Global Warm Edge Spacer Market Size By Product (Flexible Spacers, Plastic/Metal Hybrid Spacers, Stainless Steel Spacers), By End-use (Residential, Commercial), By Glazing Window (Double Glazing, Triple low-E), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026

Published Date: Dec 2019  |  Report ID: GMI2425  |  Authors: Ankit Gupta, Aditya Singh Bais

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 202   |   Base Year: 2019

Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Trends

Warm Edge Spacer Market size valued at USD 590 million in 2019 and annual sales is anticipated to exceed 1,700 million meters by 2026.

Warm Edge Spacer Market

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Warm edge are the special category spacers which have been deployed across various insulated glazing windows to maintain room temperature by preventing internal heat loss. They are made up of thermally optimized insulating plastic composite materials which help in avoiding heat transfer from the boundary of the double and triple glazed unit.  Warm edge spacer bars also comprise of PVC, high-grade steel and metal which provide them better insulation properties as compared to other available materials, thereby driving their market size globally.

The coefficient of linear thermal conductivity for such bars are significantly lower than the conventional aluminum spacers which is creating significant market opportunities globally. The typical lifespan of a warm edge spacer is usually 25 years, depending upon the manufacturing process and end use application. Stringent building energy efficiency norms along with growing penetration of service sector industry will uplift the global warm edge spacer market. The study features a detailed analysis of industry trends across the globe segmented on a regional & country basis across end-use application. Moreover, the market forecasts & estimates are in line with data represented by authorities including the ECEEE, BFRC, GGF, government regulatory bodies and company press releases.

Flexible warm edge spacer for high performance insulating glass windows fueling the industry growth

U.S. Warm Edge Spacer Market By Product

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Flexible warm edge spacer provides superior insulation for sealed glazing units. Heat loss prevention, affordable cost, and better energy efficiency are some of the key features that has driven the market outlook globally. These spacers comprise of silicone foam material which offer high flexibility for natural expansion and contraction thereby resulting to considerable improvements in thermal performance. As a result of which they are becoming the preferred options for builders and architects which in turn is fostering their market size. In the coming years, rising concerns toward reducing the surging energy bills will tend to significantly enhance the industry statistics for flexible warm edge spacer globally. Moreover, the growing demand for energy rated windows with better performance is likely to further accelerate the market growth for flexible spacer over the forecast period.

Requirement for highly conductive windows propelling the installation of double-glazing spacers

China Warm Edge Spacer Market By Window Glazing

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Double glazing warm edge spacer industry trend has witnessed significant market growth on account of their high thermal efficiency and less risk of condensation. It has further been analyzed that such window with warm edge spacer technology can offer 1,000 times more thermal insulation than conventional spacers. This in turn enhances the window’s efficiency rate by 50% thereby augmenting the market outlook. These window spacer systems are gaining numerous market opportunities mainly across the Northern and Western European countries which have extreme weather condition. Affordable price and ease of availability are further raising the adoption of double glazing warm edge spacer across various building applications which in turn will further expand the market statistics.

Increasing living standard driving the warm edge spacer installation across residential segment

Residential is considered as one of the flourishing sections across the global warm edge spacer market. The demand across the segment is primarily driven by rising urban population leading to new construction activities. Most of the household owners across the globe are choosing such spacers on account of their longer lifespan and enhanced energy performance. Ability to offer high strength, better durability and enhanced thermal performance will support the product installation over the conventional counterparts. Furthermore, the introduction of various incentive measures to curb the harmful building emission will play pivotal role in driving the spacer market demand across residential premises.

Flourishing commercial sector augmenting the warm edge spacer installation across Asia Pacific

Rapid urbanization along with positive outlook towards the expansion of the nonresidential sector is anticipated to drive the Asia Pacific warm edge spacer market size. As of now the regional market segmentations are mainly driven by the presence of a robust service sector and flourishing commercial sector. Development of new business centers such as malls and SEZs has significantly fueled the deployment of various energy conservation technologies including warm edge across the region. In addition, the ongoing investments aimed toward development of sustainable structures along with energy-efficiency plans and schemes has further augmented the regional market outlook. For instance, Australian Fenestration Rating Council has introduced Window Energy Rating Scheme (WERS) which helps the consumers to opt for products that will meet the desired performance specifications. These schemes are further encouraging the architects to focus on the development of sustainable building structure with high thermal efficiency which in turn drive the warm edge spacer demand.

Business acquisition strategy acting as the focal point of market leaders

The leading market players are focusing on merger and acquisition to gain the competitive edge in the industry. The business strategy on merger and acquisition are devised to transform the overall business plan of the company’s growth prospects. The market is highly competitive with the key players holding major share across the global warm edge spacer industry. The prominent market players comprise of Alu Pro Srl, Ensinger, Hygrade Components, SWISSPACER, Technoform, Glasslam, Cardinal Glass Industries. Inc, GED Integrated Solutions, Quanex Building Products, HELIMA GmbH, Kömmerling, Fenzi Group, Thermoseal Group, Saint Best Group, Viracon, AGC Glass North America, and Thermo-Tech amongst others.

The warm edge spacer market research report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of Million Meters, and ‘USD” from 2015 to 2026, for the following segments:

By Product

  • Flexible Spacers
  • Plastic/Metal Hybrid Spacers
  • Stainless Steel Spacers

By End-Use

  • Residential
  • Commercial

By Glazing Window

  • Double Glazing
  • Triple low-E

The above information has been provided for the following regions and country:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Turkey
    • Poland
    • Russia
    • Scandinavia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • South Korea
    • Australia
  • Rest of the World

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market size of warm edge spacer was valued at USD 590 million in 2019.
The industry share of warm edge spacer is expected to grow at 5.4% CAGR up to 2026.
Warm edge are the special category spacers which have been deployed across various insulated glazing windows to maintain room temperature by preventing internal heat loss.
The Asia Pacific industry is expected to grow substantially from 2020 to 2026 led by rapid urbanization along with positive outlook towards the expansion of the nonresidential sector.
The double glazing warm edge spacers account for majority of market share and will witness significant market growth to 2026 on account of their high thermal efficiency and less risk of condensation.

Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Dec 2019
  • Pages: 202
  • Tables: 312
  • Charts / Figures: 34
  • Companies covered: 21
  • Countries covered: 15

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