More than half of U.S. commercial building space is cooled by packaged HVAC equipment, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). So it comes as no surprise that energy efficiency is the biggest trend driving the rooftop market.
None of us can possibly have any idea what this industry will look like or where it will be in 125 years, but you can take incremental steps to stay in front of the competition, get out ahead of changes to the marketplace, and decide which trends to follow.
Practically every major company in every industry has its own mobile application, and HVAC is no exception. In fact, many OEM manufacturers have been working to create apps to make everyday jobs easier for contractors.
People want to breathe clean, fresh air, which has thrust IAQ into the mainstream. This thriving consumer and contractor awareness is serving as a catalyst for manufacturers as they strive to develop new, cutting-edge ventilation products.
ERVs are among the fastest growing segments of improved IAQ management in buildings, according to a report from Navigant Research. According to the report, worldwide revenue from ERVs will grow from $1.6 billion in 2014 to $2.8 billion in 2020.