The 2nd edition of the 'Water Heating Market Report - UK 2017-2021 Analysis' reviews the development of the market for water heating products in the UK, driven by the growth of mains pressurised water heating systems in particular.
The report represents an informed, up-to-date and detailed review of the domestic and non-domestic water heating market
Key areas covered:
Hot water storage systems - unvented cylinders, vented cylinders, thermal stores, gas-fired water heaters, renewables cylinders, small cylinders.
Instantaneous water heaters - multi-point, single point.
Boiling water - heater units, taps.
Key areas of insight include:
Impact of renewable technologies on domestic and non-domestic water heating systems. Influence of developments such boiling water taps used for hot drinks and food preparation, both in domestic properties and in commercial premises. Impact of changing legislation regarding the efficiency and environmental impact of water heating -ErP 2015, Part L, new simplified rules on energy efficiency incorporated with building regulations. Development of mains pressurised systems, with increasing demand for high flow rates, performance showering, multi-bathroom properties etc. Impact of fluctuating fuel prices with consumers and businesses looking for alternative methods of hot water heating. Increasing use of smart heating controls for remote management of both heating and hot water.
Hot Water Storage Systems
Overall market size, trends and forecasts to 2021. Key market influences including legislative changes - Part L. ErP, Government grants and incentives etc, housebuilding and RMI expenditure. Domestic ownership levels for 2016 and historical developments. Source of fuel. Product mix etc. Cylinders >15 litre capacity - product mix by type, vented and unvented, direct and indirect. Market size, product trends, key end use sectors. Renewable cylinders - solar and heat pump compatible cylinders, twin and triple coil. Market trends, prospects, end use sectors. Thermal storage systems - benefits, characteristics, applications etc. Pre-plumbed cylinders - market and products trends, benefits, key sectors, e.g. new house build, existing properties. Small cylinders <15 litre capacity - vented and unvented, market and products trends, market size, suppliers. Major manufacturers - market share, factors influencing market position, characteristics, turnover, product range. Review of distribution - key channels and developments, market share and an overview of the main distributors in each channels. Installation and specification - process in new build, refurbishment etc.
Instantaneous Water Heaters
Overall market size, trends and forecasts to 2021. Legislative changes - Part L, ErP etc. Government initiatives - smart meters etc. Advantages and disadvantages. Multi-point heaters - gas-fired, electric. Key product and market trends, condensing technology, applications, market prospects. Single-point heaters - gas-fired, electric. In-line, hand wash units. Product trends, developments etc. Leading manufacturers - market shares, characteristics, products and turnover. Review of distribution - key channels, distributor profiles and developments.
Boiling, Water Heaters & Taps
Overall market size, trends and forecasts to 2021. Key market influences and drivers. Product mix - boiling water heaters, boiling water taps. Including market trends, key influences, benefits, applications, product developments etc. Supply and distribution - market shares of leading suppliers and distributors, characteristics, turnover, key distribution channels, new product launches etc.