Solar Control Glass: United States

This report forecasts US solar control glass demand in square feet and US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2017. Total demand in dollars is segmented by product in terms of electrochromic mirrors, smart window, low emissivity (low-e), and reflective. Total demand in dollars is also segmented by market as follows: nonresidential architectural, residential architectural, and vehicular and other.

To illustrate historical trends, total demand in dollars is provided in an annual series from 2002 to 2012, while the various segments and total demand in square feet are reported at five-year intervals for 2007 and 2012. An Industry Overview section defines products and markets, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute products when applicable, and provides pertinent background on regulatory and environmental factors, and competitive materials.

A Demand Forecasts section assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product and market segment over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading suppliers competing to serve US demand. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 23-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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