70+ pages and 20+ charts/tables the report covers the
following product sectors:-Of
BATHROOM PRODUCTS –
suites, baths, brassware, showers and fittings.
harvesting systems and greywater recycling systems.
The UK market for
water saving plumbing products has grown significantly in recent years
and is estimated to be worth £160 million at manufacturers’ selling
prices in 2010. This market estimate includes domestic and commercial
plumbing products designed specifically to save water and be water
efficient for everyday use.
The outlook for this
market in 2011 is positive with good growth predicted over the next
few years. The future performance of the water saving plumbing
products market is likely to be driven by Government legislative
changes and growing concerns about climate change, including
attitudes towards water usage and its impact on the environment.
Areas of Particular
- Part G changes provide limits to water consumption in new homes.
Water consumption targets set by the Code for Sustainable Homes
will increase to level 4 for public new housing in 2012 and level 6
Water supply and
– influenced by climate change and demographic changes.
35% of UK homes have a water meter, potentially
increasing towards 80% by 2020, driving water saving plumbing
products to save money.
Product trends and
greater emphasis on sustainability, in the production
chain and product development planning. New products specifically
designed to deliver satisfactory performance and use less water.
Some of the companies included:
3P Technik UK, ACO Water Management, AL Challis Ltd, Alumasc Exterior
Building Products, Aquaco, Aqualisa Products, Aquality Trading &
Consulting, Balmoral Tanks, Bord na Móna Environmental UK, BritishEco,
Carlow Precast Tanks UK, CME Sanitary Systems, Combined Harvesters, CPM
Environmental, DAB Pumps, Damixa, Direct Pumps and Tanks, Duravit, Ecozi,
Edincare, Franke Sissons, Freerain, Freewater UK, Geberit, Gentworks,
Graf, Grohe, Grundfos Pumps, H20 Water Management, Hansgrohe, Horne
Engineering, Ideal Standard, Impulse Bathrooms, Intatec, Intelligent
Energy Solutions, Jacuzzi, Kaldewei UK, Kingspan Water, Kohler Mira
Limited, Laufen, Lecico Plc, Marflow Engineering, Marley Plumbing &
Drainage, Masco, Methven UK, Neptune Aqua, Oaklands Environmental, Obart
Pumps, Opella, Owls Hall Environmental, Parlock Water Management, Pegler
Yorkshire Group, Polypipe Building Products, Porcelanosa, Rainharvesting
Systems, RainWater Harvesting, Redring, Reliance Water Controls, Rewatec
UK, Roca, Rodin Group, Roman, Sanitec, Sanlamere UK, SCP Environmental,
Stormsaver, Thomas Dudley, Tricel Environmental Solutions, Triton, Ultra
Finishing, Vado, Water Technology Engineering, Waterscan, Wavin UK, WPL,
Key areas of coverage in the report include:-
Economic overview, social and demographic trends, population growth,
level of activity within the private RMI sector, consumer confidence
and expenditure etc.
by value, rates of change, current trends and future
MARKET TRENDS AND INFLUENCES
Water supply –
including climate change, current situation, public
water supply trends, and future prospects.
Water usage -
demographic changes, growing number of second bathrooms and ensuites,
increase in water using devices in the home. Volume trends in water
use per person and where used in the home.
Water metering –
including impact on market demand, current penetration levels and
changes – Part G
and the Code for Sustainable Homes. Future impact on market
Product Labelling Scheme and Water Technology List
– including influence on supplier choice.
WATER EFFICIENT BATHROOM PRODUCTS
– by value and share.
- mixer taps with water saving ‘click’ technology, aerated spray taps,
mechanical self closing or timed flow taps. Taps that have remote
electronic sensors, digital controls etc.
- aerated shower heads, flow limiting devices. Digital shower systems
that allow water flow to be controlled and run for set amounts of
time. Mini mixer showers, water efficient electric showers etc.
WC suite trends
– water efficient single flush and dual flush cisterns, delayed flush
cisterns, water displacement devices, electronic flushing systems etc.
Baths trends -
water saving and low volume baths. P and L-shaped shower baths.
of leading suppliers including company profile,
turnover, key brands etc.
significant other manufacturers.
– merchants, DIY multiples, specialists, Internet e-tailers
Trends and key
WATER RECYCLING PRODUCTS
– by value and share.
harvesting trends –
components, product design improvements i.e. ‘smart’ header tanks, use
of solar power etc.
recycling trends –
commercial systems, domestic systems, combined basin and WC units,
recycling showers etc.
– merchants, recycling specialists, Internet e-tailers
Trends and key