Sector: Windows, Doors, and Skylights

Market Overview: Energy efficiency standards and incentives are growing the market for improved performance in the windows, doors, and skylights (WDS) sector. In addition to new construction demands, the Window and Door Manufacturers Association estimates that America’s existing housing stock has nearly one billion single-pane windows—as well as numerous inefficient doors and—that need to be replaced by more efficient options. The WDS replacement market is expected to grow slowly as consumers weigh the benefits of replacement (comfort, aesthetics) against the high up front costs and long payback period when it comes to energy savings. 

Unlike the appliance and HVAC sectors, WDS markets are not dominated by a few large brands. Because windows and doors often are tailored to an area’s local climate, there are still many smaller companies manufacturing and selling to the local or regional market. With the exception of some Canadian manufacturers importing to the United States, several large OEMs that sell products nationally through regional facilities, and a few luxury windows imported from Europe, most WDS products installed in this country are manufactured domestically. The manufacturing of hardware and components like hinges and locks tends to be more globalized, but there are still multiple U.S. suppliers.

Demand for windows from U.S. consumers is forecast to grow at a 4 percent annual growth rate (an increase in production by 7 million units) through 2019.  Vinyl windows have exploded in popularity and account for 60% of all window units nationally.  Wood windows and exterior doors are still requested – especially for custom projects or higher end homes—but they have increasingly lost market share to plastic-, fiberglass-, and metal-based options. These other materials are better able to deliver on qualities such as durability, cost, energy efficiency, and customization, particularly in regards to color and texture.

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Company Location
Best Window and Door Company Johnstown, Pennsylvania
BF Rich Company Inc. Newark, Delaware
BGroup 3 Inc. Superior, Wisconsin
Bieber Architectural Doors and Windows Newport Beach, California
Blanca Canada St-Laurent, Quebec
Bliss Nor-Am Toronto, Ontario
Blomberg Window Systems Sacramento, California
Blue Ox Millworks Eureka, California
Blumcraft Manufacturing Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
BMD Window Company Kansas City, Missouri
Boise Moulding & Lumber Company Boise, Idaho
Boman Kemp Basement Window Systems Ogden, Utah
Bonded Insulated Products Totowa, New Jersey
Bonelli Enterprises South San Francisco, California
Boston Sash & Millwork North Dighton, Massachusetts
Boyd Aluminum Manufacturing Springfield, Missouri
Braun Manufacturing Mt. Prospect, Illinois
Breezway North America Aiea, Hawaii
Bright Wood Madras, Oregon
Bright Wood Redmond, Oregon
Brin Glass Company Minneapolis, Minnesota
BRINC Building Products Inc. New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Bristolite Daylighting Systems Santa Ana, California
Brombal USA Stratford, Connecticut
Bronze Craft Corporation Nashua, New Hampshire
Builders FirstSource Dallas, Texas
Builders FirstSource Lewisville, Texas
Burris Windows Carrollton, Texas
C.I. TAKIRON CORPORATION Osaka, Osaka
C.R. Laurence Company Inc. (CRL) Los Angeles, California
C.R. Laurence Company Inc. (CRL) Los Angeles, California
C.R. Laurence Company Inc. (CRL) Cicero, Illinois
C.R. Laurence Company Inc. (CRL) Vernon, California
Caldwell Manufacturing Company Williamsport, Maryland
Caldwell Manufacturing Company Rochester, New York
California Deluxe Windows Chatsworth, California
Capitol Northerm Windows and Doors Anchorage, Alaska
Cardinal Commercial Products Louisville, Kentucky
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Tomah, Wisconsin
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Vinton, Virginia
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Amery, Wisconsin
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Mooresville, North Carolina
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Mt. Airy, North Carolina
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Greenfield, Iowa
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Ocala, Florida
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Tomah, Wisconsin
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Chehalis, Washington
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Irving, Texas
Cardinal Glass Industries Inc. Easton, Pennsylvania