Latest News

  • The global door and window market is expected to reach an estimated $243.6 billion by 2022 and is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.1 percent from 2017 to 2022, according to a report by Research and Markets. The study considers both residential and commercial opportunities. The major growth drivers for this market are rapidly increasing new construction and renovation... more »
  • Door and window market share will grow noticeably over the coming seven years, according to a new report by Global Market Insights Inc. The U.S. window and door industry, which the research company valued at $13.5 billion in 2015, will exhibit an annual growth rate of 6 percent from 2016 to 2024.  The global door and window market reportedly collected revenue of more than $82 billion in 2015... more »
  • The global low-emissivity glass market is expected to reach an estimated $64.8 billion by 2022 and is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 11.4 percent from 2017 to 2022, according to a report by Research and Markets. The major growth drivers for this market are increasing demand for energy saving products with rapidly increasing construction activities, according to the study.... more »
  • The global bifold doors market is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 4.68 percent during the period 2017-2021, according to a report by Research and Markets. The growth of mixed-use properties is one of the major drivers for the market, according to the report, which also states that sustainability concerns in the construction industry is one of the major factors hindering the... more »
  • In its 2016/2017 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association reported total housing starts continued their growth curve in 2016 with strong gains particularly in the single-family segment, up by 10 percent. The report provides information on window, door and skylight market trends and product relationships. Historic data for 2006... more »
  • Houzz released its 2017 Houzz & Home survey, which covers residential remodeling, building and decorating activity, which reported that first-time home buyers and Millennials are spending more than ever on home renovation projects. Survey data gathered from more than 100,000 respondents includes historical and planned spends, professional involvement, motivations and challenges behind... more »
  • The global low-emissivity glass market is expected to reach an estimated $64.8 billion by 2022 and is forecast to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of 11.4 percent from 2017 to 2022, according to a report by Research and Markets. The report addresses market segments that include single, double and triple low-E glass, end use building, coating type and global region. The major growth drivers... more »
  • n-tech Research issued a report projecting that the market for smart windows materials (electrochromic, photochromic, thermochromic, PDLC, SPD) will generate over $1.1 billion in revenues by 2022. According to the report, the market for smart windows materials will be dominated by electrochromic materials, which will account for 65 percent of the revenues generated by smart windows materials.... more »
  • Houzz Inc. released the Q1 2017 Houzz Renovation Barometer, which reflected widespread quarter-over-quarter confidence for a variety of building-related industry sectors. The Barometer posted high year-over-year readings in Q1 2017, exceeding scores for Q4 2016. Design-build firms and remodelers continue to project high confidence in year-over-year market gains, while architects show a renewed... more »
  • The global smart glass market is anticipated to reach $4.953 billion by 2021, according to a report by Research and Markets. The report addresses market segments that include thermochromic glass, suspended particle device glass, electrochromic glass, liquid crystal glass, and photochromics glass, among others. Categories include automotive, energy, transportation, consumer electronics and... more »