ARLINGTON, Va. - Combined U.S. factory shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for February totaled 386,260. This total, up 18 percent from last month’s total, is still down 30 percent from February 2006 shipments.
Heat pump shipments for February totaled 136,621, down 12 percent compared with the same month last year.
Heat pump shipments for the year-to-date totaled 253,653, down 23 percent from the same period last year.
Overall combined U.S. factory shipments for the year-to-date totaled 713,016, down 43 percent from the same period last year.
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