Chicago—The Window and Door Manufacturers Association’s (WDMA) recently released Window and Entry Door 2015 U.S. Market Study shows continued growth for the residential window market through 2016. The study, prepared, researched and analyzed by Metrostudy and the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech, forecasts overall residential window market growth of 6.2% for 2015 and 3.9% for 2016. This follows market growth of 12.7% in 2014.
From a product mix standpoint, in 2014 vinyl windows made up nearly 68% of the residential market, followed by wood clad windows at 20.5%.
The WDMA report delivers timely, detailed national and regional information and trends on residential windows, residential entry doors, and light commercial windows, including product relationships; historic data for 2012 and 2013, and forecast data for 2015 through 2017.