Smart-Lighting is a hot topic all around the World. It’s everywhere around us, at home, in the office, in the streets… And lighting is responsible for 19% of the World’s energy consumption, so let’s take a closer look at how the European market is evolving…
In short: awesome! Let’s start by crunching some numbers: From 2013 til 2019, the average growth of installed smart-home systems will grow on average 57% per year. This will mean a market penetration of 15% (up from currently 2,3%)
This looks very promising indeed! In Germany, 95% of the population has already heard about the concept of smart-homes, and 87% of them said that they are interested in smart-lighting solutions.
According to a recent GfK study, the most relevant products in a smart home are (in order of importance): 1. Security/Alarm-system 2. Lighting 3. Thermostat 4. Washing machine 5. Koffee machine 6. TV 7. Dishwasher 8. Fridge 9. Oven aaaaaaand 10. Dryer
Good news then; smart-lighting solutions are in the top 3! The main drivers for people to buy smart-lighting solutions are:
- Saving Energy
- Saving costs
- Easy control & usage
And, what about you? Do you agree with those drivers?
In any case, we already look forward to the future of smart-lighting!