Architects clearly recognize advantages of BIM
BIM will lead to a smoother process in projects One of the biggest advantages mentioned by European archit... Read more
Amazon not yet seen as a potential purchase channel by European HVA...
German market most traditional Germany is one of the most traditional countries in this research with rega... Read more
Building Information Modelling; a license to operate?
I have based my opinion on findings out of the Q4 2017 Building Information Modeling report of th... Read more
Manufacturers play a decisive role regarding BIM integration
Methodology Each quarter, the European Architectural Barometer focuses on a different topic that plays an ... Read more
European home improvement jobs more often done by consumers
Highest growth of DIY jobs in Belgium, Germany and SpainThe European trend towards more DIFM is visible in ... Read more
Brand awareness in the home improvement market; a European overview
Bathroom products Grohe and Villeroy & Boch are two of the best known brands for bathroom produc... Read more
Brand loyalty of electrical installers seems to be the highest in G...
Highest share of loyalty among electrical installers in Germany and Poland About 75% of the electrical ins... Read more
European HVAC installation companies: higher turnovers and fluctuat...
Methodology For the order book developments USP Marketing Consultancy has asked the HVAC installation and ... Read more
The future of construction; A European overview
Direction of the market USP Marketing Consultancy has, besides doing dedicated market research, vari... Read more
Electrical installers in Europe don’t like the fact that profession...
Lowest share of positive attitude in GermanyOverall, the electrical installers in Europe don’t like the fac... Read more
Future building volumes for 2018 and 2019
Biggest growth in the Netherlands, Poland and Spain The construction sector in the Netherlands and Spain a... Read more
Ordering traditionally still most important; online ordering the hi...
Way of ordering at the traditional specialised wholesale In Germany, Poland, France, Belgium and the N... Read more
Increasing demand for sustainability amongst European principals
European averageIn 2017, more than half of principals ask for sustainable materials and buildings. The majo... Read more
DIY stores selling professional brands; the opinion of the installers
Professional brands in DIY stores? Before we start diving into the figures, first some background. T... Read more
Do principals in the construction industry ask for sustainable mate...
In the Q3 2017 report we focused on sustainability. This topic is repeated every 2 years since 2013, so cle... Read more
Rapid online growth for home improvement products, while DIY stores...
The DIY shops are growing slightlyNearly half of all DIY purchases of European consumers are done in DIY st... Read more
Bigger opportunities for private labels than for Chinese imports
Both promisingElectrical installers in the United Kingdom and Poland are the most open to ordering produc... Read more
More HVAC Installers & plumbers buy directly from manufacturers
Share of direct purchases at the manufacturer in 2015In 2015, the first purchase channels research among HV... Read more
Increasing influence of the main contractor; Even when it comes to ...
More influence of the main contractorThe aesthetics of a building is originally the exclusive domain of the... Read more
Changing role of the wholesaler; German electrical installers more ...
The satisfaction of the German electrical installerGerman electrical installers seem to be more satisfied w... Read more
Future role of the wholesale
These questions, and many more, are answered in the new Q2 2017 report of the European Electrical Installat... Read more