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Navigant Research Report Finds Sustainable Refrigerants Are Becoming a Differentiator in the Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Industry

A new report from Navigant Research provides insight into the growing importance of sustainable refrigerants in the heating ventilation air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) market. Hydrochlorofluorocarbon (HCFC) and hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerants are ubiquitous in commercial, industrial, and residential buildings and automotive applications. Since the global warming potential of these refrigerants is 1,000 to 14,000 times higher than that of CO2, refrigerant management offers significant opportunities to improve the climate performance of… Read More

HARDI Distributors Report 11.9% Percent Revenue Growth in September

Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) released its monthly TRENDS report, showing the average sales performance by HARDI distributors was an increase of 11.9% percent during September 2019. The average annualized sales growth for the 12 months through September 2019 is 7.4 percent. “Sales growth for the month near 12% looks good when realize it is being compared against a strong prior year when temperatures across much of the country were above normal in… Read More

AHRI Releases October 2019 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

The full October 2019 Statistical Release with color graphs is available here. Residential Storage Water Heaters U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for October 2019 decreased 8.7 percent, to 340,810 units, down from 373,450 units shipped in October 2018. Residential electric storage water heater shipments increased 3 percent in October 2019 to 351,766 units, up from 341,572 units shipped in October 2018. Year-to-date U.S. shipments of residential gas storage… Read More

AHRI Releases September 2019 U.S. Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

The full September 2019 Statistical Release with color graphs is available here. Residential Storage Water Heaters U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for September 2019 increased .7percent, to 330,910 units, up from 328,712 units shipped in September 2018. Residential electric storage water heater shipments increased 3.3 percent in September 2019 to 323,984 units, up from 313,632 units shipped in September 2018. Year-to-date U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water… Read More
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