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Heating & Air Conditioning Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Heating & Air Conditioning Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42373 | Jul 2014

Air flow: Improving construction markets and rising incomes will revive industry demand

IBISWorld’s Heating & Air Conditioning Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$34bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.4%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
54,187
Businesses
2,300
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Heating and Air Conditioning Wholesaling industry depends heavily on the level of building activity in the residential, commercial and industrial construction sectors. Construction in the residential market bottomed out in 2009 and rebounded slowly in 2010. Consequently, industry has been volatile over the past five years, largely due to declines in residential and commercial construction and private spending on home improvements. The industry is expected to improve during the next five years, in line with the recovering economy. Strength in the residential construction market, steady demand growth from commercial building construction and an increase in private spending on home improvements will lead to more heating and air conditioning equipment purchases... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Heating and Air Conditioning Wholesaling industry exhibits a low level of concentration: IBISWorld estimates that the industry's top companies account for less than 20.0% of industry revenue in 2014. The industry comprises both large and small establishments: 33.5% of industry establishments have fewer than 20 employees, while 48.9% have more than 100 employees.

Many manufacturers, particularly the largest players, also distribute goods. When manufacturers undertake wholesaling functions themselves, independent wholesalers get bypassed in the process. Industry concentration has increased because the major players have gained market share through this bypassing trend... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Heating & Air Conditioning Wholesaling Industry?

Wholesalers in this industry engage in buying, selling and distributing heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment. This industry excludes in-room and in-window air conditioners and hydronic equipment (see IBISWorld report 42372). Moreover, while installation is also excluded, service and repair work are part of this industry, accounting for less than 2.0% of industry revenue.

Industry Products
Central air conditionersForced-air furnacesRegisters, grills, duct insulation and preformed ductworkCondensing units for air conditionersHeat pumpsCompressors for air conditionersAir-cleaning and filtration systems
 
Industry Activities
central air conditioners (excluding in-room and in-window units)Wholesaling forced-air furnacesWholesaling registers, grills, duct insulation and preformed ductworkWholesaling condensing units for air conditionersWholesaling compressors for air conditionersWholesaling heat pumpsWholesaling air-cleaning and filtration systemsWholesaling electric unportable baseboard heaters


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