Window and Door Jan/Feb 2012 : Page 24

° 2012 OUTLOOK Fig. 6 How Will These Industry Trends Affect Your Company in the Coming Year Compared with Previous Year?* 2 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.2 1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0 -0.2 -0.4 -0.6 -0.8 -1 Remodeling/ New or Replacement Improved Outlook Products New Con-struction Outlook Foreign Imports Demand for Value-Added Services Demand for Value-Added Products Demand for Lower Cost Product Demand for Energy Efficiency Consol-idation Changes in Windows/ Doors Per Home Changes in Material Pricing Changes in Building Codes n 2012 vs. 2011 n 2011 vs. 2010 n 2010 vs. 2009 n 2009 vs. 2008 n 2008 vs. 2007 n 2007 vs. 2006 n 2006 vs. 2005 Fig. 7 How Will These Industry Trends Affect Your Company in the Coming Year Compared with Previous Year?* 1.2 1 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.2 0 -0.2 -0.4 -0.6 -0.8 -1 -1.2 Litigation Climate Regulatory Compliance (OSHA, EPA, etc.) Labor Costs Non-Wage Compensa-tion Costs Availability of Qualified Labor n 2009 vs. 2008 Interest Rates Taxes Green/Global Climate Change Concerns Government Programs /Incentives n 2012 vs. 2011 n 2011 vs. 2010 n 2010 vs. 2009 n 2008 vs. 2007 n 2007 vs. 2006 n 2006 vs. 2005 24 | Window & Door | January/February 2012 *Respondents were asked to rate the impact of various trends on a scale of a 3 being “very positive,” 0 being “neutral” and -3 being a “very negative.”

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