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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Thermal Building Insulation
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for Thermal Building Insulation?

What is the average price of Thermal Building Insulation?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase Thermal Building Insulation. 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 Thermal Building Insulation 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 Thermal Building Insulation 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 Thermal Building Insulation?

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 Thermal Building Insulation 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 ?

The top four suppliers of thermal building insulation products hold less than 30.0% of the market, which indicates a low level of market share concentration in 2021. With more than 4,500 firms operating on a local or regional level, competition among thermal building insulation suppliers is high. Because each of... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?


How long have you been active in this field? How long have you served operators in my industry?

What are some similar clients you have supplied products to, along with dates?

What industry do you most commonly supply this product to?

How long have you provided these products to your longest-tenured client?

Product Lines

Do you offer any complementary products or services with the purchase of thermal building insulation? If so, what are they?

Are there any incentives for repeat customers?

What promotional deals exist for bulk buyers?

What samples do you offer?

Quality Control

How many recalls have you had? Were they voluntary or mandated? What problems created the need for the recalls? How have you handled these recalls?

How often do you experience defects with your products? To what degree are in-process inspections and process controls carried out?

What is the typical inspection process that your product undergoes? What internal testing procedures do you use to ensure product quality?

Do you have quality control benchmarks that you report to clients? How do you measure quality?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should specify the total budget for the project.

Buyers should suggest the best method of billing.

Buyers should include information about per-establishment spending expectations and limitations.

Buyers should have a plan in place for selecting a supplier in the event of a tie bid.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should look for suppliers capable of providing insulation installation services and that has the ability to service multiple establishments.

Buyers should look for suppliers with experience providing materials for buildings that are similar in size.

Buyers should look for suppliers with flexible delivery schedules.

Buyers should look for suppliers with clearly defined pricing instructions.

Project Schedule

Buyers need to include a proposal duration suggesting when vendors are required to submit their project bids.

Buyers need to include the date when the award will be announced.

Buyers should include any benchmark dates relevant to the project that suppliers will need to be aware of.

Buyers should include the duration of the service contract.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

There is moderate risk stemming from the supply chain for thermal building insulation products. Sand, gravel and other mining minerals are key inputs for the production of thermal building insulation. Competition has been intense among sand and gravel manufacturers during the past three years, allowing for competitive pricing along the... Subscribe to learn more.