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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 | Jun 2016

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IBISWorld’s Heating & Air-Conditioning Contractors market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$83bn
Annual Growth 11-16
4.1%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
447,200
Businesses
105,753
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Heating and Air-Conditioning Contractors industry is heavily influenced by activity in the construction market, with the majority of income generated from heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) installations in new residential and nonresidential structures. Over the past five years, the rebound of the housing market, along with an increase in economic activity, caused new construction to start picking up in 2011. Nonresidential building construction activity also increased as consumer spending and corporate profit caused an expansion in the business sector... 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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