Water Heater Market - Forecast(2024 - 2030)

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Water Heater Market Overview

Water Heater Market size is estimated at $28.5 billion in 2020, projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.8% during the forecast period 2021-2026. Water Heater is an Electric Heater appliance that heats water for a variety of uses. Water heaters are available because of their energy efficiency and small scale. Electric Heater geysers have become very common for home use. Moreover, the Water Heater industry is growing, owing to the rising demand and widespread domestic applications such as hot water for cooking, bathing and cleaning. The Water Heater Market would benefit from rising demand for energy efficient systems and geysers, as well as favorable regulatory policies on carbon emissions. For instance, in 2016, the United Arab Emirates invested $3Million in the area to introduce green strategies. Besides this, the growing number of strategies adopted by key players such as partnership, acquisition and collaboration to expand their presence and innovation in water heating technology to gain the market traction is set to drive its water heater industry.

Water Heater Market Report Coverage

The report: “Water Heater Market Forecast (2021-2026)”, by Industry ARC, covers an in-depth analysis of the following segments of the Water Heater Market.
By Product Type: Solar Heater, Electric Heater and Solar Heater.
By Technology: Tankless, Hybrid and Storage Heater.
By Application: Residential, Industrial and Commercial.
By Geography: North America (U.S, Canada and Mexico), Europe (Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe), Asia Pacific (China, Japan India, South Korea, Australia & New Zealand, and Rest of Asia Pacific), South America (Brazil, Argentina and Rest of South America) and RoW (Middle East and Africa).

Key Takeaways

  • Water Heater Market growth is being driven by technological advances, adoption of new techniques, and the innovation are resulting in the production of low-cost heaters and energy-efficient.
  • Geographically, North America Water Heater Market held the largest revenue share of 38% in 2020 owing to the presence of potential players who are creating new products, high investments in R&D, and government funding. The scope of the Water Heater Market for various regions will be provided in the final report.
  • The Water Heater Industry is expanding owing to rising perception of the product’s benefits in various applications and consumer preferences are expected to shift as quality levels increase.
  • The growing demand for Storage Heater owing to easy installation and maintenance is a significant factor that is expected to push the Water Heater industry during the forecast period 2021-2026.

Water Heater Market: Market Share (%) by Region, 2020

Water Heater Market

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Water Heater Market Segment Analysis – By Product Type:

Based on Product Type, Electric Heater Segment accounted for the largest revenue market share of around 75% in 2020 and is also anticipated to grow with the fastest CAGR. Electric Heater water heaters are becoming more popular as people become more concerned about energy efficiency and have huge growth in the number of pre-plumbed unvented systems in new constructions. To make Electric Heaters easier to use, manufacturers are incorporating smart heating controls. Electric Heaters are widely used in the commercial sector to help with production and for workers comfort. Water heaters are also being replaced more often as a result of energy efficiency laws variance in different countries. As a result, demand for highly efficient tankless Electric water heaters is growing and thus driving the Water Heater Industry. Solar Heater segment is anticipated to grow with the second fastest CAGR of 5.8% in the forecast period 2021-2026, attributed to the rising customer awareness of Solar water heaters and their cost-effective and environmentally friendly benefits in both the residential and commercial sectors. Furthermore, the government's initiatives to promote Solar Heater products in India, as well as increasing product technical advances and rapid urbanization, are expected to drive segment growth.

Water Heater Market Segment Analysis – By Application:

Based on Application, Commercial accounted for the largest revenue market share in 2020. The demand for water heaters is being driven by the expansion of commercial infrastructure in various countries. Water heaters are used by small to mid-sized businesses in their everyday operations. Companies are adopting highly effective water heaters in the meantime to reduce energy consumption and operating performance. Commercial water heaters must be upgraded owing to increased use. As a result, manufacturers are incorporating new innovations that can serve as a cue for commercial water heater upgrades. Tankless heaters & Electric Heaters are gaining popularity in the commercial sector, owing to their ability to supply a large amount of hot water for an extended period of time driving the Water Heater Industry. Residential is projected to witness the fastest CAGR of 5.3% during the forecast period 2021-2026. Continuous infrastructure growth, combined with an increase in the deployment of energy efficient heating systems, would propel the segment forward. According to the IBEF, India would need over USD 777 billion in infrastructure investment by 2022. The industry will benefit from the ongoing rollout of smart cities with strict building efficiency codes and standards.

Water Heater Market Segment Analysis – By Geography:

Based on Geography, North America Water Heater Market accounted for the 38% revenue share in 2020. More than 9 million water heaters are sold in the United States per year, indicating that there is a strong demand for water heaters in North America, which accounts for a large portion of the industry. Tankless water heaters in the United States are compact, dependable, and long-lasting devices that provide high performance and much better energy efficiency than tank units. Due to the cold weather conditions in the area, demand for heating appliances is extremely high in most North American countries. In July 2017, Rinnai America has announced that it has expanded its North American headquarters by constructing a new two-story headquarters building and opening a North America Innovation and Training Center accelerating water heater expansion across the region. Asia-Pacific is predicted to be the fastest growing region during the forecast period 2021- 2026 owing towards economic growth in countries like China, Japan, Australia and India

Water Heater Market - Drivers

The Growing Demand for Storage Heater:

By using hot water Storage Heater tanks, Storage Heater water heaters help to maximize heating ability. Manufacturers provide Storage Heater in a range of sizes to meet the needs of customers. Storage Heater are less costly to install than other types of water heaters, and they are also simple to maintain and repair. However, since Storage Heater have been known to burst, vendors are focusing on offering standard water heater services. Furthermore, Storage Heater necessitate space for the tank; as a result, manufacturers are concentrating on reducing the size of Storage Heater to alleviate the space problem driving the Water Heater Industry. 

Water Heater Market - Challenges

Increase In Electric Prices: 

Rising electricity prices are expected to restrict the growth of the water heater industry. Water heating systems, such as electric heaters, are the second largest consumer of electricity in the home, accounting for 18 percent of total electricity costs, according to the US Department of Energy. Furthermore, an average water heater operates for three hours every day, as per study thereby, hampering the industry development.

Water Heater Market - Landscape:

The Water Heater Market's main strategies include product launches, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and regional expansion. Water Heater Market top 10 companies are State Industries, Ariston Thermo, Haier Electronics, Fast Water Heater, Neighbourly Company Viessmann, Rinnai, A.O Smith, Rheem Manufacturing, Whirlpool Corporation and American Residential Services.

Acquisitions/Product Launches:

  • In August 2020, A.O Smith launched MiniBot, a 3-litre instant water heater with modern technology. MiniBot's inner tank is filled with Blue Diamond glass, which provides superior corrosion resistance to traditional glass-lined items. It also protects against premature tank failure due to India's hard and polluted water, extending the life of the water heater.

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1. Water Heater Market - Overview
    1.1 Definitions and Scope
2. Water Heater Market - Executive Summary
    2.1 Market Revenue, Market Size and Key Trends 
    2.2 Key trends by Product Type
    2.3 Key trends by Application
    2.4 Key trends by Geography
3. Water Heater Market - Comparative Analysis
    3.1 Product Benchmarking – Key Companies
    3.2 Financial Analysis– Key Companies
    3.3 Market Share Analysis
    3.4 Patent Analysis
    3.5 Pricing Analysis- Average Price
4. Water Heater Market - Startup Companies Scenario Premium
    4.1 Key Startup Company Analysis by
        4.1.1 Investment
        4.1.2 Revenue
        4.1.3 Venture Capital and Funding Scenario
5. Water Heater Market – Industry Market Entry Scenario Premium Premium
    5.1 Regulatory Framework Overview
    5.2 New Business and Ease of Doing Business Index
    5.3 Case Studies of Successful Ventures
6. Water Heater Market - Forces
    6.1 Market Drivers
    6.2 Market Constraints/Challenges
    6.3 Porters Five Force Model
        6.3.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
        6.3.2 Bargaining powers of customers
        6.3.3 Threat of new entrants
        6.3.4 Rivalry among existing players
        6.3.5 Threat of substitutes 
7. Water Heater Market – Strategic Analysis
    7.1 Value Chain Analysis
    7.2 Opportunities Analysis
    7.3 Market Life Cycle
8. Water Heater Market – By Product Type (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    8.1 Solar
    8.2 Electric
    8.3 Gas
9. Water Heater Market – By Technology (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    9.1 Tankless
    9.2 Hybrid
    9.3 Storage
10. Water Heater Market – By Application (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    10.1 Residential
    10.2 Industrial
    10.3 Commercial
11. Water Heater Market - By Geography (Market Size –$Million/$Billion)
    11.1 North America
        11.1.1 U.S.
        11.1.2 Canada
        11.1.3 Mexico
    11.2 Europe
        11.2.1 U.K.
        11.2.2 Germany
        11.2.3 France
        11.2.4 Italy
        11.2.5 Spain
        11.2.6 Russia
        11.2.7 Rest of Europe
    11.3 Asia-Pacific
        11.3.1 China
        11.3.2 India
        11.3.3 Japan
        11.3.4 South Korea
        11.3.5 Australia & New Zealand
        11.3.6 Rest of Asia-Pacific
    11.4 South America
        11.4.1 Brazil
        11.4.2 Argentina
        11.4.3 Rest of South America
    11.5 Rest of the World
        11.5.1 Middle East
        11.5.2 Africa
12. Water Heater Market - Entropy
13. Water Heater Market – Industry/Segment Competition Landscape      Premium  
    13.1 Market Share Analysis
        13.1.1 Global Market Share – Key Companies
        13.1.2 Market Share by Region – Key companies
        13.1.3 Market Share by Countries – Key Companies
        13.1.4 Best Practices for Companies
14. Water Heater Market – Key Company List by Country Premium Premium
15. Water Heater Market Company Analysis
    15.1 Company 1
    15.2 Company 2
    15.3 Company 3
    15.4 Company 4
    15.5 Company 5
    15.6 Company 6
    15.7 Company 7
    15.8 Company 8
    15.9 Company 9
    15.10 Company 10
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