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Insulation

Demand for insulation in the US is forecast to rise 4.3% annually through 2023 to $12.1 billion.

Gains will be driven by growth in building construction spending.
This report analyzes demand by material in pounds, R-1, and square feet and demand by market in R-1 and value. Additionally, insulation is shown for each US Census region.

Material demand is provided for the following segments:
Fiberglass
Foamed Plastics (rigid PUR/PIR board, SPF, XPS, EPS, other foamed plastics)
Cellulose
Mineral Wool
Reflective & Radiant
Other Materials (perlite, vermiculite, other materials)

Insulation demand is broken out for the following markets:
Residential
Commercial
HVAC/Air Distribution
Appliances
Transportation Equipment
Other Markets

Insulation demand is also presented for these US Census regions:
Northeast
Midwest
South
West

Scope of the Report
This report examines the scope, size, and growth of the US insulation industry by material, market, and region. Historical data are provided for 2008, 2013, and 2018 with forecasts for 2023 and 2028. Also provided is an analysis of key industry players and their market shares


  • Executive Summary
    • Table Figure 1-1 | Key Trends in the US Insulation Market
  • Overview
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 2-1 | US Insulation Market Overview
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table US Insulation Market, 2008 – 2018
      • Table Figure 2-2 | US Insulation Demand, 2008 – 2018
    • Pricing
      • Table Average Insulation Prices by Material, 2008 – 2028
    • Demand by Type
      • Thermal vs. Acoustic
        • Table Insulation Demand by Type, 2008 – 2028
      • Acoustic Insulation Demand by Material
        • Table Acoustic Insulation Demand by Material, 2008 – 2028
    • Foreign Trade
      • Table Insulation Foreign Trade, 2008 – 2028
    • Environmental & Other Regulatory Issues
      • Building Codes & Other Regulations
        • Table US Insulation Market: Environmental & Regulatory Issues
      • R-Values & Energy Efficiency
        • Table Insulation R-Values by Material
      • Indoor Air Quality & Health & Safety Issues
      • Blowing Agents
      • Recycling
  • Materials
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 3-1 | Insulation Materials: Key Trends
    • Insulation Demand by Material
      • Market Volume
        • Table Insulation Demand by Material, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 3-2 | Insulation Demand Share by Material, 2018
      • Market Value
        • Table Insulation Demand by Material, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 3-3 | Insulation Demand Share by Material, 2008 – 2028
    • Fiberglass
      • Fiberglass: Demand by Market
        • Table Fiberglass Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 3-4 | Fiberglass Share of Insulation Market, 2018
      • Fiberglass: Demand by Product Form
        • Table Fiberglass Insulation Demand by Product Form, 2008 – 2028
      • Fiberglass: Suppliers & Market Share
        • Table Figure 3-5 | US Fiberglass Insulation Market Share by Company, 2018
        • Table Figure 3-6 | Leading US Fiberglass Insulation Supplier
        • Table Figure 3-7 | Second Leading US Fiberglass Insulation Supplier
        • Table Figure 3-8 | Third Leading US Fiberglass Insulation Supplier
        • Table Figure 3-9 | Fourth Leading US Fiberglass Insulation Supplier
    • Foamed Plastic
      • Foamed Plastic: Demand by Market
        • Table Foamed Plastic Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 3-10 | Foamed Plastic Share of Insulation Market, 2018
      • Foamed Plastic: Demand by Plastic Resin
        • Table Foamed Plastic Insulation Demand by Resin, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 3-11 | Foamed Plastic Insulation Demand Share by Resin, 2018
      • Rigid Polyurethane/Polyisocyanurate (PUR/PIR) Board
        • Table Rigid PUR/PIR Board Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
      • Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF)
        • Table SPF Insulation Demand by Market & Type, 2008 – 2028
      • Extruded Polystyrene (XPS)
        • Table XPS Foam Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
      • Expanded Polystyrene (EPS)
        • Table EPS Foam Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
      • Other Foamed Plastics
        • Table Other Foamed Plastic Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
      • Foamed Plastic: Suppliers & Market Share
        • Table Figure 3-12 | US Foamed Plastic Insulation Market Share by Company, 2018
        • Table Figure 3-13 | Leading US Foamed Plastic Insulation Supplier
        • Table Figure 3-14 | Second Leading US Foamed Plastic Insulation Supplier
        • Table Figure 3-15 | Third Leading US Foamed Plastic Insulation Supplier
        • Table Figure 3-16 | Fourth Leading US Foamed Plastic Insulation Supplier
        • Table Figure 3-17 | Fifth Leading US Foamed Plastic Insulation Supplier
    • Cellulose
      • Cellulose: Demand by Market
        • Table Cellulose Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 3-18 | Cellulose Share of Insulation Market, 2018
      • Cellulose: Demand by Product Form
        • Table Cellulose Insulation Demand by Product Form, 2008 – 2028
      • Cellulose: Suppliers & Market Share
        • Table Figure 3-19 | US Cellulose Insulation Market Share by Company, 2018
    • Mineral Wool
      • Mineral Wool: Demand by Market
        • Table Mineral Wool Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 3-20 | Mineral Wool Share of Insulation Market, 2018
      • Mineral Wool: Demand by Product Form & Material
        • Table Mineral Wool Insulation Demand by Product Form & Material, 2008 – 2028
      • Mineral Wool: Suppliers & Market Share
        • Table Figure 3-21 | US Mineral Wool Insulation Market Share by Company, 2018
    • Reflective Insulation & Radiant Barriers
      • Reflective Insulation & Radiant Barriers: Demand by Market
        • Table Reflective Insulation & Radiant Barrier Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
      • Reflective Insulation & Radiant Barriers: Suppliers & Market Share
        • Table Figure 3-22 | US Reflective Insulation & Radiant Barrier Market Share by Company, 2018
    • Other Insulation Materials
      • Other Insulation Materials: Demand by Market
        • Table Other Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
      • Other Insulation Materials: Demand by Material & Product Form
        • Table Other Insulation Demand by Material & Product Form, 2008 – 2028
  • Markets
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 4-1 | US Insulation Markets
    • Insulation Demand by Market
      • Market Value
        • Table Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 4-2 | Insulation Demand Share by Market, 2018
      • Market Volume
        • Table Insulation Demand by Market, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 4-3 | Insulation Demand Share by Market, 2018
    • Residential Buildings
      • Residential Buildings: Volume Demand by Material
        • Table Residential Building Insulation Demand by Material, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 4-4 | Residential Building Insulation Volume Demand vs. New Residential Floor Space, 2008 – 2023
      • Residential Buildings: Value Demand by Material & Type
        • Table Residential Building Insulation Demand by Material & Type, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 4-5 | Residential Building Insulation Demand vs. Residential Building Construction, 2008 – 2023
      • Residential Buildings: Demand by Housing Type
        • Table Residential Building Insulation Demand by Housing Type, 2008 – 2028
      • Residential Buildings: Demand by Project Type (New vs. Retrofit)
        • Table Residential Buildings Demand by Project Type, 2008 – 2028
      • New Residential Insulation Demand
        • Table New Residential Building Insulation Demand by Material, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 4-6 | New Residential Building Insulation Demand vs. Conventional Housing Starts, 2008 – 2023
      • Residential Retrofit Insulation Demand
        • Table Residential Retrofit Insulation Demand by Material, 2008 – 2028
      • Residential Buildings: Material Cost Comparison
        • Table Figure 4-7 | Residential Building Insulation Material Cost Comparison, 2018
    • Commercial Buildings
      • Commercial Buildings: Volume Demand by Material
        • Table Commercial Building Insulation Demand by Material, 2008 – 2028
      • Commercial Buildings: Value Demand by Material & Type
        • Table Commercial Building Insulation Demand by Material & Type, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 4-8 | Commercial Building Insulation Demand vs. Nonresidential Building Construction Expenditures, 2008 – 2023
      • Commercial Buildings: Demand by Building Type
        • Table Commercial Building Insulation Demand by Building Type, 2008 – 2028
      • Commercial Buildings: Demand by Project Type (New vs. Retrofit)
        • Table Commercial Building Insulation Demand by Project Type, 2008 – 2028
      • Commercial Buildings: Material Cost Comparison
        • Table Figure 4-9 | Commercial Building Insulation Material Cost Comparison, 2018
    • Industrial & Plant Equipment
      • Table Industrial & Plant Equipment Insulation Demand by Material & Type, 2008 – 2028
    • HVAC/Air Distribution
      • Table HVAC/Air Distribution Insulation Demand by Material & Type, 2008 – 2028
    • Appliances
      • Table Appliance Insulation Demand by Material & Type, 2008 – 2028
    • Transportation Equipment
      • Table Transportation Equipment Insulation Demand by Material & Type, 2008 – 2028
    • Other Insulation Markets
      • Table Other Insulation Markets; Demand by Material & Type, 2008 – 2028
  • Regions
    • Key Findings
      • Table Figure 5-1 | Regional Insulation Demand Trends
    • Demand by Region
      • Table Insulation Demand by Region, 2008 – 2028
    • Northeast
      • Northeast: Demand by Subregion & Market
        • Table Northeast Insulation Demand by Subregion & Market, 2008 – 2028
      • New England
      • Middle Atlantic
    • Midwest
      • Midwest: Demand by Subregion & Market
        • Table Midwest Insulation Demand by Subregion & Market, 2008 – 2028
      • East North Central
      • West North Central
    • South
      • South: Demand by Subregion & Market
        • Table South Insulation Demand by Subregion & Market, 2008 – 2028
      • South Atlantic
      • East South Central
      • West South Central
    • West
      • West: Demand by Subregion & Market
        • Table West Insulation Demand by Subregion & Market, 2008 – 2028
      • Mountain
      • Pacific
  • Industry Structure
    • Key Findings & Industry Composition
      • Table US Insulation Product Sales for Selected Companies, 2018
    • Market Share
      • Table Figure 6-1 | US Insulation Market Share by Company, 2018
      • Table Figure 6-2 | Leading US Insulation Supplier
      • Table Figure 6-3 | Second Leading US Insulation Supplier
      • Table Figure 6-4 | Third Leading US Insulation Supplier
      • Table Figure 6-5 | Fourth Leading US Insulation Supplier
      • Table Figure 6-6 | Fifth Leading US Insulation Supplier
    • New Product Development
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Marketing
    • Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table Selected Cooperative Agreements
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table Selected Mergers & Acquisitions
    • List of Industry Participants
      • Table Selected Industry Participants
  • Appendix
    • Scope
      • Table Study Scope: US Geographic Regions & Subregions
      • Table Relevant Industry Codes
      • Table Relevant HS Codes
    • Definitions
    • Abbreviations
      • Table Abbreviations & Acronyms Used in Study
    • Freedonia Methodology
    • Study-Specific Methodology
    • Sources
    • Associations & Agencies
    • Related Studies & Reports
    • Macroeconomic Assumptions
      • Economic Environment
        • Table Macroeconomic Indicators, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 7-1 | Annual Growth in Real GDP, 2000 – 2018, Compared to 1980 – 2005 Average
      • Demographic Trends
        • Table Population & Households, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 7-2 | Annual Population Growth, 2003 – 2018
      • Building Construction
        • Table Building Construction Expenditures, 2008 – 2028
      • Residential Building Construction
        • Table Residential Building Construction Expenditures, 2008 – 2028
      • Residential Improvements & Repairs
        • Table Residential Improvement & Repair Expenditures, 2008 – 2028
      • Commercial Building Construction
        • Table Commercial Building Construction Expenditures, 2008 – 2028
      • Commercial Building Improvements & Repairs
        • Table Commercial Building Improvement & Repair Expenditures, 2008 – 2028
      • Housing Starts
        • Table Housing Starts, 2008 – 2028
      • Housing Stock
        • Table Housing Stock by Type, 2008 – 2028
        • Table Figure 7-3 | Housing Stock by Year of Construction, 2018
      • Commercial Building Stock
        • Table Commercial Building Stock Value by Type 2008 – 2028
      • Consumer Financing
        • Table Consumer Financing Environment, 2008 – 2018

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