Global LED Lamp Unit Shipments Expected to Reach Nearly 784 Million in 2026, According to Navigant Research

LEDs are the only lighting technology in the commercial market expected to experience growth during the next 10 years, report finds

BOULDER, Colo.--()--A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for energy-efficient lighting within commercial buildings, providing global market forecasts for lamp and luminaire unit shipments and revenue, segmented by building type, lamp type, and region, through 2026.

Commercial buildings are large consumers of energy, and lighting upgrades are often considered a simple way to increase efficiency when compared to more expensive options, such as an updated HVAC system or a building energy management system. As cheaper and less efficient legacy lighting technologies, including fluorescent, halogen, and high intensity discharge (HID), are phased out, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) sales continue to climb, even as the overall lighting market declines. Click to tweet: According to a new report from @NavigantRSRCH, global LED lamp unit shipments are expected to increase from 441.7 million in 2017 to 783.9 million in 2026.

“LEDs, the only lighting technology in the commercial market expected to experience growth over the next 10 years, are contributing to the overall commercial lighting market decline due to their longer lifespan, increased efficacy, and continued market penetration,” says Krystal Maxwell, research analyst with Navigant Research. “Due to this declining overall market, lighting companies are seeking alternative ways in which to generate revenue, such as new and increased product offerings and new business models for lighting.”

LEDs have experienced a continual price decline each year, making them more competitive with other lighting technologies, according to the report. This trend, coupled with increased lifespan, improved efficiency, and superior controllability (which allows integration with lighting controls), has primed LEDs to become the leading lighting technology in the commercial market.

The report, Market Data: Energy Efficient Lighting for Commercial Markets, analyzes the global market for energy efficient lighting within commercial buildings. The report briefly covers the market issues, including key drivers and barriers, related to the energy efficient lighting market for commercial buildings. Global market forecasts for lamp and luminaire unit shipments and revenue, segmented by building type, lamp type, and region, extend through 2026. The study covers seven lamp types and eight building types, as well as luminaire and lamp unit shipments for new construction and retrofits. An Executive Summary of the report is available for free download on the Navigant Research website.

About Navigant Research

Navigant Research, the dedicated research arm of Navigant, provides market research and benchmarking services for rapidly changing and often highly regulated industries. In the energy sector, Navigant Research focuses on in-depth analysis and reporting about global clean technology markets. The team’s research methodology combines supply-side industry analysis, end-user primary research and demand assessment, and deep examination of technology trends to provide a comprehensive view of the Energy Technologies, Utility Transformations, Transportation Efficiencies, and Buildings Innovations sectors. Additional information about Navigant Research can be found at www.navigantresearch.com.

About Navigant

Navigant Consulting, Inc. is a specialized, global professional services firm that helps clients take control of their future. Navigant’s professionals apply deep industry knowledge, substantive technical expertise, and an enterprising approach to help clients build, manage and/or protect their business interests. With a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change and significant regulatory or legal pressures, the Firm primarily serves clients in the healthcare, energy and financial services industries. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, Navigant’s practitioners bring sharp insight that pinpoints opportunities and delivers powerful results. More information about Navigant can be found at navigant.com.

* The information contained in this press release concerning the report, Market Data: Energy Efficient Lighting for Commercial Markets, is a summary and reflects Navigant Research’s current expectations based on market data and trend analysis. Market predictions and expectations are inherently uncertain and actual results may differ materially from those contained in this press release or the report. Please refer to the full report for a complete understanding of the assumptions underlying the report’s conclusions and the methodologies used to create the report. Neither Navigant Research nor Navigant undertakes any obligation to update any of the information contained in this press release or the report.

Contacts

Navigant Research
Lindsay Funicello-Paul, +1-781-270-8456
lindsay.funicello.paul@navigant.com

Release Summary

A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for energy efficient lighting within commercial buildings.

Contacts

Navigant Research
Lindsay Funicello-Paul, +1-781-270-8456
lindsay.funicello.paul@navigant.com