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

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Heating & Air-Conditioning Contractors Market Research Report | NAICS 23822a | Mar 2016

Warming up: The growing popularity of energy-efficient systems will boost industry demand

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
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Similar to most industries within the construction sector, the Heating and Air-Conditioning Contractors industry has been rebounding over the past five years. Over the period, increasing business activity and consumer spending benefited business expansion plans and supported new commercial construction, supporting the industry. Going forward, demand for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) services is projected to warm up in the five years to 2021. Accelerating construction markets in both residential and nonresidential sectors is forecast to continue boosting demand for new HVAC installations. In addition, the growing popularity of energy-efficient systems will drive demand for installations in existing structures... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The Heating and Air-Conditioning Contractors industry is characterized by moderate barriers to entry. Barriers include completing an apprenticeship and gaining a license, facing intense competition from established industry contractors in local areas, as well as establishing working relationships with property managers, general contractors and local retailers.

The increasing complexity of HVAC and refrigeration systems has led employers and clients to prefer technicians with postsecondary or formal apprenticeship training. Trade schools and community colleges typically offer 6-month certificates and two-year associate's degree programs tailored to industry work. For the most part, on-the-job training has become less common... 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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