2.4.2 France

Although a slight recovery in economic growth is expected in 2013, the commercial building sector will remain in recession and renovation will stay at the same level in France.   Chiller sales wi...


2.4.1 Germany

Germany is Europe’s largest economy and fifth largest worldwide. GDP will increase by 2% in 2013. Construction projects are now on an upward trend following the decline in 2008 and prospects for the ACR industry look good. Penetration of air conditioning is forecast to rise to around 62% in the commercial sector by 2015.   There has been a steady increase in the number of chillers sold since ...


2.4 Europe

Central Plant Air Conditioning Equipment in Europe 2013 A report by JARN’s Europe correspondent Alan Field based on a market survey from the UK research association BSRIA due to be published later this year. The full set of the final BSRIA reports (see below for availability) will contain in-depth analyses of the current structure of the industry and its future prospects.   The general conclu...


Chiller Shipments in Fiscal 2012

The total value of Japan’s chiller shipments in fiscal 2012 (end March 2013) is shown in Table 1.   Shipments of positive displacement type (screw, scroll and rotary) chillers were down about 4.0...


2.3 Japan

Japan’s real GDP in 2012 showed a 1.2% increase over the previous year. The plus growth is attributable to the situation in which Japan is beginning to take full-scale steps toward recovery and reconstruction from the Great East Japan Earthquake and the belated public investment began to increase through 2012. On the other hand, investment in equipment by companies continued to turn downward refle...


2.2 China

China’s Chiller Market The sales revenue of China’s chiller market increased by 2.85% year-onyear to RMB 22.167 billion in 2012, accounting for 38.5% of the China’s central air conditioning market tha...


2.1.2 Canada

According to the Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada (HRAI), chiller shipments in 2012 came to 828 units, a decrease of 9% from 909 units in 2011. For the first half of 201...


2. Regional Reports--2.1 North America--2.1.1 The United Sta

The U.S. private sector maintained brisk economic performance in 2012, and the country’s real GDP growth reached 2.2%.   The Obama administration has positioned reviving the manufacturing sector ...


World Chiller and Large AC Market--1. The 2012 Overview

Chillers are widely used in buildings of all sizes for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. With increasing urbanization and industrial development in emerging countries, the market i...


2012 World Heat Pump Market Review from BSRIA

BSRIA has recently published the world heat pumps study based on 19 countries around the world. The report highlights that despite the continued economic downturn in the European market the sales of h...