Insulation

US insulation demand will rise 5.3 percent annually through 2012, based on renewed growth in housing construction. Fiberglass will remain the leading insulation material and outpace demand for the second largest type, foamed plastic. Reflective insulation and radiant barriers will see the fastest growth, albeit from a small base.

This study analyzes the $8.5 billion US insulation industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 1997, 2002 and 2007, and forecasts for 2012 and 2017 by insulation type (e.g., fiberglass, foamed plastics, cellulose, mineral wool, reflective insulation and radiant barriers), market (e.g., residential construction, nonresidential construction, industrial and HVAC equipment); and US region.

The study also considers market environment factors, details industry composition, evaluates company market share and profiles 34 major players, including Owens Corning, Johns Manville, CertainTeed, Dow Chemical, Knauf, Guardian Industries, and Atlas Roofing.

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  1. Insulation

    $4,600.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $82.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $102.00

      1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND (million dollars)

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $1,884.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Outlook

        $192.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS (billion 2000 dollars)

      3. 3.3 Demographic Trends

        $116.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS (million people)

      4. 3.4 Consumer Spending Trends

        $82.00

        1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      5. 3.5 Consumer Financing Trends

        $165.00

        1. Table | CONSUMER FINANCING ENVIRONMENT, 1997-2007

      6. 3.6 Building Construction Trends

        $807.00

        1. Table | BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

        2. 3.6.1 Residential Construction

          $450.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

          2. Table | HOUSING INDICATORS

          3. Table | HOUSING STOCK BY TYPE (million units)

          4. Table | RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

        3. 3.6.2 Nonresidential Construction

          $259.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

          2. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES (billion dollars)

      7. 3.7 Manufacturing Outlook

        $125.00

        1. Table | MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS (billion dollars)

      8. 3.8 Pricing

        $118.00

        1. Table | AVERAGE INSULATION PRICES (dollars per pound)

      9. 3.9 Historical Trends

        $107.00

        1. Table | INSULATION MARKET, 1997-2007

      10. 3.10 Foreign Trade

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        1. Table | INSULATION FOREIGN TRADE (million dollars)

      11. 3.11 World Insulation Overview

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    4. 4 OVERVIEW

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      1. 4.1 General

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      2. 4.2 R-Values

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      3. 4.3 Material Variations in Thermal Resistance

        $128.00

        1. Table | INSULATION R-VALUES BY MATERIAL

      4. 4.4 Environmental & Regulatory Issues

        $400.00

        1. 4.4.1 Energy Efficiency Considerations

          $101.00

        2. 4.4.2 Indoor Air Quality Issues

          $82.00

        3. 4.4.3 Renewable Resources & Recycling Considerations

          $115.00

        4. 4.4.4 Materials-Based Considerations

          $126.00

      5. 4.5 Insulation Demand

        $82.00

        1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND BY VALUE (million dollars)

    5. 5 PRODUCTS

      $2,202.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $85.00

        1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million pounds)

      2. 5.2 Fiberglass

        $474.00

        1. 5.2.1 Materials

          $82.00

        2. 5.2.2 R-Values

          $82.00

        3. 5.2.3 Product Forms

          $149.00

          1. Table | FIBERGLASS INSULATION DEMAND BY PRODUCT FORM (million pounds)

        4. 5.2.4 Markets

          $195.00

          1. Table | FIBERGLASS INSULATION DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

      3. 5.3 Foamed Plastic

        $627.00

        1. 5.3.1 Materials

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        2. 5.3.2 R-Values

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        3. 5.3.3 Product Forms

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        4. 5.3.4 Markets

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          1. Table | FOAMED PLASTIC INSULATION DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

        5. 5.3.5 Resins

          $452.00

          1. Table | FOAMED PLASTIC INSULATION DEMAND BY RESIN (million pounds)

          2. Table | RIGID URETHANE FOAM INSULATION DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million pounds)

          3. Table | RIGID URETHANE FOAM INSULATION DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

          4. Table | POLYSTYRENE FOAM INSULATION DEMAND BY PRODUCT (million pounds)

          5. Table | POLYSTYRENE FOAM INSULATION DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

          6. Table | OTHER FOAMED PLASTIC INSULATION DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

      4. 5.4 Cellulose

        $190.00

        1. 5.4.1 Product Forms

          $82.00

          1. Table | CELLULOSE INSULATION DEMAND BY PRODUCT FORM (million pounds)

        2. 5.4.2 Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | CELLULOSE INSULATION DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

      5. 5.5 Mineral Wool

        $252.00

        1. Table | MINERAL WOOL INSULATION DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million pounds) 1997 - 2017

        2. 5.5.1 Product Forms

          $82.00

          1. Table | MINERAL WOOL INSULATION DEMAND BY PRODUCT FORM (million pounds)

        3. 5.5.2 Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | MINERAL WOOL INSULATION DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

      6. 5.6 Reflective Insulation & Radiant Barrier

        $244.00

        1. Table | REFLECTIVE INSULATION & RADIANT BARRIER DEMAND BY TYPE (million dollars)

        2. 5.6.1 Product Forms

          $82.00

        3. 5.6.2 Markets

          $104.00

          1. Table | REFLECTIVE INSULATION & RADIANT BARRIER DEMAND BY MARKET (million dollars)

      7. 5.7 Other Insulation Products

        $330.00

        1. 5.7.1 Materials

          $204.00

          1. Table | OTHER INSULATION DEMAND BY MATERIAL (million pounds)

        2. 5.7.2 Product Forms

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER INSULATION DEMAND BY PRODUCT FORM (million pounds)

        3. 5.7.3 Markets

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER INSULATION DEMAND BY MARKET (million pounds)

    6. 6 MARKETS

      $1,524.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $189.00

        1. 6.1.1 Demand by Market Value

          $82.00

          1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND BY MARKET VALUE (million dollars)

        2. 6.1.2 Demand by Insulation Value

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          1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND BY INSULATION VALUE (billion square feet R-1)

      2. 6.2 Residential Construction

        $585.00

        1. 6.2.1 Materials

          $134.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION MARKET FOR INSULATION BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        2. 6.2.2 Applications

          $423.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION MARKET FOR INSULATION BY APPLICATION (billion square feet R-1)

          2. Table | NEW HOUSING APPLICATIONS FOR INSULATION (billion square feet R-1)

          3. Table | RESIDENTIAL ATTIC REINSULATION APPLICATIONS FOR INSULATION (billion square feet R-1)

          4. Table | RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT & REPLACEMENT APPLICATIONS FOR INSULATION (billion square feet R-1)

      3. 6.3 Nonresidential Construction

        $358.00

        1. 6.3.1 Materials

          $123.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION MARKET FOR INSULATION BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        2. 6.3.2 Applications

          $184.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION MARKET FOR INSULATION BY APPLICATION & TYPE (billion square feet R-1)

      4. 6.4 Industrial & HVAC Equipment

        $212.00

        1. 6.4.1 Materials

          $100.00

          1. Table | INDUSTRIAL & HVAC EQUIPMENT MARKETS FOR INSULATION BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        2. 6.4.2 Applications

          $89.00

          1. Table | INDUSTRIAL & HVAC EQUIPMENT MARKETS FOR INSULATION BY APPLICATION (billion square feet R-1)

      5. 6.5 Other Insulation Markets

        $180.00

        1. 6.5.1 Material

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          1. Table | OTHER INSULATION MARKETS BY MATERIAL (million dollars)

        2. 6.5.2 Applications

          $94.00

          1. Table | OTHER INSULATION MARKETS BY APPLICATION (billion square feet R-1)

    7. 7 REGIONAL DEMAND

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      1. 7.1 General

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      2. 7.2 Regional Demographic & Economic Trends

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        1. 7.2.1 Regional Demographic Trends

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          1. Table | POPULATION BY REGION (million people)

        2. 7.2.2 Regional Economic Trends

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          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION (billion dollars)

        3. 7.2.3 Regional Construction Trends

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          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION (billion dollars)

        4. 7.2.4 Regional Housing Trends

          $90.00

          1. Table | REGIONAL HOME SALES & NEW HOUSING STARTS (thousand units)

      3. 7.3 Regional Insulation Demand

        $838.00

        1. Table | INSULATION DEMAND BY REGION (million dollars)

        2. 7.3.1 Northeast

          $173.00

          1. Table | NORTHEAST INSULATION DEMAND BY SUBREGION & MARKET (million dollars)

        3. 7.3.2 Midwest

          $168.00

          1. Table | MIDWEST INSULATION DEMAND BY SUBREGION & MARKET (million dollars)

        4. 7.3.3 South

          $262.00

          1. Table | SOUTH INSULATION DEMAND BY SUBREGION & MARKET (million dollars)

        5. 7.3.4 West

          $178.00

          1. Table | WEST INSULATION DEMAND BY SUBREGION & MARKET (million dollars)

    8. 8 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

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      1. 8.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 8.2 Industry Composition

        $166.00

        1. Table | INSULATION SALES BY COMPANY, 2007 (million dollars)

      3. 8.3 Market Share

        $130.00

      4. 8.4 Manufacturing & New Product Development

        $84.00

      5. 8.5 Competitive Strategies

        $117.00

      6. 8.6 Marketing & Distribution

        $120.00

      7. 8.7 Acquisitions & Divestitures

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      8. 8.8 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      9. 8.9 Company Profile

        $4,397.00

      10. 8.10 Additional Companies Mentioned in the Study

        $82.00

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