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Sept. 17, 2013: July Shipments of Central A/C and Heat Pumps Up 15.2 Percent

Year-to-Date Combined Shipments Are Up 10.6 Percent

September 17, 2013
ARLINGTON, Va. — Combined United States shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 721,979 units in July 2013, up 15.2 percent from 626,951 units shipped in July 2012, according to figures from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). U.S. shipments of central air conditioners increased 12 percent, to 522,289 units, up from 466,312 units shipped in July 2012. U.S. shipments of air-source heat pumps increased 24.3 percent, to 199,690 units, up from 160,639 units shipped in July 2012.

Year-to-date combined shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps increased 10.6 percent, to 4,259,917 units, up from 3,852,992 units shipped during the same period in 2012. Year-to-date shipments of central air conditioners increased 7.7 percent, to 2,932,810 units, up from 2,723,570 units shipped during the same period in 2012. The year-to-date total for heat pump shipments increased 17.5 percent, to 1,327,107 units, up from 1,129,422 units shipped during the same period in 2012.

Publication date: 9/16/2013

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