Air Humidifiers Market size worth over $6 Bn by 2026

Air Humidifiers Market size is set to be over USD 6 billion by 2026, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

Rising commercialization and real estate development will drive global market demand. Commercial and residential air humidifiers integrated with air purifying technologies are expected to witness high demand. The market trend of using humidifiers in food packaging, paper, printing, and electronic component manufacturing is driving the market. Changing consumer lifestyles due to rapid urbanization have led to increased consumption of packaged and frozen foods.


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Application of humidifiers to preserve food stored in cold storages will further augment the opportunities for air humidifiers market. Growing number of IT & ITeS companies in several countries will pose the demand for industrial air humidifiers. Increased establishment of data driven companies with widespread use of computers and storage devices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific will propel the market shares.

Europe Air Humidifier Market By Region, 2019

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Analyst view: “The residential air humidifiers market will witness a significant growth over the forecast timeline owing to the changing consumer lifestyles and inclination toward comfortable home environment.”

Health concerns arising from prolonged contact with air humidifiers may hamper market statistics. These devices are constantly in contact with water, which may lead to formation of bacteria, fungus, and mold on the inner walls of the filter. However, companies are focusing on introducing advanced air humidifiers with intelligent temperature and humidity sensors that turn off the device when the required humidity levels are matched.

In January 2020, several countries across the globe witnessed a severe outbreak of COVID-19. The spread of this virus over the months has hampered the world economy on a wide scale. Government-enforced lockdowns in various countries, such as China, the U.S., Italy, Spain, the UK, and India, have led to many businesses being temporarily shut down in these markets, slowing down the air humidifiers market representation in 2020. However, the market is anticipated to witness a steady growth from 2021 onwards, with the reducing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Browse key industry insights spread across 315 pages with 667 market data tables & 32 figures & charts from the report,Air Humidifier Market Size By Product (Portable {Ultrasonic, Cool Mist, Warm Mist}, Whole House {Bypass, Fan-Powered, Steam}), By Application (Residential, Commercial/Industrial) Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026in detail along with the table of contents:

The increasing demand for energy efficient air humidifiers

Whole-house air humidifiers market in Asia will grow at a rate of over 4% from 2020 to 2026 owing to features such as low power consumption and maintenance cost. Key benefits provided by industry players, such as large area coverage & humidity control, convenient handling, and reduced operating cost, will augment the product demand. Whole-house systems are compatible with air duct systems and offer more efficient humidification depending on the coverage area. In addition, efficient power consumption offered by these systems will further increase the market opportunities.

The whole-house segment is further subdivided into by-pass, fan-powered, and steam-based humidifiers. Steam-based humidifiers will witness rapid growth over the forecast period. A major factor driving the market demand is the usage of humidifiers in the food storage and processing industry across the globe.

According to the market data, bypass humidifiers are displaying a steady growth owing to less humidifying capacity and coverage area compared to other humidifier types. These products can be installed in small spaces on air supply ducts, humidifying the indoor air in the entire home. Low maintenance cost and installation charges are supporting the by-pass humidifier market size 2019.

Growing demand for healthy indoor air quality and comfort in households

Residential air humidifiers market in Germany will grow at a CAGR of over 6% by 2026. Rising consumer awareness coupled with requirement of healthy environment for infants will support the adoption of humidifiers in the residential sector. The residential air humidifier segment is providing industry development prospects owing to increasing consumer preference for personal comfort in indoor settings. Substantial reduction in respiratory illnesses with the use of humidifiers is expected to drive product adoption over the forecast timeline.

Key benefits, such as soothing effect on dry skin, sound sleep, relief for sore throats, and aid to respiratory & allergy issues, will create a positive market outlook. Growing adoption of smart homes is encouraging manufacturers to develop and introduce smart features in residential products. The high demand for sophisticated and smart connected products in residential spaces is expected to have a positive impact on the industry.

The proliferation of air humidification systems in North America

The North America air humidifiers market is expected to witness a rapid growth during the forecast period. The rising adoption of humidification systems across electric component manufacturing industries, hospitals, and home care facilities will spur the market growth in these regions. Government organizations, such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (UEPA) and American Society for Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), are promoting the usage of humidifier devices, accelerating the product demand.

Strong presence of established players and launch of technically advanced products in the U.S. are supporting market analysis and trends. For instance, in May 2019, Honeywell launched its Warm Mist Humidifier HWM845 with 24-hour run time and an auto turnoff switch for enhanced performance. North American companies are investing in R&D activities to gain a high demand for residential and portable humidifiers.

Air humidifiers market participants are focusing on partnerships and collaborations with other entities to innovate new products and expand their geographical presence. For instance, in February 2018, Dyson Technology opened its first retail outlet in India, expanding its business operations. It also announced its partnership with Amazon India to leverage the benefits of the e-commerce platform.

In response to industry trends, companies are focusing on introducing smart connected humidifiers for the residential segment to expand their product lineup. For instance, in March 2019, Sharp Corporation launched the innovative air purifier cum humidifier KC-G40M with smart controls and holistic technology.

Key players in the air humidifiers market share include Dyson, Honeywell International, Inc., Carel Industries, Nortec Humidity, Procter & Gamble, Boneco, Armstrong International, Vornado Air, Winix, Pure, Philips, Carrier and DriSteem, Condair, Winix, Philips, Neptronic, and Stadler Form.

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