This report forecasts US roofing demand in squares, as well as demand and production in US dollars at the manufacturers' level, to 2017. Total demand in squares is segmented by product in terms of asphalt shingles, bituminous low-slope roofing, metal roofing, elastomeric roofing, plastic roofing, and other roofing. Total demand in squares is also segmented by market as follows: residential reroofing, residential new roofing, nonresidential reroofing, and nonresidential new roofing.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand in squares is provided in an annual series from 2002 to 2012; the various demand segments, as well as total demand and production in dollars, 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 trade, environmental and regulatory factors, and materials and technology trends.
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 26-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.