Central Air Conditioners and Air-Source Heat Pumps
U.S. shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps totaled 463,062 units in January 2017, up 9.2 percent from 424,102 units shipped in January 2016. U.S. shipments of air conditioners increased 5.6 percent to 271,954 units, up from 257,616 units shipped in January 2016. U.S. shipments of air-source heat pumps increased 14.8 percent to 191,108 units, up from 166,486 units shipped in January 2016.
ABOUT THE AHRI
The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is the trade association representing manufacturers of air conditioning, heating, and commercial refrigeration, and water heating equipment. An internationally recognized advocate for the industry, AHRI develops standards for and certifies the performance of many of these products. AHRI’s 300+ member companies manufacture quality, efficient, and innovative residential and commercial air conditioning, space heating, water heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment and components for sale in North America and around the world.