5.2 : Windows




5.2.1 Residential Prime Window Sales, by Frame Type (Million Units) (1)
Aluminum (2) Wood (3) Vinyl Other Total (4)
New Construction
1990 5.9 9.4 1.2 0.1 16.6
1995 4.7 11.6 4.8 0.3 21.4
2000 3.7 12.8 9.0 0.4 25.8
2005 6.5 9.2 17.4 1.0 34.1
2007 4.4 6.2 13.2 1.0 24.8
2009 1.9 2.5 6.3 0.7 11.4
Remodeling/Replacement
1990 3.6 7.6 7.1 0.1 18.4
1995 3.9 9.4 9.6 0.2 23.1
2000 4.0 10.2 14.8 0.2 29.2
2005 2.4 10.0 23.2 0.9 36.4
2007 1.9 8.9 22.5 1.0 34.3
2009 1.0 6.1 19.1 1.3 27.5
Total Construction
1990 9.5 17.0 8.3 0.2 35.0
1995 8.6 21.0 14.4 0.5 44.5
2000 7.7 23.0 23.8 0.6 55.0
2005 8.9 19.2 40.6 1.9 70.5
2007 6.3 15.1 35.7 2.0 59.1
2009 2.9 8.6 25.5 1.9 38.9
Note(s): 1) Average window life span is 35-45 years. 2) In 1993, 65% of aluminum-framed windows were thermally broken. 3) Includes vinyl-clad and metal-clad units. 4) Due to rounding, sums may not add up to totals.









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Sources:

AAMA, Industry Statistical Review and Forecast 1992, 1993 for Note 2

AAMA/NWWDA, Industry Statistical Review and Forecast 1996, 1997, Table 6, p. 6 for 1990

AAMA/WDMA, 2000 AAMA/WDMA Industry Statistical Review and Forecast, Feb. 2001, p. 6 for 1995

2003 AAMA/WDMA Industry Statistical Review and Forecast, June 2004, p. 6 for 2000 and 2003

LBNL, Savings from Energy Efficient Windows, Apr. 1993, p. 6 for window life span

AAMA/WDMA, Study of U.S. Market For Windows, Doors, and Skylights, Apr. 2006, p. 41 for 2005

AAMA/WDMA, U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast, Mar. 2008, p. 6 for 2007

AAMA/WDMA, U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast, May 2010, p. 6 for 2009