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Insulating Glass Window Market

Insulating Glass Window Market

Global Industry Analysis (2018 - 2021) - Growth Trends and Market Forecast (2022 - 2029)

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Industry: Chemicals & Materials | Author Name: Harshad

Over time, there has been a steady trend in the demand of high-rise buildings and the interior insulation packages.  Insulating glass, which is often referred to as "double glazing" or "triple glazing", mainly consists of two panes (of glass with a spacer between them and a gas filled space and tempered glass) that are encased in metal or plastic frames. The most common type of insulating window is Low-E glass, which perfectly balances all three properties: Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC), Visible Light Transmittance (VLT), and Thermal Resistance (R-Value).

Demand for insulating glass window has increased over time due to an increase of high-rise buildings and the interior insulation packages.  This is due to the benefits of insulating glass windows such as reduced heat loss, increased comfort and thermal insulation. As a result, the demand for this type of specialized window has increased and is projected to continue growing during the forecast period.

Key Factors Compelling Consumers to opt for Insulating Glass Windows

  1. Higher Energy Efficiency: The most notable and important benefit is the increased energy efficiency. Insulating glass windows can reduce heat loss by up to 50%, leading to a significant decrease in energy bills and greenhouse gas emissions.
  2. Improved Comfort: In cold weather, insulated windows keep the warmth in home, while in hot weather they keep the cool air inside. This results in a more comfortable living environment all year round.
  3. Enhanced Security: The extra pane of glass makes it more difficult for would-be burglars to break into home as they would have to smash two panes of glass instead of one.
  4. Extended Life: Insulating glass is much more resilient than standard windowpanes because of the indestructible gas layer between the panes, which provide thermal insulation. This means that windows will last longer and remain looking good for decades to come.
  5. Easier Cleaning: Double glazed windows are easier to clean than ordinary single glazed windows, as dirt doesn't stick to them as easily. With insulated windows, consumers won't have the inconvenience of carrying stepladders just to wipe down windowsills or having unsightly streaks on glass.

Rapid Urbanization in Developing Countries to Offer Opportunity for Insulating glass Window Market

Rapid urbanization and major demographic shifts will drive growth of insulating glass window market in developing countries. For instance, housing sector in India is anticipated to see strong growth, with the Indian economy projected to grow at 8.2% CAGR over the next five years. Over the same period of time, it is estimated that household spending on construction will reach US$69 billion per annum.

Currently, most homes in developing countries Like China, Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Colombia are built using traditional methods with walls consisting of bricks and mortar. However, this method has many disadvantages such as poor insulation properties and high vulnerability to external elements like earthquakes or cyclones. On the other hand, insulating glass windows provide an alternative solution for building homes that enhance comfort levels while preventing heat loss during winters and excessive heat gain during summer. They also improve the aesthetics of a home and can be customized according to the specific requirements of a customer.

Insulating glass window Market in India is currently small but is expected to grow at a fast pace in the coming years. Players in this market are focusing on expanding their product offerings and improving their distribution channels in order to cater to the growing demand.

Commercial Sector to Remain the Largest Consumer of Insulating Glass Windows

 The global insulating glass window market is expected to witness healthy growth due to factors such as increasing population, rise in commercial sector, and growing demand for energy efficient products. The industry is witnessing technological developments which include smart glass technology, low emissivity (Low-E) glass, and photochromic glass. As a result, the commercial sector is anticipated to be the largest end user of insulating glass windows, followed by the residential sector. The demand for insulating glass windows in the commercial sector is mainly driven by the need for energy efficiency and security. In the commercial sector, growth in office spaces and hotels is expected to fuel the demand for insulating glass windows.

The residential sector is also expected to witness healthy growth in the global insulating glass window market due to factors such as growing awareness about energy efficiency and rise in disposable income. In the residential sector, North America is expected to lead the market due to increasing demand from new construction and renovation projects. Asia Pacific is expected to be the fastest growing market for insulating glass windows due to increasing demands from the residential and commercial sectors.

High Demand for Double-Glazed Insulating Glass Windows

As global temperatures continue to rise, the demand for energy-efficient building materials and technologies has never been higher. In particular, double-glazed insulating glass window market is growing rapidly as the product is becoming increasingly popular as it provide superior thermal insulation and noise reduction. Due to their many benefits, double-glazed insulating glass windows are being used in a variety of applications, from homes and offices to hospitals and schools. They are also ideal for new construction or renovation projects, as they can be installed in both retrofit and replacement situations. One of the main reasons for the growing demand for double-glazed insulating glass windows is that they can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions. In fact, by replacing a single pane window with a double-glazed window, a building can save up to 30% on its energy consumption.

Key Players in Insulating Glass Window Market

Some of the key manufacturers in insulating glass window market are Central Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan), GC Inc. (Japan), Dymax (US), Compagnie de Saint-Gobain SA (France), Glaston Corporation (Finland), H.B. Fuller Company (US), Internorm (Austria), Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan), 3M (US), Sika AG (Switzerland), and Viracon (US).

Key Elements Included In The Study: Global Insulating Glass Window Market

  • Insulating Glass Window Market by Product/Technology/Grade, Application/End-user, and Region
  • Executive Summary (Opportunity Analysis and Key Trends)
  • Historical Market Size and Estimates, Value and Volume, 2018 - 2021
  • Volume Consumption at Regional and Country Level, 2022 - 2029
  • Market Dynamics and Economic Overview
  • Market Size in Value and Volume, Growth Rates, and Forecast Figures, 2022 - 2029
  • Competitive Intelligence with Financials, Key Developments, and Portfolio of Leading Companies 
  • Regional and Product/Grade/Application/End-user Price Trends Analysis
  • Value Chain and Five Force’s Analysis
  • Regional/Sub-region/Country Market Size and Trend Analysis
  • Company Market Share Analysis and Key Player Profiles

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