This report forecasts US air conditioning equipment demand and shipments in US dollars at the manufacturers' level to 2021. Total demand and shipments are segmented by product in terms of unitary air conditioners, room air conditioners, packaged terminal air conditioners, chillers, and absorption liquid chillers. Total demand is also segmented by market as follows: commercial and residential.
To illustrate historical trends, total demand, total shipments, and the various segments are provided at five-year intervals for 2006, 2011, and 2016. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, trade, and energy efficiency. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines products, markets, and shipments; discusses market drivers and constraints; identifies substitute products when applicable; and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each product, market, and shipment segment over the forecast period.
Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and identifies the leading firms competing in the US market, as well as their market share. An introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 29-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.