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Principia is the preferred supplier of business insights to the building materials and construction industry.

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Do you need to know where the market is headed? Principia is directly connected with all stakeholders in the building materials industry value chain and can develop customer-driven actionable insights to drive revenue growth.

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Are you seeking deep insights on how market influencers impact demand on specific residential and commercial product categories? We’re trusted advisers with expertise in helping you grow revenue, margin and share.

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Our high quality data, analytics and insights serve clients in the building materials and construction industry, including manufacturers, distributors, dealers, builders, contractors and homeowners.

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U.S. Residential Railing Market Demand At A Glance (2019-2022)

Residential railing demand in the United States reached 160 million linear feet in 2019. Principia’s DemandBuilder® and Product Demand Snapshot on residential railing provide insights and data about current demand and forecasted growth.  Data included in both DemandBuilder® and Product Demand Snapshots include:  Residential Railing Demand and Forecast  Residential Railing Demand  Current Demand  Pricing  Outlook: Residential Construction & Building Products  Pre-COVID-19 […]

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U.S. Residential Siding Market Demand At A Glance (2019-2022)

Residential siding demand in the United States reached 63 million squares in 2019. Principia’s DemandBuilder® and Product Demand Snapshot on residential siding provide insights and data about current demand and forecasted growth.  Data included in both DemandBuilder® and Product Demand Snapshots include:  Residential Siding Demand and Forecast  Residential Siding Demand  Current Demand  Pricing  Outlook: Residential Construction & Building Products  Pre-COVID-19 Growth Ramp  […]

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U.S. Residential Insulation Market Demand At A Glance (2019-2022)

Residential insulation demand in the United States reached 5.3 billion pounds in 2019. Principia’s DemandBuilder® and Product Demand Snapshot on residential insulation provide insights and data about current demand and forecasted growth.  Data included in both DemandBuilder® and Product Demand Snapshots include:  Residential Insulation Demand and Forecast  Residential Insulation Demand  Current Demand  Pricing  Outlook: Residential Construction & Building Products  Pre-COVID-19 Growth Ramp  […]

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U.S. Residential Windows Market Demand At A Glance (2019-2022)

Residential windows demand in the United States reached 54.5 million units in 2019. Principia’s DemandBuilder® and Product Demand Snapshot on residential windows provide insights and data about current demand and forecasted growth.  Data included in both DemandBuilder® and Product Demand Snapshots include:  Residential Windows Demand and Forecast  Residential Windows Demand  Current Demand  Pricing  Outlook: Residential Construction & Building Products  Pre-COVID-19 Growth Ramp  COVID-19 […]

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U.S. Residential Decking Market Demand At A Glance (2019-2022)

Residential decking demand in the United States reached 3.3 billion linear feet in 2019. Principia’s DemandBuilder® and Product Demand Snapshot on residential decking provide insights and data about current demand and forecasted growth.  Data included in both DemandBuilder® and Product Demand Snapshots include:  Residential Decking Demand and Forecast  Residential Decking Demand  Current Demand  Pricing  Outlook: Residential Construction & Building Products  Pre-COVID-19 Growth Ramp  COVID-19 […]

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Product Supply Snapshot

Now more than ever, accurate data and supporting analytics are needed to understand product supply, manufacturer sales, and market share. Product Supply Snapshot provides a view of the competitive landscape in both shipments and dollar sales, while mapping product flow through the distribution channel.

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Before and After COVID-19: Outlook for Residential Construction & Building Products

Industry participants are anxious to know where the market is headed — especially as the industry and economy realign from the impact of COVID-19. Principia’s Before and After COVID-19: Outlook for Residential Construction and Building Products provides an overview of the where the industry was prior to the pandemic and where the industry is headed as it recovers from the impact of COVID-19.

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