Open shades: Expanding construction markets and energy efficiency will benefit industry demand

During the economic downturn, construction activity screeched across most markets and hurt industry revenue. However, the government stimulus aided the industry with tax credits for energy-efficiency projects, including windows that offer better insulation to reduce reliance on energy for warmth. Over the five years to 20121, revenue for the Window Installation industry is expected to continue trending higher, bolstered by rising consumer confidence and private spending on home improvements. Although revenue increased over the previous five years, revenue growth is projected to be less volatile during the next five years...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 11-16
6.5%
Forecast Growth 16-21
Profit
Employment
15,590
Businesses
3,255
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revitalized construction activity will bolster demand for window installation services
  • Homeowners released pent-up demand due to a strong rebound in downstream markets
  • Low interest rates will spur demand as it gives consumers an incentive to borrow and invest
  • Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Window Installation industry has a low level of capital intensity, with operators spending an estimated $0.04 on capital for every dollar spent on labor. The industry has increased its total labor force in attempts to expand its scope and capabilities, and to reach greater geographical regions. Over the five years to 2021, wages are anticipated to increase at an annualized rate of 2.5%, reflecting the industry's dependence on human capital...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Window Installation Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Window Installation Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Ability to compete on price
  • Having contacts within key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Value of residential construction and Housing starts in the Window Installation industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Window Installation Industry?

    Operators in this industry install windows. This industry does not include work done by general building contractors or automotive glass installation companies.

    Industry Products
  • Vinyl window installation
  • Wood window installation
  • Energy efficient window installation
  • Fiberglass window installation
  • Other and repair services
  • Industry Activities
  • New window installation
  • Window repair
  • Window framing
  • 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 residential construction
  • Housing starts
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Private spending on home improvements
  • Consumer Confidence Index

  • Current Performance
  • Improving industry conditions
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Rebounding demand
  • Consumer spending
  • Industry landscape
  • Table: Window Installation Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Window Installation Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

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

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Construction Machinery Manufacturing
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Wood Paneling Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Vinyl window installation
  • Wood window installation
  • Energy efficient window installation
  • Fiberglass window installation
  • Other and repair services
  • Chart: Window Installation Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Residential
  • Non-residential
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Window Installation Industry

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

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Window Installation 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 Window Installation 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 Window Installation Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Private spending on home improvements (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Fenestration
  • The arrangement, proportioning and design of windows and doors in a building.
  • Leadership In Energy And Environmental Design
  • A building certification program that focuses on five key areas: energy efficiency, indoor air quality, material selection, sustainable site development and water savings.
  • Spacer
  • Strips of material used to separate multiple panes of glass within windows.
  • Window Framing
  • The process of opening a finished wall to install a window.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
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    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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