Quick Insights from the AAMA‘s Latest Forecast

Updates on residential windows, doors, and skylights

July 16, 2019
forces for residential windows, doors, and skylights

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released its 2018/2019 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast. Here are a few insights pulled directly from the report: 

Residential Windows: The demand for prime windows improved by 2.6% in 2018, driven by continued new housing growth. The demand for windows in new housing increased by 3.4% in 2018, with increases of 0.5% and 5.5% forecasted for the next two years as the housing market continues to grow. Meanwhile, remodeling and replacement window demand increased modestly again, by 2% in 2018, with similar growth in this segment forecasted for 2019.

Residential Doors: In the residential market, 2018 new construction demand for entry doors grew by 3.8%. Meanwhile, entry door remodeling and replacement demand, which continues to represent a significantly larger share of total demand, grew at 1.9%. The total market grew by 2.5% versus 2017 and is expected to grow by 1.5% in 2019.

Residential Skylights: Residential skylights closed the year with a growth rate of 4% over 2017 volume. New construction and remodeling and replacement skylight market segments saw similar levels of growth.

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James McClister is managing editor for Professional Remodeler.

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