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U.S. Shipments of Commercial Gas Storage Water Heaters Down for November 2019


By Cathy Jakicic HVAC
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U.S. shipments of commercial gas storage water heater shipments decreased 7.6 percent in November 2019 over the same period in 2018, while commercial electric storage water heater shipments increased 8 percent, according to a report from the Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Institute (AHRI).

Year-to-date U.S. shipments of commercial gas storage water heaters decreased 5.8 percent, to 81,276 units, compared with 86,294 units shipped during the same period in 2018. 

However, year-to-date commercial electric storage water heater shipments increased 11.2 percent, to 138,522 units, up from 124,578 units shipped during the same period.

U.S. shipments of gas warm air furnaces for November 2019 also decreased 8.7 percent, to 284,670 units, down from 311,635 units shipped in November 2018. Oil warm air furnace shipments decreased 3.9 percent, to 4,128 units in November 2019, down from 4,296 units shipped in November 2018.

But, year-to-date U.S. shipments of gas warm air furnaces increased 1.2 percent, to 3,154,273 units, compared with 3,116,118 units shipped during the same period in 2018. 

Cathryn Jakicic is healthcare industries editor of FacilitiesNet.com. For more information on hospital campuses and other medical facilities, check out the FacilitiesNet healthcare page

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