Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The phase-out of ozone-depleting heating and cooling systems has motivated building owners to opt for cost-effective alternatives such as district heating and cooling, a large segment in this mature industry. Once district heating and cooling systems are established, they tend to grow substantially as new clients are added to the network. This may help ensure industry growth well into the future... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Business locations are primarily based on climate and proximity to major population centers. Industry establishments are a strong gauge of industry presence in a particular location.
The Southeast accounts for the largest share of the Steam and Air-Conditioning Supply industry establishments in the US. Its importance reflects the high weather volatility, particularly in areas such as Florida and Alabama, where there is a higher level of humidity.
The Mid-Atlantic, Great Lakes and New England regions account for about 23.6%, 13.3% and 7.3% of industry establishments respectively. For these regions, the cold climate and high densities in some metropolitan areas make steam and air-conditioning supply a viable option... purchase to read more