Plastic foam and mineral wool insulation materials continue to gain share from fiberglass products, according to a new Freedonia Group analysis.

While sustainability is a complicated concept that includes factors such as protection of the product from damage or waste and the amount of carbon needed for transport, consumers most widely equate eco-friendliness with what the source material is.

While trays continue to see much wider use, bowls are expected to see faster growth from a lower market base.

As manufacturers continue to improve EIFS durability and moisture resistance, more consumers are likely to opt for this product.

The commercial market accounted for the majority of composite siding demand in 2020 and is expected to drive gains through 2025.

Manufacturer efforts to improve the quality of composite siding products will lead to rising use in the residential market, particularly in high-end single-family homes.

Our new Freedonia Group analysis of the US solar roofing market forecasts triple-digit demand growth in the South through 2025.

The expanding impact of solar-friendly policies in a growing number of states and localities across the US will drive rapid growth in the solar roofing market through 2025.

Our new research forecasts global demand for electric lawn and garden equipment to increase 6.0% per year to $6.6 billion in 2025.

Battery technology continues to improve, and costs are expected to fall at the same time as performance improves in terms of power and run times.