Shipments of central air conditioners increased 14.2 percent, heat pumps increased 31.1 percent
November 24, 2016
U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 583,531 units in September 2016, up 19.5 percent from 488,464 units shipped in September 2015, according to the latest statistics from the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).
The Asia-Pacific region emerged as the dominant segment
November 14, 2016
The global split air conditioning systems market was valued at $79.72 billion in 2015 and is forecast to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.1 percent from 2016 to 2024, reaching a market size of $127.27 billion in 2024, according to a report from Transparency Market Research.
Looking to better serve the needs of refrigeration and air conditioning contractors nationwide
October 26, 2016
Emerson announced that it has finalized a national distribution agreement with United Refrigeration Inc., Philadelphia. United Refrigeration is a leading wholesale distributor of refrigeration, HVAC, and food retail products throughout North America.
Residential energy-improvement tax credits in the U.S. have been in place since 2005, and they are set to expire in December 2016. Over the past decade, the 25C credit for high-efficiency HVAC equipment has been extended and modified multiple times, but no one can be sure it will be renewed after the presidential election is over.
This product is equipped with the ability to provide heating capacity down to minus 13°F outside ambient temperatures. The integral base-pan heater helps ensure that water from defrost cycles drains properly.
If you’re in the HVAC business, there are times when the work day can feel as out of control as the changing weather. As demands from inside and outside of your dealership increase, it can be hard to keep pace. If a customer’s needs aren’t met, your reputation is at stake, and so is the sale.
The companies will collaborate to expand their U.S. HVAC businesses
September 13, 2016
Rheem and Fujitsu General Limited today announced a strategic collaboration that will expand the heating and cooling product portfolios of both companies. Rheem will begin offering ductless mini-split systems manufactured by Fujitsu. Fujitsu will introduce a portfolio of ducted HVAC products manufactured by Rheem.
Company outgrew initial offices and is scheduled to move into new space by January 2017
September 6, 2016
Midea, a leading manufacturer of air conditioners and home appliances, announced it has strengthened its U.S. footprint by breaking ground on a $10 million R&D center in Louisville, Kentucky. The newly built Midea America Research Center (MARC) will provide technical expertise in developing products for the U.S. market.