Industry Facts

The HVACR and Water Heating Industry by the Numbers:

1 Million:
People employed in the manufacturing, distribution, installation,
and maintenance of HVACR and water heating products.
(AHRI, ACCA, HARDI data)


5 billion:
Amount of personal annual income resulting from HVACR
and water heating-related manufacturing jobs.
(Bureau of Labor Statistics – Current Employment Statistics)

71:
Percent of energy consumed in homes attributed to HVACR
and water heating products.
(U.S. Energy Information Administration)

65:
Percent of energy consumed in commercial buildings attributed
to HVACR and water heating products.
(U.S. Energy Information Administration)

88 & 97:
Percent of new homes built, respectively, with central air conditioning and
heating systems; therefore affected by state and federal energy policies.
(U.S. Census Bureau “Characteristics of New Single-Family Houses Reports” 2010)
 
86:
Rules issued by the Department of Energy regulating the
HVACR and water heating industry in the past 13 years.
(Federal Register)


41:
Rules issued by the Department of Energy regulating the HVACR
and water heating industry in the past 3 years alone.
(Federal Register)

33:
Proposed, pending and final regulations issued by the Department of Energy
for the HVACR and water heating industry since May 2012.
(Federal Register)


The air conditioning, heating, refrigeration, and water heating industry represents over one million jobs in the United States.

Today’s total is greater than 1,062,624 U.S. jobs.

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