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May 2015

U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

 

Residential Storage Water Heaters

U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for May 2015 increased 10.2 percent, to 394,780 units, up from 358,326 units shipped in May 2014. Residential electric storage water heater shipments decreased 0.1 percent in May 2015, to 345,819 units, down from 346,116 units shipped in May 2014.

For the year-to-date, U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters increased 6.2 percent, to 2,040,295, compared to 1,921,781 units shipped during the same period in 2014. Residential electric storage water heater shipments increased 9.5 percent year-to-date, to 1,991,150 units, compared to 1,818,166 units shipped during the same period in 2014.

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Commercial Storage Water Heaters

Commercial gas storage water heater shipments decreased 2.7 percent in May 2015, to 7,827 units, down from 8,045 units shipped in May 2014. Commercial electric storage water heater shipments increased 4.6 percent in May 2015, to 6,828 units, up from 6,530 units shipped in May 2014.

Year-to-date U.S. shipments of commercial gas storage water heaters increased 9.1 percent, to 45,393 units, compared with 41,602 units shipped during the same period in 2014. Year-to-date commercial electric storage water heater shipments increased 12.9 percent to 35,289 units, up from 31,265 units shipped during the same period in 2014.

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Warm Air Furnaces

U.S. shipments of gas warm air furnaces for May 2015 decreased 12.7 percent, to 183,407 units, down from 210,208 units shipped in May 2014. Oil warm air furnace shipments increased 10.8 percent, to 1,469 units in May 2015, up from 1,326 units shipped in May 2014.

   

Year-to-date U.S. shipments of gas warm air furnaces decreased 3.0 percent, to 964,095 units, compared with 993,559 units shipped during the same period in 2014. Year-to-date U.S. shipments of oil warm air furnaces increased 12.2 percent to 11,977, compared with 10,673 units shipped during the same period in 2014.

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Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps

U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 737,173 units in May 2015, down 10.0 percent from 819,477 units shipped in May 2014. U.S. shipments of air conditioners decreased 9.9 percent, to 499,250 units, down from 554,348 units shipped in May 2014. U.S. shipments of air-source heat pumps decreased 10.3 percent, to 237,923 units, down from 265,129 units shipped in May 2014.

Year-to-date combined shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps increased 5.8 percent, to 3,041,953 units, up from 2,873,898 units shipped in May 2014. Year-to-date shipments of central air conditioners increased 6.3 percent, to 1,976,501 units, up from 1,859,252 units shipped during the same period in 2014. The year-to-date total for heat pump shipments increased 5.0 percent, to 1,065,452 units, up from 1,014,646 units shipped during the same period in 2014.

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U.S. Manufacturers’ Shipments of Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps

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BTUHs of 64.9 and below are for residential units; 65.0 and above for commercial.

NOTE:A shipment is defined as when a unit transfers ownership; a consignment is not a transfer of ownership. Industry data is aggregated from the information supplied by AHRI member companies that participate in the statistics program and may be subject to revision. Published year-to-date data is inclusive of all revisions. No other AHRI data (e.g., by state or region) is available to the general public other than that published. AHRI does not conduct any market forecasting and is not qualified to discuss market trends.