Market Research

In January 2017, the U.S. Department of Energy released the agency’s second annual analysis of how changes in America’s energy profile are affecting national employment in key sectors of the economy. By administering a new supplemental survey to over 30,000 energy sector employers, the Department’s 2017 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER) tracked dramatic growth in several key sectors of the U.S. economy in 2016.

For the full report and state charts, click here.

As the voice of the insulation industry, NIA conducts some research on the size of the industry and publishes market forecasts and educational articles in Insulation Outlook magazine.

Industry Measurement Survey

As part of NIA’s Foundation for Education, Training, and Industry Advancement, this survey is conduct every 2 years to measure the size of the insulation industry. Since the first survey was completed in 1997, the goal of the survey is to obtain valuable data regarding sales, market size, and growth for the U.S. commercial and industrial mechanical insulation market. The next survey will be conducted in the first quarter of 2017.

In keeping with our membership, this survey only includes data on the commercial and industrial markets, not residential. The surveys are anonymous through a third party and therefore are not company or product specific. (See “Other Market Data Research Sources and Insulation Product Research” for customized information on these areas.)

Past Survey Results

2013–2014

The Commercial and Industrial Mechanical Insulation Market Is Growing
Forecast Predicts Growth for Laminated Metal Building Insulation Market

2011–2012

2011–2012 Industry Measurement Survey: Commercial and Industrial Mechanical Insulation Market Moving Forward

2009–2010

2010 Industry Measurement Survey: Commercial and Industrial Mechanical Insulation Market Recovering

2007–2008

Mechanical Insulation Market Exceeds $13 Billion in 2008

2005-2006

Survey Indicates Commercial and Industrial Insulation Market Revenue Exceeds $9 Billion

Other Market Data Research Sources

Customized Reports

A number of companies conducted surveys on the industry and have reports available or are willing to conduct customized surveys for you. Please contact them directly.

Insulation Product Research

Some individual manufacturers do conduct industry research that is product specific. Visit our membership directory, and search by manufacturer to contact them directly.

Insulation Product Recycling

If you are looking for information on insulation recycling, we are not aware of any companies that offer this service for construction sites. Some manufacturers do recycle their own product. Visit our membership directory, and search by manufacturer to contact them directly.