Demand in the US for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment is projected to increase 5.1 percent annually through 2015. Unitary air conditioners will offer the best opportunities in the cooling system market. Heat pumps will remain the largest type of heating equipment, and grow the fastest within that segment.
This study analyzes the $13.1 billion US HVAC equipment industry. It presents historical demand data for the years 2000, 2005 and 2010, and forecasts for 2015 and 2020 by fuel type, equipment type (e.g., heat pumps, warm air furnaces, boilers, room and zone heating equipment, humidifiers, unitary air conditioners, room air conditioners, chillers, dehumidifiers) and market (e.g., residential, nonresidential, new building, replacement).
The study also considers market environment factors, details industry structure, evaluates company market share and profiles 32 industry players, including United Technologies, Ingersoll-Rand and Goodman Global.