June 19, 2021


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FGIA Sector Overview and Forecast Demonstrates Expansion in Residential Goods

Residential windows, doorways and skylights all expert growth in 2020 as opposed to 2019, in accordance to the Fenestration and Glazing Marketplace Alliance‘s freshly launched FGIA 2020/2021 U.S. Sector Statistical Assessment and Forecast. 

The report, which delivers info about window, door and skylight industry tendencies and products relationships, contains historic information for 2012 through 2020 and forecast facts for 2021 by 2023. Forecasts are based on projections of construction exercise as of March 2021.

Housing Begins

Full housing starts off rebounded strongly soon after an preliminary COVID-19 slowdown and ended with robust gains for the yr. Expansion of 11.5 % in solitary-household begins was offset by declines of 3.5 % in multifamily starts off and .5 p.c in created housing, for an in general boost of 6.5 per cent. Likely forward, the all round new housing current market is predicted to continue to expertise strong expansion in 2021 pushed by one-relatives construction with an total enhance of 11 % presently forecasted.

Household Windows

Household primary window volumes grew by 1.5 % in 2020 versus 2019. The maximize was observed mainly in new design with window demand growing by 3.2 per cent although remodeling and substitute desire was pretty much flat with a .2 p.c raise. The outlook for household window need is a significant maximize in 2021 because of to the continued strength of the new housing market in specific, with anticipations for a 6.8 % raise in 2021, to be followed by a 1.8 % enhance in 2022.

Residential Doorways

In the household market, 2020 new design demand for entry doors grew by 3.2 percent. In the meantime, entry door transforming and substitution demand from customers, which proceeds to characterize a drastically larger share of total demand, grew at 1 p.c. The overall marketplace grew by 1.8 percent as opposed to 2019 and is expected to expand significantly in 2021 due to sturdy single family development action. More progress in 2022 and 2023 is expected.

Residential Skylights

Residential skylights shut the year at 1,120 thousand models, or just above 1.1 million, a growth rate of 4 per cent more than 2019 quantity. New building skylight activity was up 3 per cent, though reworking and alternative skylight exercise was up 4 p.c versus 2019.

Industrial Windows

The non-residential glazing current market reduced by 11 percent in 2020, with decreases throughout all purposes. New building shrank by 11 per cent, though renovation desire lessened by 12 %. A drop is forecast for 2021, with a rebound in 2022 and 2023.

Business Doors

In 2020, non-residential construction demand for entry doorways shrank by 10.5 p.c. Searching forward, a ongoing drop in 2021 is very likely followed by a restoration in 2022 by 2.6 percent. Soon after 2022, an extra slight recovery of .3 per cent is anticipated.

Additional Studies

Supplemental and more comprehensive data on the household and industrial fenestration markets is contained in the FGIA 2019/2020 Review of the U.S. Market place for Windows, Doors and Skylights (revealed in Could 2020), which incorporates all goods outlined below, now such as this new statistical evaluation and forecast.

  • FGIA U.S. Market Channel Distribution Report profiles the residential and non-household market for home windows and doorways as it flows as a result of the discovered distribution channels.
  • FGIA U.S. Business Sector Sizing Report quantifies household and non-household market place volumes, the two historic and projected.
  • FGIA U.S. Sector Regional Statistical Assessment and Forecasts depth details on developments and products relationships.