Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Window Installation industry comprises contractors that provide specialist window framing and installation services. A large portion of industry operators' revenue is derived from home and commercial building renovation services. While window installers enjoy an absence of international competition, they compete directly with unskilled do-it-yourself (DIY) homeowners in the housing alterations and additions market and with other skilled tradespeople in the new building construction market (e.g. general building contractors and concreting contractors).
Like many construction-related fields, the Window Installation industry was significantly challenged during the past five years, largely due to the subprime mortgage crisis.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Window Installation industry is currently in the mature phase of its life cycle. In the 10 years to 2018, the industry's contribution to the overall economy (industry value added) is projected to increase at an annualized rate of 2.4%, compared with estimated GDP annualized growth of 1.8%. Over the period, revenue is forecast to rise at an average annual rate of 1.2% to $7.1 billion. During this period, trends toward making buildings more energy efficient, and a revival of the housing market in the latter half, have driven growth.
Over the past five years, there have been substantial advances in industry productivity and window quality, resulting from the green movement and the introduction of tax credits for investments in energy-efficient windows... purchase to read more