Insulating Glass Market Research Report - Global Forecast till 2030

Insulating Glass Market Research Report: Information by Product Type (Double Glazed Insulating Units, Triple Glazed Insulating Units, and Others), Application (Residential, Commercial, and Industrial), and Region (Asia-Pacific, North America, Europe, Latin America, and Middle East & Africa)- Global Forecast till 2030

ID: MRFR/CnM/1519-HCR | February 2023 | Region: Global | 140 Pages         

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Insulating Glass Market

Insulating Glass Market is projected to be worth USD 21,160.7 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 8.4% during the forecast period (2022-2030).

By Product Type Double Glazed Insulating Units Triple Glazed Insulating Units
Application Residential Commercial Industrial
Key Players
Companies Profiled   SAINT-GOBAIN (France)   Nippon Sheet Glass Co.Ltd.(Japan)   Viracon (US)   ECO Insulating Glass Inc.(Canada)   Strathclyde Insulating Glass Ltd (UK)   Vitro Architectural Glass (US)   JE Berkowitz (US)   Cardinal Glass Industries Inc.(US)   BYSTRONIC GLASS (Germany)
Market Driving Forces   Energy-saving characteristics    reduced costs incurred in energy consumption    and reduced pollution    Rising demand for green buildings
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Insulating Glass Market overview 

Insulating Glass Market Size is expected 8.4% in the forecast period. The insulating glass is also known as glass units. It is a glass that is sealed with two or more glasses. The unique feature of this glass is that it has dry air inside. It has the desiccant for absorbing moisture. Besides, this there is also other gases such as the krypton and argon gases. This insulating glass reduces the heat entering the surface.

Also, the fabrication of the glass helps to control the transfer of energy. There are two crucial properties of insulating glass. It can both conduct heat and reduce heat during climatic changes. Due to this, using the insulating glass in both hot and cold weather conditions is possible. Moreover, energy saving, comfort and reducing pollution are some of the futures of this equipment. The use of insulating glass is prevalent in construction.

 Using it for building windows enables thermal efficiency. Controlling heat and cold inside the building is possible with these windows. There are various types of insulating glasses available these days. Glass filled, glazing type and sealant types in the insulating glass market. The glass-filled segment is witnessing a high adoption rate among the customers. These are the trends in the market that will enhance growth in the market. Also, due to these factors, Insulating Glass Market Value will be massive. 

Covid analysis 

Covid 19 pandemic is having an impact on various markets. It is affecting the insulating glass market too. The value chain of the market is witnessing difficulties since 2020. Poor delivery and supply is huge challenge. Financial pressure for the global industries is high in this period. Due to this supply chain has had lots of disruptions in this period. There are restrictions on cross borders and trade activities across the globe.

All this is impacting the growth rate of the insulating glass adoption. Also, many production plants in the market is shut down since 2020. However, the insulating glass market is resuming its market activities. The production and supply work in the market is increasing. Due to the energy-efficient benefits of the product, the adoption rate is growing for the market. All this will create a positive Insulating Glass Market Outlook. 

Market dynamics 

Crucial market drivers 

The high energy-saving benefits of insulating glass are a crucial driver of the market. Today, buildings such as offices, companies and residences have high energy consumption. There is a high need for equipment that reduce energy in buildings. The insulating window glasses have high energy-saving benefits. They prove beneficial to save energy at optimum level. The heat and light passed through these glasses are controlled which improves the comfort level of people.

The glass comes it all these capabilities without increasing energy usage in buildings. The rising adoption of insulating glasses is another crucial driver. There is huge awareness about these glasses in many regions. The benefits and uses of insulating glasses are a wide range.

Due to its benefits, the demand for the market is constantly rising. As per reliable research, the use of insulating glass windows saves power up to 50%. It is proving to be an effective technology for power optimization. The rising adoption rate in both commercial and residential buildings is driving demand for the market. As per Insulating Glass Market Forecast overall revenue rate of the market is surging due to these factors. 

The market growth opportunity 

The demand from the automotive industry will create Insulating Glass Market Growth opportunities. Today, the automotive industry is undergoing high technological development. They are focusing on less energy consumption in all their vehicles. Also, the pollution and harm due to these vehicles are high on the environment. Due to this, pressure on fuel efficiency is high for the industry. Automakers are utilizing equipment that will enhance fuel efficiency in vehicles. Some of the auto manufacturers are already adopting aluminium and composite material. All these factors help to lessen the weight of the vehicles. Lightweight vehicles are solutions to maintain fuel efficiency.

These lightweight vehicles use insulating glass materials in various parts. The use of insulating glass in the automotive market will create lots of growth possibilities. Also, the investments and revenue of the market will rise due to these reasons. Further, the launch of green buildings will create more growth. In the next few years, there will be a high number of green buildings. These constructions will surely incorporate insulating glass windows.

Further, R&D in the market is growing. There is more focus on thermal insulation, noise cancellation and more energy having features of the glass. All these developments in the market will open new doors for growth. 

The market restraints 

High cost is a restraining factor of the market. The insulating glass is quality material. Due to its quality, the raw material price of the product stands high. The spacer and desiccant of the insulating glass are higher. Also, inert gases are much more expensive than the glass itself.

This high cost of raw materials will affect the growth of this market. Low profits and increased expenditure in production will continue. The raw material cost takes up to 20 % of the market revenue. As per Insulating Glass Market Analysis these factors will hamper overall growth. 

The market challenges 

High fuel consumption is a challenge in the market. The cost of melting glasses and duel consumption is massive. Also, the production activity of this market releases a massive amount of Co2. There is a governmental restriction to reduce the usage of fuel and pollution in this 

industry. These factors can reduce the overall production of insulating glass. Even the top glass manufacturing companies are facing these restrictions. Complying with carbon credit regulation is a crucial aspect of this market. This high fuel consumption in the market increases cost and pollution in the environment. All these challenges can constrict manufacturing activity. 

Cumulative growth analysis 

Insulating Glass Market Trends remain positive in the forecast period. The high energy-saving benefits of the product increase its demand. Low energy cost in a building is a primary factor that rise the adoption of insulating glasses. Glass filled insulating glass is a segment that holds the highest shares in the market. Also, the double glazed glasses market have a high expansion rate among end-users.

 The thermal efficiency of the product is rising due to these factors. However, the market restraints high cost and high fuel consumption remain an issue. Also, there are plenty of growth opportunities in the market that sustains growth. Demand from the automotive market will play a crucial role to enhance growth. 

Value chain analysis 

The Asia Pacific is a regional market with high Insulating Glass Market Shares. There is demand from the construction market that drives demand in this region. It is a region that holds more than 40% of the market shares. In the upcoming years, construction activities will surge.

Both the residential and non-residential constructions will be high. Robust industrialization and urbanization are factors that boost demand. China, India, Thailand, Japan and Indonesia are the countries with the highest demand rate. Growing awareness for energy efficiency building is another factor responsible for growth. 

 Global Insulating Glass Market, by Product Type, 2018 Insulating Glass Market Share Source-MRFR Analysis

Segment overview 

Insulating Glass Market by type 

  • Double glazed insulating units

  • Triple glazed insulating units

  • Gas-filled insulating 

  • Sealant type 

Insulating Glass Market by end industry 

  • Residential 

  • Non-residential 

  • Commercial 

Insulating Glass Market by region 

  • Asia pacific 

  • Europe 

  • North America 

  • Latin America 

  • The Middle East and Africa 

Competitive landscape 

The competition in the insulating glass market is increasing. The production of the market is expected to rise. Expansion, mergers, collaborations and partnerships are crucial strategies in the market. There are new developments and product portfolios in the market that will happen in the next few years. 

Regional analysis 

The insulating glass market is fragmented into the Asia Pacific, Europe and North America region. The Asia Pacific is the market with the highest number of shares in the region. It is a region outgrowing other markets from high demand. The construction industry contributes to the massive demand for such insulating glass. Countries such as India, China and Japan play a crucial role to stir market growth.

 Energy-efficient building construction will take place that will lead to high revenue rates. North America is the next region with rising insulating glass installations. The adoption rate in the market will rise immensely in this market. The US are a major contributor to high investments in the market. 

The key players in Insulating Glass Market are 

  • SAINT-GOBAIN (France)

  • Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)


  • Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan)

  • Viracon (US)

  • ECO Insulating Glass Inc. (Canada)

  • Strathclyde Insulating Glass Ltd (UK)

  • Vitro Architectural Glass (US)

  • JE Berkowitz (US)

  • Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc. (US)

  • Ittihad Insulating Glass Company (Jordan)


Recent developments December 2021- Glaston Group has bagged orders for the Thermo Plastic Spacer (TPS) insulating glass lines to TRYBA, a French window producer. The latest orders are registered in Glaston’s Q4/2021 order book, and the product lines are likely to be delivered by Q3/2022.TRYBA is recognized for its pergolas, verandas, doors, and windows and has a well-established customer relationship with Glaston. The firm already works Glaston tempering, insulating glass lines, and flat laminating.As the firm expanded its operations, TRYBA sought a flexible and automated solution for manufacturing insulating glass units.July 2021 – Vitro Architectural Glass has announced a selling agreement with VIG Technologies and LandGlass to sell their vacuum insulating glass (VIG) products across the North American region. The vice president of marketing and innovation at Vitro Architectural Glass, Martin Bracamonte, said that LandGlass and their LandVac brand utilize the best VIG technology globally. Hence, their products naturally complement Vitro’s already trusted and expansive product portfolio. For all the associated members of Vitro, the agreement is likely to offer lucrative opportunities in the future.

Report overview 

  • Market overview highlights 

  • Analysis based upon COVID 19

  • Explanation upon the Market Dynamics

  • Value chain analysis

  • Market segmentation overview

  • The regional analysis

  • Competitive landscape analysis

  • Recent Developments

Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
  Market Size   2027: Significant Value
  CAGR   8.4%
  Base Year   2021
  Forecast Period   2022-2030
  Historical Data   2020
  Forecast Units   Value (USD Million)
  Report Coverage   Revenue Forecast, Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
  Segments Covered   Product Type, Application and Region
  Geographies Covered   North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World (RoW)
  Key Vendors   SAINT-GOBAIN (France), Viracon (US), GUARDIAN GLASS LLC. (US), Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd. (Japan), Vitro Architectural Glass (US), Strathclyde Insulating Glass Ltd (UK), ECO Insulating Glass Inc. (Canada), JE Berkowitz (US), Ittihad Insulating Glass Company (Jordan), BYSTRONIC GLASS (Germany), and Cardinal Glass Industries, Inc. (US)
  Key Market Opportunities   Growing R&D investments in developing insulated glass with advanced properties
  Key Market Drivers

  • Energy-saving characteristics, reduced costs incurred in energy consumption, and reduced pollution
  • Rising demand for green buildings

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    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

    The global insulating glass market was valued at USD 2.23 billion in 2018.

    The insulating glass has strong growth prospects over the forecast period, with the market expected to exhibit a strong 8.4% CAGR over the forecast period from 2022-2030.

    Increasing awareness about the ability of insulating glass to allow customers to cut down on energy costs by maintaining thermal equilibrium indoors is likely to be the major driver for the insulating glass market over the forecast period.

    The high costs of inert gases, used as a spacer in insulating glass, are likely to be the major restraint on the market, as this drives up the costs of insulating glass, pricing out a significant chunk of consumers.

    Residential construction is likely to be the primary application of insulating glass over the forecast period, with the segment holding a 45% share in the global market in 2018.