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According to a new technical market research report, U.S. INDOOR AIR QUALITY MARKET (ENV003D) from BCC Research (, the U.S. market for indoor air quality (IAQ) was valued at nearly $7 billion in 2011 and is projected to reach nearly $7.3 billion in 2012, and nearly $9.2 billion in 2017, a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.6%. The IAQ market can be split into three segments: equipment, consulting and testing services, and environmental services. The equipment segment is expected to account for $3.7 billion in 2012 and $4.7 billion in 2017, a CAGR of 4.8%. The consulting and testing services segment is projected to total $1.6 billion in 2012 and $2 billion in 2017, a CAGR of 4.5%. The environmental services segment should be worth $1.9 billion in 2012 and nearly $2.4 billion in 2017, a CAGR of 4.4%. IAQ is an important indoor environmental issue that can affect any occupied indoor space. IAQ concerns the air inside the occupied structure and its healthfulness. Indoor air quality generally refers to chemical, physical, and biological characteristics of indoor air that can adversely affect the comfort and/or health of the occupants of a given space. This report will offer its audience:

An overview of the IAQ market with market size analysis and data forecasts through 2017 A look at recent trends in the IAQ industry and their impact on various market segments A discussion about indoor air contaminants that are of the highest concern in end-use markets, including mold and other biological contaminants, allergens, airborne pollutants, and radon. Information about the settings and end-use markets of IAQ, including homes, commercial buildings, schools and hospitals, as well as the reasons why IAQ is of great concern in each of these settings Profiles of the main players in the market as well as some analysis of their competitive positions.

This study should be of interest to many parties, including manufacturers of IAQ equipment such as air cleaners and purifiers, ventilation systems, heating ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, and replacement filters. IAQ consultants and testing agencies, mold remediators, asbestos abatement contractors, and radon mitigation service providers also should find it useful. Finally, this report should be of interest to building owners and operators who are concerned about their indoor environments and would like to learn about methods of control and emerging technologies designed to solve specific problems. SUMMARY FIGURE U.S. IAQ MARKET BY SEGMENT, 20112017 ($ MILLIONS)

Source: BCC Research U.S. Indoor Air Quality Market (ENV003D) Data and analysis extracted from this press release must be accompanied by a statement identifying BCC Research LLC, 49 Walnut Park, Building 2, Wellesley, MA 02481, Telephone: 866-285-7215; Email: as the source and publisher, along with report number, which can be found in the first paragraph of this release.