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Insulation Overview

These reports show market demand data for residential new home building products, average per-home purchase data, market size, and a five-year forecast for the new residential construction industry. The Insulation report contains a summary of purchase volume in units for a variety of insulation materials, R-values, and location of insulation type installed in each of the 50 states. Market shares are also reported separately for Single Family Detached homes for each of 32 geographic areas of the United States and Multifamily dwellings for each of the nine Census Divisions. Product categories reported include:

SLABS-ON-GRADE WITH NO INSULATION
  • Of all homes
SLAB FLOOR INSULATION – TYPE
  • Extruded polystyrene
  • Expanded polystyrene
  • Polyisocyanurate
  • Fiberglass board
  • None
SLAB FLOOR INSULATION – R-VALUE
  • Less than 3.75
  • R-3.75 to R-5.0
  • R-7.5
  • R-10 or Greater
SLAB FLOOR INSULATION – TYPE
  • Extruded polystyrene
  • Expanded polystyrene
  • Polyisocyanurate
  • Fiberglass board
SLAB PERIMETER INSULATION – TYPE
  • Extruded polystyrene
  • Expanded polystyrene
  • Polyisocyanurate
  • Fiberglass board
  • None
SLAB PERIMETER INSULATION – R-VALUE
  • Less than 3.75
  • R-3.75 to R-5.0
  • R-7.5
  • R-10 or Greater
SLAB PERIMETER INSULATION – TYPE
  • Extruded polystyrene
  • Expanded polystyrene
  • Polyisocyanurate
  • Fiberglass board
CRAWL SPACES: GROUND FLOOR INSULATION – TYPE
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • None – insulated wall instead
  • None – neither walls nor floors insulated
CRAWL SPACES: GROUND FLOOR INSULATION – R-VALUE
  • R-7 or less
  • R-11
  • R-13
  • R-19
  • R-22 or greater
CRAWL SPACES: GROUND FLOOR INSULATION – TYPE
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
AVERAGE R-VALUE OF INSULATED FLOORS ABOVE CRAWLSPACES
  • Insulated Floors Only
CRAWL SPACE WALL INSULATION – TYPE
  • Fiberglass batt or blanket
  • Fiberglass board
  • Rockwool batt
  • Extruded polystyrene
  • Spray foam
  • Expanded polystyrene
  • Polyisocyanurate
  • Other
CRAWL SPACE WALL INSULATION – R-VALUE
  • Less than R-5
  • R-5 to R-6.9
  • R-7 to R-8.9
  • R-9 to R-10.9
  • R-11 to R-12.9
  • R-13
  • Greater than R-13
CRAWL SPACE WALL INSULATION – TYPE
  • Fiberglass batt or blanket
  • Fiberglass board
  • Rockwool batt
  • Extruded polystyrene
  • Spray foam
  • Expanded polystyrene
  • Polyisocyanurate
  • Other
BASEMENTS: GROUND FLOOR INSULATION – TYPE
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • None – insulated wall instead
  • None – neither walls nor floors insulated
BASEMENTS: GROUND FLOOR INSULATION – R-VALUE
  • R-7 or less
  • R-11
  • R-13
  • R-19
  • R-22 or greater
BASEMENTS: GROUND FLOOR INSULATION – TYPE
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
AVERAGE R-VALUE OF INSULATED GROUND FLOORS ABOVE BASEMENTS
  • Insulated Floors Only
TOTAL FLOOR INSULATION – OVER BASEMENTS AND CRAWL SPACES
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
BASEMENT WALL INSULATION – TYPE
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Rockwool batt
  • Fiberglass board
  • Extruded polystyrene
  • Expanded polystyrene
  • Polyisocyanurate
  • Other
BASEMENT WALL INSULATION – R-VALUE
  • Less than R-5
  • R-5
  • R-7.5
  • R-10
  • R-11
  • R-13
  • Greater than R-13
BASEMENT WALL INSULATION – TYPE
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Rockwool batt
  • Fiberglass board
  • Extruded polystyrene
  • Expanded polystyrene
  • Polyisocyanurate
  • Other
EXTERIOR WALL CAVITY INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown behind mesh
  • Fiberglass blown-on, no mesh
  • Rockwool batt
  • Spray foam
  • Cellulose blown behind mesh
  • Cellulose blown-on, no mesh
  • Foam board
  • Other
  • None
 
EXTERIOR WALL CAVITY INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown behind mesh
  • Fiberglass blown-on, no mesh
  • Rockwool batt
  • Spray foam
  • Cellulose blown behind mesh
  • Cellulose blown-on, no mesh
  • Foam board
  • Other
EXTERIOR WALL CAVITY – R-VALUE
  • R-7 or less
  • R-9 and R-11
  • R-13
  • R-14 and R-15
  • R-19
  • R-20 or greater
AVERAGE R-VALUE OF EXTERIOR WALLS
  • All walls included
CEILING INSULATION CONFIGURATION – FLAT CEILINGS
  • Fiberglass batt and blown
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Rockwool blown
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
  • None
CEILING INSULATION CONFIGURATION – CATHEDRAL CEILINGS
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Rockwool batt
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
  • None
CEILING INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Rockwool blown
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
CEILING INSULATION – R-VALUE
  • R-7 or less
  • R-9 and R-11
  • R-13
  • R-14 and R-15
  • R-19
  • R-21
  • R-22
  • R-24 and R-26
  • R-30
  • R-31 through R-38
  • R-40 or greater
AVERAGE R-VALUE OF CEILING

GARAGE WALL CAVITY INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown behind mesh
  • Fiberglass blown-on, no mesh
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown behind mesh
  • Cellulose blown-on, no mesh
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
GARAGE WALL CAVITY INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown behind mesh
  • Fiberglass blown-on, no mesh
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown behind mesh
  • Cellulose blown-on, no mesh
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
GARAGE CEILING INSULATION CONFIGURATION – FLAT CEILINGS
  • Fiberglass batt and blown
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Rockwool blown
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
GARAGE CEILING INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Rockwool blown
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
SOUND INSULATION

INTERIOR WALL CAVITY INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
INTERIOR WALL CAVITY INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
SECOND STORY FLOOR CAVITY INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
SECOND STORY FLOOR CAVITY INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Other
ALL INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Rockwool blown
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Fiberglass board
  • Other
ALL INSULATION
  • Fiberglass batt
  • Fiberglass blown
  • Rockwool batt
  • Rockwool blown
  • Cellulose blown
  • Spray foam
  • Foam board
  • Fiberglass board
  • Other
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