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Last edited 06 May 2016
Architectural LED market
The global architectural Light-Emitting Diode (LED) products market witnessed steady growth in its market valuation. Governments across the world have enforced rules and regulations encouraging the deployment of LED lighting systems at construction sites, which is stimulating this market.
By 2015, the worldwide architectural LED products market is anticipated to reach US$3,997.5 mn. Analysts expect it to rise further and reach US$10,751 mn by the end of 2021, rising at a CAGR of 17.90% between 2015 and 2021.
On the basis of types, solar LED products and conventional LED products are the two major segments of the worldwide architectural LED products market. The conventional LED products segment dominates the global market at present. It stood at US$3,209 mn in 2014 and is likely to reach a value of US$3,746 mn by the end of 2015.
The rise in demand for LED lamps as well as LED strips and linear products are likely to propel the conventional LED products segment forward, and so the product segment is expected to maintain its lead.
Wall washing, cove lighting, backlighting, in ground lighting, and specialty lighting are the prime application areas for architectural LED products. Among these, architectural LED products are largely used for wall washing. In 2014, the wall washing segment stood at US$1,325.7 mn. Analysts project it will reach US$1,557 mn, occupying 38.8% of the overall market by the end of 2015.
The increasing requirement for lighting systems to illuminate large surfaces such as museums and contemporary architecture, is anticipated to drive the segment at a CAGR of 18.50% between 2015 and 2021.
 Commercial sector to remain largest end user of architectural LED products
The commercial sector and the residential sector are the main end users of architectural LED products. The commercial sector is the bigger end user of the two. It accounted for about 76.9% of the total revenue generated by the global architectural LED market in 2014. By the end of 2015, this is likely to increase to 77.3%.
The retail market, Banking, Financial services and Insurance (BFSI) industry, IT and Telecoms, medical and healthcare industry, media and entertainment industry, museums, and places of worship come under the commercial segment in the global market for architectural LED products.
 Asia pacific to remain undisputed market leader
Asia Pacific, North America, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East and Africa are the key regional markets for architectural LED products. Asia Pacific is poised to acquire about 47.1% of the overall market and capture the leading position by the end 2015.
The regional market is likely to maintain its dominance in the coming years, exhibiting the highest Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) among all the regions during the period from 2015 to 2021. Other regional architectural LED products markets are also expected to witness a healthy growth over the next few years.
The major players operating in the global architectural LED products market are Samsung Electronics, Eaton Corp., Verbatim Ltd., Osram Licht AG, Philips Lumileds Lighting Co. LLC, Galaxia Electronics Co. Ltd., Epistar Corp., Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corp., Cree Inc., and GE Lighting LLC.
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