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Mississauga, Ontario – All units showed an increase in the number of shipments in the 2nd Quarter of 2018 beginning with Chillers (18%) followed by Residential Air Conditioning (13%), Air Handler Units (12%), Residential Furnaces (11%), Commercial Air Conditioning (8%) followed by Unit Heaters (8%) and Ductless Split Systems (6%).

The following chart provides specific data for each product; YTD Canadian shipments for select HVACR equipment, ending the 2nd quarter. An expansion factor has been included to compensate for the non–participating portion of the market.

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The following chart shows the quarterly residential market comparison which denotes the percentage change in residential product shipments, between this quarter and the same quarter last year.

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NOTE: The following chart shows the quarterly residential market comparison which denotes the percentage change in residential product shipments between this quarter and the same quarter last year.

Definitions

  • Residential air conditioning: ducted split system air conditioning and heat pumps up to 5 tons.
  • Ductless split: heat pumps and conditioning condensing units (cooling only)
  • commercial air conditioning: rooftops (combination heat/cool), packaged cooling and packaged heat pumps
  • furnace: residential forced air furnaces of all types (gas, oil, electric and combination)
  • chillers: include large tonnage liquid, reciprocating liquid and absorption chillers
  • unit heater: self-contained automatically controlled vented units limited to heating of non-residential space and also includes duct furnaces
  • air handling unit: a device used to condition and circulate air containing a blower, filter, sound attenuators and dampers.

For more information contact Caroline Czajko at cczajko@hrai.ca or 905-602-4700 ext. 234.