Heating up: Demand for HVAC services will rise along with the improving construction market

Similar to most industries within the construction sector, the HVAC Service Franchises industry has been rebounding over the past five years. Increasing business activity and consumer spending benefited business expansion plans and supported new commercial construction. As a result of the strong recovery and subsequent growth in downstream markets, industry revenue grew over the past five years. Moreover, improving economic conditions, particularly those in the domestic construction sector, will buoy the industry over the five years to 2021. Significant gains in the value of private nonresidential construction and the value of residential construction are expected to underpin industry revenue growth...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Rising corporate profit and disposable income will enable consumers to upgrade their existing HVAC systems
  • The industry received a boost in the form of government-sponsored incentives
  • Mounting downstream demand will support industry profitability
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    Starting a franchise requires a small, but significant initial investment. For example, individuals interested in launching a One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning franchise will incur startup costs of anywhere between $77,000 and $550,000. While this poses a barrier to prospective franchisees, the most significant hindrance to entering the industry is the established reputation of existing companies. A solid reputation for quality, reliability and value cannot be built overnight, and so new entrants will need to forge relationships with a variety of manufacturers, wholesalers and building developers, as well as market their services to homeowners. New...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the HVAC Service Franchises Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the HVAC Service Franchises Industry are

  • Having a good reputation
  • Management of seasonal production
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Housing starts and Private spending on home improvements in the HVAC Service Franchises industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the HVAC Service Franchises Industry?

    This industry operates franchised businesses that provide heating, ventilation and air-conditioning services to both residential and commercial customers. Reports in IBISWorld’s Business Franchise collection focus solely on the operation of franchised outlets and exclude nonfranchise data. These reports show the total number of franchise outlets, total franchise revenue and the average profit margin earned by franchisees. They also highlight the largest franchisors by market share.

    Industry Products
  • New construction HVAC installations
  • Existing structure HVAC installations (i.e. replacements)
  • HVAC maintenance and repairs
  • Refrigeration system installations, maintenance and repairs
  • Industry Activities
  • HVAC maintenance and repairs
  • Indoor air quality services
  • HVAC installation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Housing starts
  • Private spending on home improvements
  • Value of private nonresidential construction
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Oil and natural gas price index
  • Tax credits for energy efficiency

  • Current Performance
    Demand picks up steamLucrative incentivesIndustry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Going greenIndustry expansion and profitability
  • Table: HVAC Service Franchises Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - HVAC Service Franchises Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Home Builders
  • Apartment & Condominium Construction
  • Industrial Building Construction
  • Refrigerated Storage
  • Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
  • Municipal Building Construction
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electricians
  • Heating & Air Conditioning Wholesaling
  • Payroll & Bookkeeping Services
  • Refrigeration Equipment Wholesaling
  • Tax Preparation Services
  • Tool & Hardware Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • New construction HVAC installations
  • HVAC maintenance and repairs
  • Existing structure HVAC installations (i.e. replacements)
  • Refrigeration system installations, maintenance and repairs
  • Chart: HVAC Service Franchises Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Single-family homes
  • Manufacturing and industrial buildings
  • Other
  • Office buildings
  • Retail and storage spaces
  • Healthcare and public safety buildings
  • Educational buildings
  • Apartment buildings, dormitories and barracks
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the HVAC Service Franchises Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent and utilitiesFranchise fees, marketing, and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs HVAC Service Franchises

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External Competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the HVAC Service Franchises Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning,
  • Table: One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the HVAC Service Franchises Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the HVAC Service Franchises Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Private spending on home improvements (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • The party in a franchising agreement that is purchasing the right to use a business's trademarks, associated brands and other proprietary knowledge to open a branch.
  • Green
  • A category that includes goods, services, laws, guidelines and policies that have little to no impact on the natural environment (also referred to as eco-friendly or environmentally friendly.)
  • Heating, Ventilation And Air Conditioning (Hvac)
  • A system used to control the temperature, humidity and air quality in buildings.
  • Refrigerant
  • A substance which produces a refrigerating effect while expanding or vaporizing.
  • Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratings (Seer)
  • Rating system measures efficiency of heating and cooling systems. Calculated by dividing cooling output for a typical system by total electric energy input for a given period (higher ratings best.)
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