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Total demand for weather resistant barriers in North America was valued at $4 billion based on manufacturers’ factory gate level in 2017. Residential construction, led by roofing applications, accounted for the majority of market demand. Principia Consulting’s recent report Weather Resistant Barriers – Residential & Commercial 2018 covers products with… Read More
While wood trim continues to account for 53% of the $1.7 billion exterior trim market in the United States, wood-alternatives like cellular PVC, fiber cement and engineered wood continue to take share. The market remains evenly balanced between new construction and repair/ remodel. Exterior trim is one of over 12… Read More
The 2017 North American metal roofing market is a $3.3 billion industry at the manufacturer factory gate level according to Principia Consulting’s latest industry report, Metal Roofing 2018. The study includes standing seam, corrugated/ribbed panels, and specialty panels, but excludes cladding and pre-engineered metal buildings. By all accounts among metal… Read More
In the building products industry, data has become increasingly more important when looking for new business and growing your company’s sales. Accurate and reliable data can help identify market opportunities whether it’s in new construction vs. remodel/ repair, single family vs. multifamily, a region of the country, or with specific… Read More