AHRI Releases January 2021 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data
The full January 2021 Statistical Release with color graphs is available here.
Residential Storage Water Heaters
U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for January 2021 increased 3.4 percent to 397,342 units, up from 384,213 units shipped in January 2020. Residential electric storage water heater shipment saw a 2.4 percent increase in January 2021 to 395,640 units, up from 386,291 units shipped in January 2020.
Commercial Storage Water Heaters
Commercial gas storage water heater shipments decreased 7.8 percent in January 2021 to 6,642 units, down from 7,207 units shipped in January 2020. Commercial electric storage water heater shipments decreased 7 percent in January 2021 to 11,737 units, down from 12,626 units shipped in January 2020.
Warm Air Furnaces
U.S. shipments of gas warm air furnaces for January 2021 increased 55.9 percent to 355,097 units, up from 227,706 units shipped in January 2020. Oil warm air furnace shipments increased 49.9 percent to 3,595 units in January 2021, up from 2,398 units shipped in January 2020.
Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps
U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 685,926 units in January 2021, up 27 percent from 540,179 units shipped in January 2020. U.S. shipments of air conditioners increased 32.6 percent to 408,831 units, up from 308,311 units shipped in January 2020. U.S. shipments of air-source heat pumps increased 19.5 percent to 277,095 units, up from 231,868 units shipped in January 2020.
Notes and FAQs
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.