ARLINGTON, VA — According to Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) statistics, combined U.S. factory shipments of 333,414 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for the month of November were up 1% compared to the same month last year.

Heat pump shipments of 96,695 were up 9% compared to November 2000. Year-to-date unitary shipments were down 6% compared to last year.

Publication date: 01/01/2002