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July 15, 2014: Heat Pump Shipments Jump 20 Percent in May

Year-to-Date Shipments of Air-Source Heat Pumps Up 17.1 Percent

ARLINGTON, Va. — United States shipments of air-source heat pumps increased 20 percent, to 265,129 units, in May 2014, up from 220,895 units shipped in May 2013, according to statistics from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). U.S. shipments of central air conditioners increased 4.1 percent, to 554,348 units, up from 532,542 units shipped in May 2013. Combined shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 819,477 units in May 2014, up 8.8 percent from 753,437 units shipped in May 2013.

Year-to-date shipments of air-source heat pumps increased 17.1 percent, to 1,014,646 units, up from 866,557 units shipped during the same period in 2013. Year-to-date shipments of central air conditioners increased 6.3 percent, to 1,859,252 units, up from 1,748,314 units shipped during the same period in 2013. Year-to-date combined shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps increased 9.9 percent, to 2,873,898 units, up from 2,614,871 units shipped in May 2013.

Publication date: 7/14/2014

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