of Security Management Today in November 2000 having spent eight years in engineering journalism across two titles: Building Services Journal and Light & Lighting. In 2005, Brian received the BSIA Chairman’s Award for Promoting The Security Industry and, a year later, the Skills for Security Special Award for an Outstanding Contribution to the Security Business Sector. In 2008, Brian was The Security Institute’s nomination for the Association of Security Consultants’ highly prestigious Imbert Prize and, in 2013, was a nominated finalist for the Institute's George van Schalkwyk Award. An Honorary Fellow of The Security Institute, Brian serves as a Judge for the BSIA’s Security Personnel of the Year Awards and the Securitas Good Customer Award. Between 2008 and 2014, Brian pioneered the use of digital media across the security sector, including webinars and Audio Shows. Brian’s actively involved in 50-plus security groups on LinkedIn and hosts the popular Risk UK Twitter site. Brian is a frequent speaker on the conference circuit. He has organised and chaired conference programmes for both IFSEC International and ASIS International and has been published in the national media. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk UK at Pro-Activ Publications in July 2014 and as Editor of The Paper (Pro-Activ Publications' dedicated business newspaper for security professionals) in September 2015. Brian was appointed Editor of Risk Xtra at Pro-Activ Publications in May 2018.

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