Going green: The rebounding construction market will boost industry demand

States, counties and cities have tightened building codes to promote the use of energy-efficient products and sustainable materials, which has driven growth for the Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing industry over the five years to 2018. Tax subsidies and operating cost savings have also supported this trend, especially in light of the rapid rise in LEED buildings. Technological advances have facilitated a rise in demand for sustainable materials. demand for sustainable materials has increased dramatically over the past five years, accelerating most recently due to the rebounding construction market...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Technological advances have facilitated a rise in demand for sustainable materials
  • Improving economic conditions have precipitated an increase in industry demand
  • Sustainable building materials will continue to expand their share of the building materials market
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing industry is characterized by a low level of capital intensity. On average, industry companies are expected to spend $0.06 on capital in 2018 for every dollar spent on labor. Capital investment in the industry is mainly associated with equipment used to produce sustainable building materials. Industry operators also invest in computer systems, trucks and other capital used to distribute and manage product inventory. Investment in technology helps companies reduce the various costs associated with production, with most money allocated to equipment used to improve employee productivity, product quality and production efficiency. Such technology reduces the need for labor input...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having links with supplies
  • Having a wide and expanding product range
  • Production of goods currently favored by the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of construction and Housing starts in the Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry produces building materials used during the construction and renovation of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified building structures. Such buildings use sustainable materials that reduce building water, energy and other resource needs. Sustainable materials are more efficient than traditional products because they reduce pollution, waste and environmental degradation.

    Industry Products
  • Structural building materials
  • Interior building materials
  • Exterior building materials
  • Plumbing, fixtures and other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Manufacturing green or energy-efficient windows, doors and skylights
  • Manufacturing green or energy-efficient sealing and insulation
  • Manufacturing wood-plastic composite and engineered lumber
  • Manufacturing concrete (insulated concrete forms, dimension stone and recycled stone)
  • Manufacturing sustainable structural materials (recycled metal, other non-toxic products, reusable or recyclable)
  • Manufacturing sustainable interior materials (e.g. linoleum and trass)
  • Manufacturing sustainable exterior materials (e.g. panels made from paper flakes, compressed earth block and adobe)
  • Manufacturing plumbing components and fixtures made of recycled materials
  • Manufacturing building materials made of recycled or renewable plant materials (e.g. bamboo)
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Value of construction
  • Housing starts
  • Private spending on home improvements
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Government initiatives drive demand
  • Credits and conditions
  • New technology bolsters growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Construction activity fuels demand
  • Concerns for energy
  • Table: Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Commercial Building Construction
  • Municipal Building Construction

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Laminated Plastics Manufacturing
  • Plastic & Resin Manufacturing
  • Sawmills & Wood Production

  • Products & Services
  • Structural building materials
  • Interior building materials
  • Exterior building materials
  • Plumbing, fixtures and other products
  • Chart: Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial construction market
  • Maintenance and repair market
  • New residential construction market
  • Exports
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Sustainable Building Material Manufacturing Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Value of Construction (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Leadership In Energy And Environmental Design (Le
  • A building certification program that focuses on five key areas: energy efficiency, indoor air quality, material selection, sustainable site development and water savings.
  • Green Building Construction
  • The construction of buildings that meet various standards related to resource conservation and energy efficiency.
  • Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (Shgc)
  • A measure used for glass building products to determine how much heat from the sun is blocked.
  • Sustainable Design
  • Architectural design that seeks to reduce the negative effects on the environment, and the health and comfort of building occupants.
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