US demand for insulation is forecast to rise 7.8 percent annually to $8.9 billion in 2016. The residential market will post the most rapid gains, advancing at a double-digit pace as housing starts rebound. Fiberglass insulation will remain the market leader, while radiant barrier/reflective insulation and cellulose grow the fastest from smaller bases.
This study analyzes the $6.1 billion US insulation industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by product (e.g., fiberglass, foamed plastics, cellulose, mineral wool, reflective insulation and radiant barriers), market (e.g., residential buildings, nonresidential buildings, industrial and HVAC equipment) and US geographic region.
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 34 industry players, including Owens Corning, Johns Manville and CertainTeed.