Building Insulation Products Market Report – UK 2019-2023

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Building Insulation Products Market Report – UK 2019-2023

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This report reviews the market for insulation products used in buildings for thermal, acoustic and fire protection applications. The main structural applications covered are; roofing, external walls, floors and building services / HVAC.

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The 8th edition of this report has been fully updated to cover the latest developments in the market in terms of the impact of key drivers such as the performance of the UK building market as well as the impact of Government initiatives. The report includes market sizing, drivers, developments and prospects through to 2023, key products with mixes and trends, key suppliers and routes to market.

Key issues covered:

  • Forecasts of market development to 2023 – the effects of current government initiatives, the impacts of building regulation amendments and the influence of energy price changes, etc.
  • Detailed assessment of recent market trends – the influence of housebuilding and non-residential construction etc.
  • Specific and relevant information – details of market size, factors influencing the market, and key players.
  • Analysis by product group – product mix and influences in the main insulation products sectors.
  • Analysis by end use sectors – key applications and end use sectors for building insulation.

Key areas of insight include:

  • Changing mix of insulation products by end use sector.
  • Review of key suppliers, distributors and installers.
  • Assessment of market potential by end use application covering domestic RMI and retrofit, new build, non-residential building etc.
  • Detailed reviews of key end use applications e.g. lofts, cavity walls, solid walls and flat roofs. Evaluation of impact of government programmes.

Some of the companies included:

A & M Energy Solutions, Armacell, CCF, Cellecta, CIUR, Dyson Energy Services, Encon Insulation, Everwarm, Grafton, Instagroup, Isover, Jablite, Jewson, Kay-Metzeler EPS, Kingspan Group, Knauf Insulation, Lawtech, Miller Pattison, Minster Insulation, Pittsburgh Corning UK, Promat UK, Ravago Building Solutions, Recticel Insulation, Rockwool, Saint Gobain Construction Products, Siderise, SIG plc, Superglass Insulation and Xtratherm.

Market Performance – Recent Trends and Forecasts

  • Overall market size & trends in 2018/19 – analysis of impact of Government programmes; assessment of recent trends in energy prices & other market drivers e.g. changes to Building Regulations etc.
  • Overall market forecasts to 2023 – assessment of impacts of the building and construction market across the residential and non-residential markets.
  • Potential areas for growth in future years – flat roofs in the non-residential sector, added value solutions, ‘easy-to-fill’ lofts etc.

Insulation Product Mixes – Glass Wool, Stone Wool etc.

  • By material by value – i.e. glass wool, stone wool, urethane, polystyrene, phenolic foam etc.
  • Overview of key materials – identification of key trends and supplier shares.

Application Market Mixes – Lofts, Cavity Walls, Solid Walls

  • Lofts: profile of homes with lofts in GB; trends in retrofit by area installed, material mix; market prospects for loft insulation.
  • Cavity walls: profile of homes with cavity walls; trends in domestic cavity wall insulation, material mix; market prospects for domestic cavity wall insulation.
  • Solid walls: profile of homes with solid walls; trends in retrofit sector by area installed, market prospects.
  • Flat roofs: profile of buildings with flat roofs, mixes by end-use & materials, trends and prospects for flat roof insulation.
  • Other including ground floor thermal insulation, acoustic insulation and site built metal cladding and roofing systems.

End User Market Mixes – Retrofit, House Building, Non-Domestic

  • General overview of mix between domestic retrofit, housebuilding and non-domestic sectors.
  • Review of domestic retrofit: profile of housing stock; analysis of recent trends, market mix by application; market potential for lofts, cavity & solid wall insulation.
  • Review of housebuilding: profile of housebuilding stock; recent trends; market mixes.
  • Review of non-domestic: recent trends and assessment of potential demand for retrofit insulation in existing commercial premises.

Supply Chain & Distribution Profile

  • Supplier review – market shares & trends, company profiles.
  • Distributor review – channel shares, company profiles.

This 8th edition of the UK Building Insulation Products Market reviews the market for insulation products used in buildings for thermal, acoustic and fire protection applications. The main structural applications covered are; roofing, external walls, floors and building services/HVAC.

The main applications for structural thermal products are primarily lofts (cold roofs), pitched (warm) roofs, flat roofs, cavity walls, internal solid walls, ground floors and underfloor heating systems. Acoustic insulation products are mainly used on party walls, intermediate floors and partitioning. HVAC and pipework insulation is used on heating and air-conditioning ductwork, hot and cold water pipework and process pipework and storage tanks used in industrial applications.

In 2015 the market for building insulation products experienced a downturn, driven by a significant fall in government-subsidised retrofitted installation activity, which had been a large end use sector. The Green Deal was scrapped that year, and reduced funding to deliver the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) resulted in far lower levels of domestic installation activity compared to under previous government initiatives such as CERT and CESP, which ended in 2012.

This sharp decline of the retrofit market has been largely offset by the accelerated rates of new housebuilding and growth in non-residential construction, but overall market value fell slightly in 2015, before recovering in 2016. 2017 was a particularly strong year both for new housebuilding and commercial construction, boosting market value by an estimated 8%, and growth continued in 2018, albeit at a slower rate.

Contents Listing

1. INTRODUCTION 8

1.1 BACKGROUND 8
1.2 SOURCES OF INFORMATION 8
1.3 GLOSSARY 8
2. SUMMARY 10
2.1 MARKET BACKGROUND 10
2.2 MARKET PROSPECTS 11
3. ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT 13
3.1 OVERVIEW AND OUTLOOK 13
3.2 KEY DATA 13
3.2.1 GDP 13
3.2.2 Inflation & Interest Rates 14
3.2.3 Employment & Wages 15
3.2.4 Household Consumption 16
3.2.5 Sterling 17
4. UK BUILDING INSULATION PRODUCTS MARKET 19
4.1 DEFINITION 19
4.2 MARKET SIZE AND RECENT TRENDS 19
4.2.1 Insulation Market Size 19
4.2.2 Insulation Market Prospects 22
4.3 KEY MARKET INFLUENCES 23
4.3.1 EU/Government Initiatives 23
4.3.2 The Building Regulations Part L 2013 24
4.3.3 Energy Prices 26
4.3.4 Housebuilding and Construction 27
4.3.5 Non-residential Construction 28
4.3.6 Underfloor Heating Market 30
5. PRODUCT MIX 33
5.1 OVERVIEW OF BUILDING INSULATION PRODUCTS 33
5.2 BUILDING INSULATION PRODUCTS 34
5.2.1 Glass Wool 34
5.2.2 Stone Wool 35
5.2.3 Polyurethane (PUR)/Polyisocyanurate (PIR) Foam 35
5.2.4 Expanded and Extruded Polystyrene Foam (EPS and XPS) 36
5.2.5 Other 36
5.3 PRE-FABRICATED/OFFSITE AND COMPOSITE PRODUCTS 37
6. MARKET MIX BY END-USE SECTORS 39
6.1 OVERVIEW 39
6.2 DOMESTIC RMI/RETROFIT 40
6.2.1 Housing Stock 40
6.2.2 Recent Market Trends 41
6.2.3 Domestic Retrofit Market Prospects for Insulation Products 42
6.3 HOUSEBUILDING 43
6.3.1 Profile of Housebuilding 43
6.3.2 Recent Market Trends 43
6.3.3 Housebuilding Market Prospects for Insulation Products 43
6.4 NON-RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS 44
6.4.1 Non-Residential Building Stock 44
6.4.2 Market Trends 44
6.4.3 Non-Residential Buildings Market Prospects for Insulation Products 44
7. APPLICATIONS 46
7.1 INTRODUCTION 46
7.2 LOFTS/PITCHED ROOFS 46
7.2.1 Profile of Dwellings with Lofts 46
7.2.2 Recent Trends in Loft Insulation 46
7.2.3 Market Prospects for Loft Insulation 49
7.3 FLAT ROOFS 50
7.3.1 Profile of Buildings with Flat Roofs 50
7.3.2 Recent Trends in Flat Roof Insulation 51
7.3.3 Market Prospects for Flat Roof Insulation 52
7.4 CAVITY WALLS 53
7.4.1 Profile of Dwellings with Cavity Walls 53
7.4.2 Recent Trends in Domestic Cavity Wall Insulation 54
7.4.3 Market Prospects for Domestic Cavity Wall Insulation 56
7.5 DOMESTIC WALLS WITHOUT CAVITIES 56
7.5.1 Profile of Dwellings Without Cavity Walls 56
7.5.2 Recent Trends in Domestic Solid Wall Insulation 58
7.5.3 Market Prospects for Solid Wall Insulation 59
7.6 OTHER APPLICATIONS 60
7.6.1 Ground Floor Thermal Insulation 60
7.6.2 Acoustic Insulation 60
7.6.3 Site Built Metal Cladding and Roofing Systems 60
8. SUPPLIERS 62
8.1 MANUFACTURERS & SUPPLIERS MARKET SHARES 62
8.2 PROFILES OF MAJOR INSULATION MANUFACTURERS 62
9. DISTRIBUTION 66
9.1 OVERVIEW 66
9.2 DISTRIBUTOR PROFILES 67
9.3 INSTALLERS 68

 

Tables & Charts

CHART 1: UK BUILDING INSULATION MARKET BY VALUE £M 2014-2023 10

CHART 2: GDP DATA – 2015-2019 – KEY CONSTITUENT ELEMENTS 14
CHART 3: CPI INFLATION AND BANK OF ENGLAND BASE RATE, 2008-2023 15
CHART 4: AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS DATA – GB – TOTAL PAY – 2014-2019 (SEASONALLY ADJUSTED) 16
CHART 5: PDI & SAVINGS RATIO AT CURRENT PRICES 2008-2023 17
CHART 6: EXCHANGE RATE FLUCTUATIONS 2015-2021 – STERLING TO THE DOLLAR, AND THE EURO, SPOT RATES 18
TABLE 7: UK BUILDING INSULATION PRODUCTS MARKET BY VALUE (£ MILLION MSP) 2014 TO 2023 20
CHART 8: HOUSEHOLDS WITH MEASURES INSTALLED THROUGH ECO /GREEN DEAL, BY MONTH 2015 TO 2019 21
CHART 9: UK INDICES FOR OVERALL AVERAGE ANNUAL ENERGY PRICES FOR INDUSTRY (EXCLUDING CLIMATE CHANGE LEVY) AND AVERAGE ANNUAL INSULATION PRODUCT PRICES (2010 = 100) 2010 TO 2018 21
TABLE 10: TOTAL INSULATION MEASURES DELIVERED UNDER ECO – UP TO MARCH 2019 24
TABLE 11: BUILDING REGULATION AMENDMENTS IMPACTING ON THE BUILDING INSULATION MARKET 25
TABLE 12: BUILDING REGULATIONS PART L 2013 NOTIONAL BUILDING SPECIFICATION VS LIMITING U-VALUES BY INSULATION APPLICATION 26
CHART 13: UK FUEL PRICE INDICES FOR THE INDUSTRIAL SECTOR IN CURRENT TERMS (EXCLUDING THE CLIMATE CHANGE LEVY) 2010 = 100, 2010 TO 2018 27
TABLE 14: HOUSE BUILDING STARTS AND COMPLETIONS (UK) 2014 TO 2023 – BY VOLUME 28
CHART 15: NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT (GREAT BRITAIN) NEW WORK & RMI – CURRENT PRICES (£BN) 2014 -2023 29
CHART 16: NON-RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION OUTPUT NEW WORK ANALYSIS BY SECTOR 2018 AND 2023 – % BY VALUE GB 29
CHART 17: UK UNDERFLOOR HEATING MARKET BY VALUE (£M MSP) 2013-2022 32
CHART 18: MIX OF BUILDING INSULATION PRODUCTS BY MATERIAL % BY VALUE – POLYSTYRENE, PHENOLIC, MINERAL, PUR ETC. – 2018 33
CHART 19: UK SUPPLIERS OF GLASS WOOL ESTIMATED MARKET SHARES, 2018 34
CHART 20: UK SUPPLIERS OF PUR/PIR BOARDS ESTIMATED MARKET SHARES, 2018 36
TABLE 21: MAIN PRE-FABRICATED BUILDING PRODUCTS INCORPORATING INSULATION 37
CHART 22: UK MARKET SHARE – INSULATION PRODUCTS BY VOLUME BY END USE SECTOR, 2018 39
CHART 23: GB DWELLING STOCK BY AGE BAND (%) 40
CHART 24: GB DWELLING STOCK BY TYPE OF PROPERTY (% OF DWELLINGS) 40
CHART 25: TOTAL NUMBERS OF INSULATION MEASURES DELIVERED UNDER ECO BY TYPE (LOFTS, SOLID WALLS, ETC). TOTAL 1,662K INSTALLATIONS 2019 41
CHART 26: UK GB RETROFIT INSULATION MARKET BY APPLICATION BY AREA INSTALLED 2018. INSTALLED VOLUME = ~16 MILLION M² 42
TABLE 27: GB POTENTIAL FOR INSULATION MEASURES IN EXISTING PROPERTIES AS OF DECEMBER 2018 42
CHART 28: UK NEW HOUSEBUILDING MARKET FOR INSULATION BY AREA INSTALLED BY APPLICATION – GROUND, LOFTS, EXTERNAL, INTERMEDIATE. 43
TABLE 29: GB RETROFIT MARKET FOR LOFT INSULATION PRODUCTS 2011 – 2018 47
CHART 30: UK RETROFIT LOFT MARKET FOR INSULATION BY TYPE OF MEASURES BY AREA INSTALLED 2018 – POPULATION ~7 MILLION M² 47
CHART 31: UK RETROFIT LOFT MARKET FOR INSULATION BY MATERIAL BY VOLUME 2018 – POPULATION ~7 MILLION M² 48
TABLE 32: GB HOUSEBUILDING MARKET FOR LOFT INSULATION PRODUCTS 2011 TO 2018 49
TABLE 33: SUMMARY OF LOFT INSULATION LEVELS IN GB AT DECEMBER 2018 49
TABLE 34: STOCK OF FLATS IN UK, ENGLAND AND SCOTLAND 2017/18 – TOTAL, PRIVATELY OWNED AND SOCIAL HOUSING 50
CHART 35: UK FLAT ROOF MARKET FOR INSULATION BY PRODUCT TYPE (PIR, STONEWOOL, XPS ETC) BY AREA INSTALLED, 2018 52
CHART 36: DWELLINGS IN GB WITH CAVITY WALLS % DECEMBER 2018 – 19.8 MILLION DWELLINGS WITH CAVITY WALLS 53
TABLE 37: GB RETROFIT MARKET FOR CAVITY INSULATION PRODUCTS, 2011 – 2018 54
CHART 38: UK RETROFIT CAVITY WALL INSULATION MARKET BY MATERIAL BY VOLUME, 2018 55
TABLE 39: GB HOUSEBUILDING MARKET FOR CAVITY WALL INSULATION PRODUCTS BY AREA INSTALLED, 2011 TO 2018 55
TABLE 40: SUMMARY OF CAVITY WALL INSULATION LEVELS IN GB AT DECEMBER 2018, INSULATED, UNCERTAIN, EASY TO TREAT ETC. 56
CHART 41: % GB DWELLINGS WITH AND WITHOUT CAVITY WALL INSULATION AS AT DECEMBER 2018 – CIRCA 8.5 MILLION DWELLINGS WITHOUT CAVITY WALLS 57
CHART 42: 8.5M DWELLINGS IN GB WITHOUT CAVITY WALLS – % BY TYPE OF WALL CONSTRUCTION, SOLID DETACHED, SOLID SEMI, SOLID TERRACED, LATH/PLASTER ETC 57
CHART 43: GB 8.5M DWELLINGS WITHOUT CAVITY WALLS BY DATE RANGE BY % 58
TABLE 44: ENGLAND – PROPORTIONS OF SOLID WALLED DWELLINGS VS CAVITY WALLED DWELLINGS BY BROAD LOCATION 58
TABLE 45: GB RETROFIT (GREEN DEAL & ECO) MARKET FOR SOLID WALL INSULATION 2011 – 2018 59
TABLE 46: UK TOTAL MARKET SHARES BY VALUE 62
CHART 47: MAJOR DISTRIBUTION CHANNELS FOR BUILDING INSULATION PRODUCTS 66
CHART 48: BUILDING INSULATION PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTION – ESTIMATED % SHARES BY VALUE 67

 

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