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January 2014 Heating and Cooling Equipment Shipment Data

Written by Brett Linton


The The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) released January shipment data for water heaters, furnaces and air conditioners.  

Residential Storage Water Heaters

U.S. shipments of residential gas storage water heaters for January 2014 increased 2.2 percent, to 370,850 units, up from 363,004 units shipped in January 2013. Residential electric storage water heater shipments increased 7.3 percent in January 2014, to 361,703 units, up from 337,111 units shipped in January 2013.

Commercial Storage Water Heaters

Commercial gas storage water heater shipments decreased 13.0 percent in January 2014 to 7,206 units, down from 8,282 units shipped in January 2013. Commercial electric storage water heater shipments increased 1.6 percent in January 2014 to 5,334 units, up from 5,249 units shipped in January 2013.

Warm Air Furnaces

U.S. shipments of gas warm air furnaces for January 2014 increased 18.4 percent to 209,667 units, up from 177,125 units shipped in January 2013. Oil warm air furnace shipments decreased 18.0 percent to 2,376 units in January 2014, down from 2,898 units shipped in January 2013.

Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps

U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 370,582 units in January 2014, up 23.0 percent from 301,176 units shipped in January 2013. U.S. shipments of air conditioners increased 19.8 percent to 215,062 units, up from 179,492 units shipped in January 2013. U.S. shipments of air-source heat pumps increased 27.8 percent to 155,520 units, up from 121,684 units shipped in January 2013. (Source: The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute)

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