Objectives – Review the market for shading control systems used in commercial buildings.

Methodology – Using desk research initially, gather data from leading suppliers in terms of product ranges, scale of activity where possible, company turnover, project values, estimated market shares, products, distribution channels, also interview manufacturers, contractors and installers distributors and other trade commentators on their use of shading systems to determine overall market scale and activity, with forecasts of market developments over the next 5 years.

Outcome – The research identified the scale of activity across the different products, where the growth opportunities were, which end use sectors would be likely to show growth in the future.