AHRI Releases January 2019 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data
The full January 2020 Statistical Release with color graphs is available here.
Residential Storage Water Heaters
U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for January 2020 decreased 11.3 percent to 384,213 units, down from 433,264 units shipped in January 2019. Residential electric storage water heater shipment saw a 4.8 percent decrease in January 2020 to 386,291 units, down from 405,928 units shipped in January 2019.
Commercial Storage Water Heaters
Commercial gas storage water heater shipments increased 6.9 percent in January 2020 to 7,207 units, up from 6,742 units shipped in January 2019. Commercial electric storage water heater shipments increased 5.3 percent in January 2020 to 12,626 units, up from 11,991 units shipped in January 2019.
Warm Air Furnaces
U.S. shipments of gas warm air furnaces for January 2020 decreased 2 percent to 227,706 units, down from 232,321 units shipped in January 2019. Oil warm air furnace shipments decreased 32.8 percent to 2,398 units in January 2020, down from 3,568 units shipped in January 2019.
Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps
U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 540,179 units in January 2020, up 4.1 percent from 518,988 units shipped in January 2019. U.S. shipments of air conditioners increased 8.8 percent to 308,311 units, up from 283,498 units shipped in January 2019. U.S. shipments of air-source heat pumps decreased 1.5 percent to 231,868 units, down from 235,490 units shipped in January 2019.
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 can 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. For previous monthly shipment releases and historical data, please see http://www.ahrinet.org/statistics.
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is the trade association representing manufacturers of air conditioning, heating, and commercial refrigeration, and water heating equipment. An internationally recognized advocate for the industry, AHRI develops standards for and certifies the performance of many of these products. AHRI’s 300+ member companies manufacture quality, efficient, and innovative residential and commercial air conditioning, space heating, water heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment and components for sale in North America and around the world.