The global roof insulation market is expected to reach USD 10.85 billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 4.3% between 2016 and 2021. The stringent regulatory environment pertaining to the reduction of greenhouse gases and expanding construction industry are some of the factors that are expected drive the growth of the global roof insulation market.
One or more roof surfaces of a pitched roof is pitched more than 10° and two of its slopes meet at a central ridge. This type of roof is ideal for areas where there are heavy rains and snowfalls. Pitched roof is comparatively easy to insulate, which makes it a favorable choice for residential projects.
Increasing demand from new construction activities, especially in the emerging economies across the globe, are expected to drive the growth for the market. Fiberglass, stone wool, foam board, and PUR insulation are the materials that are majorly used for insulating pitched roof.
Rigid insulation is the fastest-growing segment of the global roof insulation market. Rigid insulation possesses qualities such as high R-value and compact design, which makes it favourable for applications where space is limited. This has led to an increased demand for rigid insulation from contractors as well as individuals, and is expected to drive the growth of the market in the coming years.
Asia-Pacific is the fastest-growing market for global roof insulation, globally. The energy-saving initiatives and modifications in building regulations have aided the growth of the market in the region. With the presence of emerging economies, such as China, Indonesia, and India the construction sector in this region is expected to witness significant growth in the coming years.