ombined U.S. factory shipments of central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for October totaled 361,680, down 49.4 percent compared with shipments from the same month last year, according to ARI. Heat pump shipments for October totaled 122,617, down 35.5 percent compared with the same month last year.
U.S. factory shipments of unitary air conditioners and heat pumps
during October 2006 totaled 361,680, down 49.4% from Oct. 2005
The year-to-date total is 6,339,604, down 14% from Jan.–Oct. 2005
Heat Pump shipments included in the October 2006 figures totaled 122,617, down 35.5% from Oct. 2005.
The year-to-date total of 1,870,314 is up 4% from Jan. – Oct. 2005
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