Roofing

Laminated Asphalt Shingles Continue to Take Market Share

Asphalt shingles, which accounted for the largest share of roofing demand in 2014, will continue to the lead the market going forward, accounting for more than half of the 252 million square roofing market in 2019. Demand for asphalt shingles will be driven by a high level of consumer interest in laminated asphalt shingles. Also known as three-dimensional or architectural shingles, these roofing materials have a textured surface that can look like wood or slate, and are also more durable than traditional three-tab shingles. Homeowners looking to improve the exterior appearance of their homes can do so by installing laminated asphalt shingles.

Key Findings in the Roofing Study:

Roofing Tiles to See Increasing Use on Residences

Roofing tiles are expected to register the most rapid growth of all roofing products through 2019. Strong gains in housing starts in the South and West will drive gains. Roofing tiles are often installed on buildings in the South because of their ability to withstand the high winds and heavy rains caused by severe storms. Use of roofing tile in the West will be boosted by their favorable aesthetics and ability to be used as cool roofing materials.

Single-Ply Plastic and Metal Roofing Will Post Market Share Gains in Commercial Applications

In the commercial market, plastic and metal roofing will also see above-average demand gains through 2019. Plastic roofing will see increasing use on buildings with low-slope roofs because of its ease of installation and favorable performance properties, while metal roofing demand will be supported by its durability and ability to support solar panels used to generate electricity. Demand for both plastic and metal roofing will also be boosted by their ability to be used as cool roofing products that reflect sunlight and keep buildings cooler in the summer.

Reroofing Activity Remains Primary Driver of Demand

Reroofing activity accounted for the larger share of US roofing demand in 2014 and will remain so going forward. Reroofing activity will be supported by the efforts of home and business owners to engage in previously delayed improvement projects, such as the replacement of older or worn roofing. Storm activity -- such as hurricanes and tornadoes -- also supports reroofing demand in the US, as high winds and heavy rains can damage or destroy roofing, necessitating its replacement.

Study Coverage

This Freedonia industry study analyzes the $16.8 billion roofing industry. It presents US historical demand data (2004, 2009, and 2014) and forecasts (2019 and 2024) by product (e.g., asphalt shingles, bituminous low-slope roofing, metal roofing, elastomeric roofing, plastic roofing, roofing tile, wood shingles and shake), market (residential, nonresidential), application (new, reroofing), and US region. The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share, and profiles 40 industry players, including CertainTeed, GAF, and Owens Corning.

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Purchase Roofing by the Section

  1. Roofing

    $5,500.00

    1. 1 INTRODUCTION

      $82.00

    2. 2 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

      $85.00

      1. Table | ROOFING DEMAND

    3. 3 MARKET ENVIRONMENT

      $2,186.00

      1. 3.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 3.2 Macroeconomic Trends

        $155.00

        1. Table | MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS

      3. 3.3 Consumer Trends

        $189.00

        1. 3.3.1 Consumer Spending

          $82.00

          1. Table | PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES

        2. 3.3.2 Consumer Financing

          $87.00

          1. Table | CONSUMER FINANCING ENVIRONMENT, 2004-2014

      4. 3.4 Demographic Trends

        $135.00

        1. Table | POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS

      5. 3.5 Building Construction Trends

        $660.00

        1. Table | BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES

        2. 3.5.1 Residential Buildings

          $377.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES

          2. Table | NEW HOUSING INDICATORS

          3. Table | HOUSING STOCK BY TYPE

          4. CHART II-1 YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSING STOCK, 2014

          5. Table | RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES

        3. 3.5.2 Nonresidential Buildings

          $194.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES

          2. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING STOCK

          3. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL BUILDING IMPROVEMENT & REPAIR EXPENDITURES

      6. 3.6 Pricing

        $135.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ROOFING PRODUCT PRICES

        2. CHART II-2 ROOFING PRODUCTS PRICING, 2004-2024

      7. 3.7 Installed Costs

        $89.00

        1. CHART II-3 INSTALLED COSTS FOR SELECTED ROOFING PRODUCTS, 2014

      8. 3.8 Historical Market Trends

        $95.00

        1. Table | ROOFING MARKET, 2004-2014

        2. CHART II-4 ROOFING DEMAND, 2004-2014

      9. 3.9 Materials & Technology Trends

        $82.00

      10. 3.10 Environmental Legislation & Regulatory Considerations

        $530.00

        1. 3.10.1 General Regulatory Issues

          $82.00

        2. 3.10.2 Energy Efficiency Programs

          $188.00

        3. 3.10.3 Vegetative Roofs

          $82.00

        4. 3.10.4 Solar Energy Issues

          $147.00

        5. 3.10.5 Pollution Reduction

          $82.00

        6. 3.10.6 Materials Recycling

          $82.00

      11. 3.11 Foreign Trade

        $93.00

        1. Table | US ROOFING PRODUCTS FOREIGN TRADE

    4. 4 PRODUCTS

      $3,497.00

      1. 4.1 General

        $101.00

        1. Table | ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT

      2. 4.2 Asphalt Shingles

        $398.00

        1. Table | ASPHALT SHINGLE DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. 4.2.1 Demand by Product Type

          $82.00

          1. Table | ASPHALT SHINGLE DEMAND BY PRODUCT TYPE

        3. 4.2.2 Product Characteristics

          $116.00

        4. 4.2.3 Cost Factor

          $82.00

          1. Table | ASPHALT SHINGLE INSTALLED COST

      3. 4.3 Bituminous Low-Slope Roofing

        $951.00

        1. Table | BITUMINOUS LOW-SLOPE ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. 4.3.1 Product Characteristics

          $118.00

        3. 4.3.2 Built-Up Roofing Systems

          $96.00

        4. 4.3.3 Cost Factors

          $82.00

          1. Table | BITUMINOUS LOW-SLOPE ROOFING INSTALLED COST

        5. 4.3.4 Bituminous Sheet Roofing Demand

          $561.00

          1. Table | BITUMINOUS SHEET ROOFING DEMAND BY TYPE, PRODUCT, &APPLICATION

          2. Table | ASPHALTIC SHEET ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT

          3. Table | COAL TAR SHEET ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT

          4. Table | STANDARD ROOFING FELTS DEMAND BY MATERIAL TYPE & SURFACE

          5. Table | MODIFIED BITUMEN MEMBRANES ROOFING DEMAND BY MATERIAL TYPE & SURFACE

      4. 4.4 Metal Roofing

        $407.00

        1. Table | METAL ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. 4.4.1 Demand by Type

          $146.00

          1. Table | METAL ROOFING DEMAND BY TYPE

        3. 4.4.2 Product Characteristics

          $168.00

        4. 4.4.3 Cost Factors

          $82.00

          1. Table | METAL ROOFING INSTALLED COST

      5. 4.5 Elastomeric Roofing

        $277.00

        1. Table | ELASTOMERIC ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. 4.5.1 Demand by Type

          $101.00

          1. Table | ELASTOMERIC ROOFING DEMAND BY TYPE

        3. 4.5.2 Product Characteristics

          $82.00

        4. 4.5.3 Cost Factors

          $82.00

          1. Table | ELASTOMERIC ROOFING INSTALLED COST

      6. 4.6 Plastic Roofing

        $400.00

        1. Table | PLASTIC ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. 4.6.1 Demand by Type

          $135.00

          1. Table | PLASTIC ROOFING DEMAND BY TYPE

        3. 4.6.2 Product Characteristics

          $168.00

        4. 4.6.3 Cost Factors

          $82.00

          1. Table | PLASTIC ROOFING INSTALLED COST

      7. 4.7 Roofing Tile

        $319.00

        1. Table | ROOFING TILE DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. 4.7.1 Demand by Type

          $82.00

          1. Table | ROOFING TILE DEMAND BY TYPE

        3. 4.7.2 Product Characteristics

          $91.00

        4. 4.7.3 Cost Factors

          $82.00

          1. Table | ROOFING TILE INSTALLED COST

      8. 4.8 Wood Shingles & Shakes

        $219.00

        1. Table | WOOD SHINGLES & SHAKE DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. 4.8.1 Demand by Type

          $82.00

          1. Table | WOOD SHINGLE & SHAKE DEMAND BY TYPE

        3. 4.8.2 Product Characteristics

          $82.00

        4. 4.8.3 Cost Factors

          $82.00

          1. Table | WOOD SHINGLE & SHAKE INSTALLED COST

      9. 4.9 Other Roofing Products

        $426.00

        1. 4.9.1 Demand by Market

          $82.00

          1. Table | OTHER ROOFING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY MARKET

        2. 4.9.2 Demand by Product Type

          $343.00

          1. Table | OTHER ROOFING PRODUCTS DEMAND BY TYPE

    5. 5 MARKETS

      $1,920.00

      1. 5.1 General

        $93.00

        1. Table | ROOFING DEMAND BY MARKET

      2. 5.2 Residential

        $758.00

        1. Table | RESIDENTIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION

        2. 5.2.1 New

          $107.00

          1. Table | NEW RESIDENTIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT

        3. 5.2.2 Reroofing

          $169.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL REROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT

        4. 5.2.3 Demand by Housing Type

          $332.00

          1. Table | RESIDENTIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY HOUSING TYPE

          2. Table | SINGLE-FAMILY HOUSING ROOFING DEMAND

          3. Table | MULTIFAMILY HOUSING ROOFING DEMAND

          4. Table | MANUFACTURED HOUSING ROOFING DEMAND

      3. 5.3 Nonresidential

        $969.00

        1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION

        2. 5.3.1 New

          $110.00

          1. Table | NEW NONRESIDENTIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT

        3. 5.3.2 Reroofing

          $126.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL REROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT

        4. 5.3.3 Demand by Building Type

          $575.00

          1. Table | NONRESIDENTIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY BUILDING TYPE

          2. CHART IV-1 NONRESIDENTIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY BUILDING TYPE, 2014: NEW & REROOFING

          3. Table | OFFICE & COMMERCIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION

          4. Table | INDUSTRIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION

          5. Table | INSTITUTIONAL ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION

          6. Table | OTHER NONRESIDENTIAL ROOFING DEMAND BY PRODUCT & APPLICATION

      4. 5.4 Demand by Slope

        $100.00

        1. CHART IV-2 ROOFING DEMAND BY SLOPE, 2014

    6. 6 REGIONS

      $1,775.00

      1. 6.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 6.2 Regional Demographic & Economic Activity

        $398.00

        1. 6.2.1 Population Patterns

          $99.00

          1. Table | POPULATION BY REGION

        2. 6.2.2 Economic Outlook

          $90.00

          1. Table | GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION

        3. 6.2.3 Construction Activity

          $82.00

          1. Table | CONSTRUCTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION

        4. 6.2.4 Housing Trends

          $105.00

          1. Table | REGIONAL HOUSING INDICATORS

      3. 6.3 Regional Roofing Demand

        $1,334.00

        1. Table | ROOFING DEMAND BY REGION

        2. CHART V-1 ROOFING DEMAND BY REGION, 2014

        3. 6.3.1 Northeast

          $274.00

          1. Table | NORTHEAST ROOFING DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET, &PRODUCT

        4. 6.3.2 Midwest

          $307.00

          1. Table | MIDWEST ROOFING DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET, &PRODUCT

        5. 6.3.3 South

          $358.00

          1. Table | SOUTH ROOFING DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET, &PRODUCT

        6. 6.3.4 West

          $319.00

          1. Table | WEST ROOFING DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET, &PRODUCT

    7. 7 INDUSTRY STRUCTURE

      $5,534.00

      1. 7.1 General

        $82.00

      2. 7.2 Industry Composition & Market Share

        $385.00

        1. Table | US ROOFING SALES BY COMPANY, 2014

        2. 7.2.1 Market Leaders

          $215.00

          1. CHART VI-1 US ROOFING MARKET SHARE, 2014

        3. 7.2.2 Product Segment Leaders

          $82.00

      3. 7.3 Product Developments

        $169.00

        1. 7.3.1 Asphalt Shingles

          $82.00

        2. 7.3.2 Low-Slope Roofing Products

          $89.00

      4. 7.4 Manufacturing

        $82.00

      5. 7.5 Competitive Strategies

        $82.00

      6. 7.6 Marketing

        $102.00

      7. 7.7 Distribution

        $127.00

      8. 7.8 Mergers & Acquisitions

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES

      9. 7.9 Cooperative Agreements

        $82.00

        1. Table | SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS

      10. 7.10 Company Profiles

        $4,788.00

        1. 7.10.1 ABC Supply Company Incorporated

          $82.00

        2. 7.10.2 ATAS International Incorporated

          $104.00

        3. 7.10.3 BASF SE

          $84.00

        4. 7.10.4 Beacon Roofing Supply Incorporated

          $82.00

        5. 7.10.5 Berkshire Hathaway Incorporated

          $284.00

        6. 7.10.6 BITEC Incorporated

          $82.00

        7. 7.10.7 BlueScope Steel Limited

          $239.00

        8. 7.10.8 Boral Limited

          $154.00

        9. 7.10.9 Braas Monier Building Group SA

          $82.00

        10. 7.10.10 Bridgestone Corporation

          $237.00

        11. 7.10.11 Building Materials Corporation of America

          $281.00

        12. 7.10.12 Carlisle Companies Incorporated

          $199.00

        13. 7.10.13 Clarke Group

          $82.00

        14. 7.10.14 CRH plc

          $111.00

        15. 7.10.15 DaVinci Roofscapes LLC

          $82.00

        16. 7.10.16 Dow Chemical Company

          $82.00

        17. 7.10.17 Duro-Last Roofing Incorporated

          $82.00

        18. 7.10.18 Fletcher Building Limited

          $82.00

        19. 7.10.19 Hanson Building Products Limited

          $82.00

        20. 7.10.20 Headwaters Incorporated

          $137.00

        21. 7.10.21 HeidelbergCement AG

          $82.00

        22. 7.10.22 Henry Company

          $198.00

        23. 7.10.23 Hood Companies

          $128.00

        24. 7.10.24 IB Roof Systems Incorporated

          $82.00

        25. 7.10.25 Icopal a/s

          $100.00

        26. 7.10.26 IKO Group

          $209.00

        27. 7.10.27 Malarkey Roofing Products Company

          $111.00

        28. 7.10.28 Mapei SpA

          $100.00

        29. 7.10.29 McElroy Metal Incorporated

          $82.00

        30. 7.10.30 NCI Building Systems Incorporated

          $255.00

        31. 7.10.31 North American Roofing Services Incorporated

          $82.00

        32. 7.10.32 Nucor Corporation

          $138.00

        33. 7.10.33 Owens Corning

          $165.00

        34. 7.10.34 Petersen Aluminum Corporation

          $82.00

        35. 7.10.35 Ply Gem Holdings Incorporated

          $82.00

        36. 7.10.36 Reliance Steel & Aluminum Company

          $82.00

        37. 7.10.37 Saint-Gobain

          $297.00

        38. 7.10.38 Staroba Plastic and Metal Products of New York Incorporated

          $82.00

        39. 7.10.39 TAMKO Building Products Incorporated

          $190.00

        40. 7.10.40 Terreal SAS

          $82.00

      11. 7.11 Additional Companies Mentioned in Study

        $82.00

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