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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Acoustical & Insulation Services
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Acoustical & Insulation Services?

What is the average price of Acoustical & Insulation Services?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Acoustical & Insulation Services. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of Acoustical & Insulation Services been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase Acoustical & Insulation Services yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing Acoustical & Insulation Services?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for Acoustical & Insulation Services with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

Market share concentration for acoustical and insulation services is low, with the top four suppliers accounting for less than 10.0% of revenue. Although some of the top suppliers are diversified contracting firms offering a variety of construction services, about 61.2% of enterprises employ fewer than five workers. There are more... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

Work Routine

Do you work continuously until the project is finished?

What time of day do you start working? How late into the day do you work?

Will you be working on multiple projects at the same time or just our project?

Who will be at the site and how will it be supervised?


Do you have adequate worker's compensation, property damage, liability and other related and necessary insurance?

Do you possess any additional certifications from trade associations?

To what degree are you responsible for all the required local, state and federal permits, as well as approvals from homeowner's associations and other agencies?

How much training do your workers receive?

Supply Chain

Where do you source your insulation materials and tools?

When the price of cotton, plastic or steel fluctuate, how are your customers affected?

Do you have backup suppliers in case your primary suppliers cannot provide the required materials?

How often do supply chain difficulties affect a given project? What is the severity of these issues?

Do you source materials with high exposure to market disruptions resulting from the coronavirus? How are you coping with these disruptions?

How diversified is your supplier base for inputs? Do you source from multiple suppliers in different global regions?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should include as much information about the total scope of the project as possible.

Buyers should include information about the payment schedule (i.e. if it is incremental or done at the completion of the project).

Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine about how much they should pay for these services.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should specify what measures of quality they will be using to select a supplier. For example, these measures can be reputation, credentials of staff, customer service and depth of the technical plan submitted.

Buyers should also choose a supplier based on the price estimate given.

For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should include a deadline for proposal submittals and when the contract will be awarded.

Buyers should include a timeline of the project including walkthroughs and installation.

Buyers should include any other benchmark dates that are relevant to the project.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for acoustical and insulation services has a moderate level of risk. Upstream vendors provide a majority of the materials used to soundproof and insulate rooms. These vendors rely upon fairly volatile raw materials such as plastic, synthetic fibers and cotton. Insulation manufacturers operate with a moderate... Subscribe to learn more.