Through 2025, boiler sales in Western Europe will be bolstered by EU efforts to promote replacement of older boilers with more energy-efficient models.

Oil- and gas-powered boilers are increasingly being targeted by climate-related regulations, with the International Energy Agency suggesting that an aggressive plan could even completely ban gas boilers by 2025.

Freedonia Group analyst Dan Debelius says, “Many consumers have been able to make the transition to battery-powered or corded electric lawn and garden equipment.

Social distancing and outdoor socializing drove homeowners to add water features (e.g., fountains, ponds, waterfalls) to make these areas more comfortable and aesthetically pleasing.

Continued above average growth for fountains will be supported by the lower maintenance and easier installation of these relative to ponds and waterfalls, which also typically require more space.

Our new research shows that hardscaping sales are expected to remain elevated in the short-term due to an ongoing pandemic-related demand surge for professional-grade improvement projects for outdoor living spaces.

Professionally installed products are expected to outpace those installed by consumers through 2025 as more people resume activities outside the house and the “do-it-for-me” movement regains momentum.

US demand for gutter guards is forecast to grow 2.5% annually through 2025, driven primarily by new and existing home sales.

The booming DIY activity of the pandemic era continues to benefit the $157 million US market for plastic gutter and downspout products.

Our new analysis finds that the increasing number of new homes built with hip style roofs instead of traditional gable style roofs will bolster residential market gains for gutter and downspout products through 2025.