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Underfloor Heating Market Size By Product (Electric, Hydronic), By Facility (Existing Buildings, New Buildings), By Application (Residential {Single Family, Multi Family}, Commercial {Education, Healthcare, Retail, Logistics & Transportation, Offices, Hospitality}, Industrial), COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Regional Analysis, Application Development Potential, Price Trend, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2021 – 2027

  • Report ID: GMI2122
  • Base Year: 2020
  • Report Format: PDF

Industry Trends

Underfloor Heating Market size exceeded USD 5.5 billion in 2020 and is anticipated to witness over 5.2% gains during 2021 to 2027. Development of existing residential infrastructure along with inclination toward green energy technologies accompanied by increasing consumer investments in luxury & comfort will stimulate the industry demand. Technological advancements and the rising demand from various nations observing extreme weather conditions will positively complement the product deployment. Moreover, increasing urban migration and rapid expansion of multi-story buildings impelled by foreign & domestic investments will foster the market statistics.

Underfloor Heating Market

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The outburst of COVID-19 has severely impacted the global economy. The virus initially identified in December 2019 has eventually emerged as a public health threat globally. The novel coronavirus has affected several economies and caused lockdowns in many countries, consequently limiting the market growth. However, the manufacturers are adopting resourceful & creative methods to recruit workforce with an aim to meet their minimum production requirements. Favorable conditions, including ongoing measures to continue manufacturing, construction, and infrastructure development operations, are expected to drive the demand for space heating solutions.

Increasing investments in new infrastructure development to augment the hydronic heating demand

The hydronic underfloor heating market was initially utilized by Romans to heat their personal spaces. After the World War II, the industry witnessed rapid advancements in technology and product design. The ongoing rollouts for efficient & enhanced space heating solutions across smart cities together with rising number of green building projects will boost the product demand. Additionally, the expanding commercial & residential sector coupled with rapid industrialization will further boost the market trends.

The underfloor heating technology is slated to observe an elevated demand owing to extreme winters in several regions and the collaboration of private and government players to effectively deal with the current situation. Significant reduction in installation cost and development of ready-to-use heating mats have instigated demand across the residential and commercial establishments.

Reduction in upfront cost and installation time will spur the adoption for single families

Considerable reduction in the upfront cost and installation time along with the development of ready-to-use heating mats will catalyze growth across the residential sector. The electric underfloor heating provides effective heating solutions for small household applications including kitchens and bathrooms. Unlike expensive hydronic systems, these can be easily integrated with new & existing building infrastructures, encouraging the usage of these systems.

Stringent building emission regulations to provide impetus to the underfloor heating market from new buildings

The ongoing expansion of new buildings and smart city projects across several nations has resulted in the development of commercial and residential infrastructure. The underfloor heating systems are easily deployable across new facilities, covering required areas to reduce heat loss and facilitate cost-savings. The heating industry is regulated by stringent CO2 emission standards and building regulations, authorizing the adoption of energy-efficient appliances. For instance, the European Commission (EC) implemented the Energy Efficiency (EE) regulative to create policies and measures to support the EU by achieving 20% EE target by 2020.

Instant heating and easy operation fueling the market revenue across commercial establishments

Underfloor heating systems are predicted to see robust momentum across commercial establishments on account of the rising demand for instant floor heating systems at offices and retail establishments. Extreme weather conditions in several countries in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific have increased the demand for these systems compared to conventional fuels. Major industry participants are changing their business trends that are aiming toward product differentiation & innovations for an extensive product series to address various customer requirements.

Asia Pacific to achieve exponential growth led by increasing usage of advanced technologies

The Asia Pacific underfloor heating market is poised to grow at a significant growth driven by the substantial economic transformation and rapid urbanization across the region. Furthermore, various countries across Southeast Asia have witnessed vigorous spending toward the residential housing sector including smart city projects, complementing the industry statistics

Asia Pacific Underfloor Heating Market, By Facility

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The Chinese market is estimated to register a substantial growth rate through 2027 propelled by the escalated demand for instant floor heating solutions and shifting consumer’s inclination toward home décor and designing. The space heating industry accounted for a considerable amount of carbon emissions from both commercial & residential establishments. Moreover, the adoption of renewable energy sources as alternatives to reduce the carbon footprints and comply with environmental and government policies will augment the market revenue.

Shifting customer focus toward the acceptance of luxury & comfort appliances coupled with rising investments by government authorities and private industries in the development and expansion of existing & new building infrastructure will support the industry outlook. Additionally, introduction of flexible heating mats and a substantial decline in the upfront cost of hydronic systems coupled with their applicability for small applications will further enhance the business expansion. However, the deployment of substitutes of underfloor heating systems including district heating, radiators, and other alternatives has impacted the business dynamics negatively.

Inorganic strategic growth ventures and product innovations are some of the substantial initiatives taken by the market players

The eminent underfloor heating market players include Danfoss, Daikin, REHAU AG, Uponor Corporation Amuheat, Eberle, Robert Bosch, Warmup, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Hunt Heating, Siemens, Schlüter-Systems Ltd., Polypipe, SALUS North America, and Hurlcon Hydronic Heating, amongst others.

The major manufacturers are focusing on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic partnerships to strengthen their competitive market share. Enhanced marketing strategies, brand equity, economies of scale, and product differentiation are some of the key factors to emphasize effectiveness across the industry while diminishing the consequences of counterfeiting.

This market research report on underfloor heating includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of “’USD Million” from 2017 to 2027, for the following segments:

Market, By Product

  • Electric
  • Hydronic

Market, By Facility

  • Existing buildings
  • New buildings

Market, By Application

  • Residential
  • Industrial
  • Commercial
    • Education
    • Healthcare
    • Retail
    • Logistics & transportation
    • Offices
    • Hospitality
    • Others

The above information has been provided for the following countries:

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • France
    • Spain
    • Austria
    • Belgium
    • Denmark
    • Finland
    • Norway
    • Sweden
    • UK
    • Italy
    • Russia
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • Japan
    • Australia
    • India
    • South Korea
  • Middle East
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE
    • South Africa
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Mexico


Authors: Ankit Gupta, Nikhil Paranjape

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The market revenue of underfloor heating crossed USD 5.5 billion in 2020 and will observe 5.2% gains up to 2027, says this GMI report.

The hydronic underfloor heating industry size will grow at a commendable pace through 2027 owing to the rising investments in new infrastructure development.

The adoption of underfloor heating systems across commercial applications will expand significantly with growing installation across offices and retail establishments.

Asia Pacific is expected to capture a significant underfloor heating market remuneration through 2027 owing to rapid urbanization and substantial economic transformation across the region.

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  • Published Date: Sep 2021
  • Companies covered: 17
  • Tables & Figures: 454
  • Countries covered: 25
  • Pages: 295

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