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Heating & Air-Conditioning Contractors in the US: Market Research Report

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Heating & Air-Conditioning Contractors Market Research Report | NAICS 23822a | Nov 2014

High airflow: Renewed construction activity and the move toward energy efficiency will increase revenue

IBISWorld’s Heating & Air-Conditioning Contractors market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$75bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
556,038
Businesses
97,869
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Similar to most industries within the construction sector, the Heating and Air-Conditioning Contractors industry has been quite volatile over the past five years. Moreover, demand for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) services is projected to heat up over the next five years. Pent-up demand across the construction sectors, which began to slacken quickly in 2012 and 2013, is forecast to boost demand for new HVAC installations, the industry's primary service segment. Improving per capita disposable income and the growing popularity of energy efficient systems that also lower operating costs for businesses and households will drive demand for installations in existing structures... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Heating and Air-Conditioning Contractors industry, like other service industries, has a low level of capital intensity. For every $1.00 spent on wages, the average HVAC operator is expected to spend about $0.07 in capital investment in 2014. Wages are the primary expense for contractors; little to no heavy equipment is used in the installation and maintenance of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, and purchase costs are mostly limited to job-specific materials. IBISWorld estimates that depreciation expenses only account for about 2.2% of revenue in 2014, whereas wage costs make up 33.0%.

Capital intensity has remained largely unchanged during the past five years... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Heating & Air-Conditioning Contractors Industry?

This industry comprises companies that primarily install and service heating, ventilation, air-conditioning (HVAC) and refrigeration equipment. Operators perform tasks that include new installations, additions, alterations, maintenance and repairs. Plumbing and related activities are not included in this report (IBISWorld report 23822b).

Industry Products
New construction HVAC installationsExisting structure HVAC installations (i.e. replacements)HVAC maintenance and repairsRefrigeration system installations, maintenance and repairs
 
Industry Activities
Air conditioning system installation (except window units)Air vent installationFurnace conversions (i.e. from one fuel to another)Refrigeration system (e.g. commercial, industrial or scientific) installation Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractorsFurnace humidifier installationNatural gas fireplace installationDuct work (e.g. cooling, dust collection, exhaust, heating and ventilation) installationVentilation equipment installationHeating and ventilation system component (e.g. air registers, diffusers, and filters) installation


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