Data
New Construction

Sheathing for Walls

These reports show market demand data for residential new home building products, average per-home purchase data, market size, and a five-year forecast for the new residential construction industry. The Sheathing for Walls report contains a summary of purchase volume in units for a variety of materials used in wall sheathing including plywood, OSB, extruded foam, expanded foam, and polyisocyanurate foam in each of the 50 states. Market shares are also reported separately for Single Family Detached homes for each of 32 geographic areas of the United States and Multifamily dwellings for each of the nine Census Divisions. Product categories reported include:

WALL SHEATHING
  • None (SIPs or other)
  • Plywood – 3/8 inch
  • Plywood – 1/2 inch
  • Plywood – 5/8 inch
  • Plywood – 3/4 inch
  • OSB – 3/8 inch
  • OSB – 7/16 inch
  • OSB – 1/2 inch
  • OSB – 5/8 inch
  • OSB – 3/4 inch
  • OSB – ZIP System
  • 1/2 inch fiberboard
  • Gypsum
  • 1/8 inch foil faced (Thermoply, EnergyBrace)
  • Dow SIS
  • Extruded foam 1/2 inch
  • Extruded foam 3/4 inch
  • Extruded foam 1 inch
  • Extruded foam 1-1/2 inch
  • Extruded foam 2 inch
  • Expanded foam 1/2 inch
  • Expanded foam 3/4 inch
  • Expanded foam 1 inch
  • Expanded foam 1-1/2 inch
  • Expanded foam 2 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 1/2 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 3/4 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 1 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 1-1/2 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 2 inch
  • Other
 
TWO LAYERS OF WALL SHEATHING: ONE FOAM AND ONE STRUCTURAL
  • With two layers of sheathing
  • With one layer of sheathing
SECOND LAYER FOAM WALL SHEATHING
  • Extruded foam 1/2 inch
  • Extruded foam 3/4 inch
  • Extruded foam 1 inch
  • Extruded foam 1-1/2 inch
  • Extruded foam 2 inch
  • Expanded foam 1/2 inch
  • Expanded foam 3/4 inch
  • Expanded foam 1 inch
  • Expanded foam 1-1/2 inch
  • Expanded foam 2 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 1/2 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 3/4 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 1 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 1-1/2 inch
  • Polyisocyanurate foam 2 inch
HOMES FULLY SHEATED W/ PLYWOOD / OSB

WALL SHEATHING ON 3/8 INCH BASIS – WASTE INCLUDED
  • Plywood
  • OSB
  • Extruded polystyrene foam
  • Expanded polystyrene foam
  • Polyisocyanurate foam