Buildings & improvement industry includes companies, contractors and subcontractors that are involved in new construction and remodelling or renovation of buildings. The global buildings & improvement market is driven by growing new and existing building sales, increased remodelling and renovation works, product innovation and cost control. Increasing environmental concerns, growing need for safety and security, technological developments and rising standard of living have led to emergence of technologies and trends such as smart, green and intelligent buildings, nanocoatings, Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV), green roofs, building information modelling and Intelligent Building Management System (IBMS).
Roofing is an important part of building and improvement products. The market is seeing emergence of green roofing products. Green roofs help in reduction of solar heat absorption, provide superior acoustic insulation and elimination of pollutant from the air. Green roofs include eco-friendly roofing products such as light coloured tiles and membranes, integrated photovoltaic roofing, roofing products made from recycled materials, vegetative roofing and advanced roofing shingles made from fiberglass technology.
Increasing concerns regarding carbon dioxide emissions and need for energy efficient buildings is driving the market for smart, intelligent and green buildings. Smart and intelligent buildings are responsive, adaptive and flexible to changing needs from its users. These buildings are equipped with sensors and actuators in order to support human and installation systems communication. Smart intelligent and green buildings optimize energy usage through automated controls. In addition, green buildings utilize renewable and non-toxic materials such as fiberglass, recycled metal and lumber.
An increasing number of corporate offices and special economic zones, rapid industrialization, increasing real estate development, urbanization and developing infrastructure prospects in developing countries have led to the trend of prefabricated systems. Prefabricated systems include modular and ready to use components such as frames, doors, walls, panels, roofs and windows. The different type of prefabricated systems available are skeleton system, combined system, panel system and cellular systems.
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