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

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Heating & Air Conditioning Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42373 | Dec 2013

Horizontal flow: Improving construction markets and increasing demand will revive revenue

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
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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. Despite these setbacks, 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 in the five years to 2018... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Heating and Air Conditioning Wholesaling industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Industry value added, which measures the industry's overall contribution to the economy, is forecast to grow at an annualized rate of 0.5% during the 10 years to 2018. In comparison, GDP is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 2.1% over the same period.

Other factors that support the industry's maturity include a growing trend of consolidation and a well-defined mass markets for the industry's goods. Because per-unit costs decrease as the size of an order increases, companies with larger business operations can achieve large economies of scale... 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 (e.g. "swamp coolers," see IBISWorld report 42362) 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 duct workWholesaling condensing units for air conditionersWholesaling compressors for air conditionersWholesaling heat pumpsWholesaling air-cleaning and filtration systemsWholesaling electric unportable baseboard heaters

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