Press Release

Dec, 04 2023

Enhancing Energy Efficiency: France's Initiatives in Sustainable Insulation for a Greener Future

The insulation market in France is a significant and dynamic sector within the construction and energy industries. It plays a crucial role in enhancing energy efficiency. The market offers various insulation materials, including fiberglass, mineral wool, foam boards, and more. These materials are used in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings to reduce heat loss and maintain comfortable indoor environments. As the country continues to focus on reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions, the insulation market in France is expected to grow, driven by environmental awareness and the pursuit of energy savings.

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Data Bridge Market Research analyses that the France Insulation Market, which was USD 1,307.92 million in 2022, is expected to reach USD 1,845.81 million by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 4.40% from 2023 to 2030. Government subsidies, tax credits, and grants in France incentivize homeowners and businesses to invest in insulation upgrades. These financial incentives encourage widespread adoption by making energy-efficient solutions more affordable, leading to reduced energy consumption, lower utility bills, and a greener environment.

Key Findings of the Study

France Insulation Market

Growth in construction activities is expected to drive the market's growth rate

The France insulation market is experiencing robust growth, propelled by increased construction activities. The construction sector, spanning residential, commercial, and industrial domains, is a pivotal driver for the rising demand for insulation materials. The expanding construction industry in emerging economies is a key factor contributing to the market's upward trajectory. As infrastructure development continues to surge, the need for effective insulation solutions in various building types further fuels the growth of the insulation market in France.

Report Scope and Market Segmentation

Report Metric


Forecast Period

2023 to 2030

Base Year


Historic Years

2021 (Customizable to 2015-2020)

Quantitative Units

Revenue in USD Million, Volumes in Units, Pricing in USD

Segments Covered

Material (Stone Wool, Glass Wool, PUR/PIR, XPS, EPS, CMS Fibers, Calcium Silicate, Aerogel, Cellulose, PIR, Phenolic Foam, Polyurethane Nitrous Oxide and Carbon Dioxide, Bio-Sourced, Others), Function (Thermal, Electric, Acoustic, Others), Form (Pipe, Foam, Blanket, Board, Others), Building Type (Residential New, Residential Renovation, Non-Residential New and Non-Residential Renovation), Application (Wall, Flat Roof, Pitched Roof and Floor), and End User (Power, Chemical and Petrochemical, Oil and Gas, Construction, Automotive, Food and Beverage, and Others)

Countries Covered


Market Players Covered

Owens Corning (U.S.), Saint-Gobain (France), BASF SE (Germany), Kingspan Group (Ireland), Johns Manville (U.S.), Rockwool International (Denmark), Knauf Insulation (Germany), Armacell (Luxembourg), Huntsman International LLC. (U.S.), Dow (U.S.), Paroc Group (Finland), Recticel (Belgium), URSA Insulation (Spain), L'ISOLANTE K-FLEX S.p.A. (Italy), Superglass Insulation Ltd (U.K.)

Data Points Covered in the Report

In addition to the insights on market scenarios such as market value, growth rate, segmentation, geographical coverage, and major players, the market reports curated by the Data Bridge Market Research also include in-depth expert analysis, geographically represented company-wise production and capacity, network layouts of distributors and partners, detailed and updated price trend analysis and deficit analysis of supply chain and demand.

Segment Analysis:

The France insulation market is segmented on the basis of material, function, foam, building type, application, and end user.

  • On the basis of material, the France insulation market is segmented into stone wool, glass wool, PUR/PIR, XPS, EPS, CMS fibers, calcium silicate, aerogel, cellulose, PIR, phenolic foam, polyurethane nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide, bio-sourced, and others.
  • On the basis of function, the France insulation market is segmented into thermal, electric, acoustic, others
  • On the basis of foam, the France insulation market is segmented into pipe, foam, blanket, board, others), building type (residential new, residential renovation, non-residential new, and non-residential renovation.
  • On the basis of building type, the France insulation market is segmented into residential new, residential renovation, non-residential new, and non-residential renovation.
  • On the basis of b application, the France insulation market is segmented into wall, flat roof, pitched roof, and floor.
  • On the basis of end user, the France insulation market is segmented into power, chemical and petrochemical, oil and gas, construction, automotive, food and beverage, and others.

Major Players

Data Bridge Market Research recognizes the following companies as the France insulation market players in France insulation market are Owens Corning (U.S.), Saint-Gobain (France), BASF SE (Germany), Kingspan Group (Ireland), Johns Manville (U.S.), Rockwool International (Denmark), Knauf Insulation (Germany), Armacell (Luxembourg)

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Market Developments

  • In July 2023, Kingspan Group revealed its intention to acquire a majority of Steico SE's shares, a prominent wood fiber insulation manufacturer. The acquisition is contingent upon regulatory clearance and is anticipated to conclude in early 2024. This strategic move aligns with Kingspan's goal to expand its presence and offerings in the insulation market through the integration of Steico's expertise and product portfolio
  • In October 2022, BASF SE introduced sustainable insulation solutions featuring innovative PU rigid foams such as Elastopor, Elastopir, and spray foam Elastospray. Notably, these products incorporate recycled PET, sourced from established recycling processes for PET waste streams. BASF's commitment to using recyclates underscores its dedication to environmental responsibility, offering eco-friendly alternatives in the construction industry and contributing to a circular economy by repurposing PET waste in the manufacturing of insulation materials

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