Plant Expansions Signal Rebound for Fiber Cement Industry

Plant Expansions Signal Rebound for Fiber Cement Industry

Fiber cement is experiencing a resurgence as the construction market strengthens. As a result, a few key suppliers are introducing new products and expanding production.


Tax Reform May Boost Residential Roofing Market

Tax Reform May Boost Residential Roofing Market

As National Roofing Week winds down, find out why one Freedonia analyst thinks that new federal tax legislation will spur future demand for residential roofing in the US.


Commercial Reroofing Activity Strong in the First Half of 2018

Commercial Reroofing Activity Strong in the First Half of 2018

According to the National Roofing Contractors Association, it's National Roofing Week! To celebrate, Freedonia Group analyst Matt Zielenski dives into what's driving demand for commercial reroofing in the first half of 2018.


3 Wood-Look Siding Materials Without the All-Natural Consequences

3 Wood-Look Siding Materials Without the All-Natural Consequences

While wood reigns supreme in terms of siding aesthetics, it's not so desirable when it comes to factors like cost, durability, or ease of installation. For this reason, home builders largely rely on copycat components. Check out these 3 siding materials that mimic wood without the drawbacks.


Home Renovations Allow Older Americans to Age in Place

Home Renovations Allow Older Americans to Age in Place

Senior citizens are healthier and more active than ever. As a result, they're increasingly choosing to remain in their homes and remodel to accommodate present and future physical restrictions. Find out which kinds of renovations elderly homeowners are most likely to undertake, and how this trend will support overall gains in the kitchen and bath remodeling market.


The Roofing Industry Goes to Washington

The Roofing Industry Goes to Washington

Today begins the National Roofing Contractors Association's first-ever Roofing Day summit, and current events are sure to feature prominently in talks on Capitol Hill. Find out which headline-worthy news items one Freedonia analyst expects to dominate discussions.


Eco-Friendly Insulation: 4 Alternatives to Fiberglass

Eco-Friendly Insulation: 4 Alternatives to Fiberglass

A trend toward green building products has given eco-friendly insulation room to grow. Check out the 4 materials that are best suited for use as an alternative to traditional fiberglass insulation.


The World’s 5 Fastest Growing Window & Door Markets

The World’s 5 Fastest Growing Window & Door Markets

A rebounding global construction market represents a financial boon for window and door manufacturers. Check out the five countries expected to account for the fastest growth in this sector going forward.


3 Ways Liquid-Applied Roof Coatings Spread Savings

3 Ways Liquid-Applied Roof Coatings Spread Savings

Are liquid-applied roof coatings the next big thing in commercial roofing? Find out how these coatings can increase energy efficiency, extend the usable life of an aging roof, and more.


6 Hot Growth Markets to Watch in 2018

6 Hot Growth Markets to Watch in 2018

Ring in the New Year with predictions from a few Freedonia analysts about the fastest growing industries for 2018 and beyond.

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