TORONTO — The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) released its April Market Data Report, showing a 7.8 percent increase in the total estimated sales of HVACR related productions, from $421 million in 2012 to $454 million in 2013.

British Columbia showed the highest increase among all regions at a 6.4 percent increase in sales. Only one other region showed an increase and that was Alberta (includes Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut) at 4.1 percent. The remainder of the regions showed a decrease in sales starting with the Atlantic region at 8.9 percent, followed by the West (includes Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Thunder Bay) at 1.7 percent, Quebec at 2.2 percent, and Ontario at 0.6 percent.

The CIPH Market Data Report is produced monthly by the Profit Planning Group based on a sales survey of Canadian wholesalers.

Publication date: 7/1/2013

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