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September 2015 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

Posted November 18, 2015 1:00 AM by geanorm
Pathfinder Tags: hvac industry HVAC Supply Chain

AHRI released September shipment data for small Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps up to 650 MBTUH.

U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 488,464 units in September 2015, down 9.5 % from 539,628 units shipped in September 2014. U.S. shipments of air conditioners decreased 3.5 % to 335,867 units, down from 348,143 in September 2014. Shipments of air-source heat pumps decreased 20.3 % to 152,597 units, down from 191,485 shipped in September 2014.

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Year-to-date combined shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps increased 1.8 %, to 5,700,792 units, up from 5,599,693 units shipped in September 2014. Year-to-date shipments of central air conditioners increased 3.0 % to 3,824,980 units, up from 3,713,244 during the same period in 2014. The year-to-date total for heat pump shipments decreased 0.6 percent to 1,875,812 units, down from 1,886,449 units shipped during the same period in 2014.

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The most popular size is the nominal 3 ton size with 1,145,568 shipped through September of this year. Second most popular size is the nominal 2 ton size with 1,057,287 through September 2015.

Highest growth rates were in the two smallest size ranges with units under 16.5 MBTUH showing an 18% increase over YTD shipments in 2014. In the size range 16.5 to 21.9 MBTUH 34% more units shipped through September of this year versus the same period in 2015.

For additional shipment data please visit AHRI September 2015 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

Editor's Note: CR4 would like to thank GEA Consulting's President, Larry Butz,, for contributing this blog entry, originally appearing at http://www.gea-consulting.com/hvac-blog

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11/18/2015 11:24 PM

Let's hear it for the "roaring" economy!

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