Sector: HVAC

Market Overview: The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) market is the largest energy- efficient product sector in the United States in terms of dollar volume and boasts a significant amount of domestic manufacturing. Products made here feed the domestic market and are exported to some 230 markets around the world.

The market for advanced HVAC products is growing, fueled primarily by the ongoing replacement of older units as well as continued demand from regulators and consumers for new and increasingly efficient products. In fact, over half of the U.S. market for these more efficient are for the replacement of old units versus units for new residential and commercial construction. However, with new housing starts expected to grow over 6 percent in the next five years, this portion of the market will expand.

Large HVAC equipment such as central air conditioning, furnaces and boilers continue to be made in the United States with significant domestic content, while smaller products—such as window air conditioners, dehumidifiers, humidifiers and ceiling fans (except for high end)—are manufactured outside the United States. Exhaust fans and similar ventilation products are an exception to the size rule as they are made both domestically and overseas. Some OEMs manufacturing in the United States—including Air King Limited and Fantech—source and assemble over 60 percent of the product in the United States, but import the motor—the most expensive component. Broan Nutone manufactures 65 percent of their product line at their flagship U.S. manufacturing facility with 85 percent domestic content. This company is actually expanding their U.S. facilities to meet increased exports to China.

Interestingly, the concentration of large manufacturers in the HVAC market is relatively low with the top four companies expected to account for just 28 percent of total industry revenue. The diverse set of products manufactured for the HVAC market has attracted the investment of a many small to medium-sized manufacturers, many of them with 50 employees or less. While the larger OEMs are more nationally recognized, there are still smaller, independently owned and operated U.S. manufacturers making products such as boil­ers and geothermal systems to meet regional market needs. Additionally, products associated with HVAC installation like ductwork and insulation are also manufactured domestically.

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Company Location
Atco Rubber Products Inc. Plainville, Georgia
Atco Rubber Products Inc. Fort Worth, Texas
Atco Rubber Products Inc. Springdale, Arkansas
Atco Rubber Products Inc. Houston, Texas
Atlas Roofing Corporation Sylacauga, Alabama
Atlas Roofing Corporation Meridian, Mississippi
Atlas Roofing Corporation Atlanta, Georgia
Aurora Pumps North Aurora, Illinois
Automation Components Inc. Middleton, Wisconsin
Automation Components Inc. Middleton, Wisconsin
Avery Dennison Performance Tapes Painesville, Ohio
Award Metals Denver, Colorado
Award Metals Phoenix, Arizona
Award Metals Vancouver, Washington
Award Metals Baldwin Park, California
Award Metals Kent, Washington
Award Metals Union City, California
Axalta Coating Systems Sacramento, California
Axalta Coating Systems Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
Axeman-Anderson Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Aztec Washer Company Poway, California
Backer Hotwatt Danvers, Massachusetts
Backer-Springfield Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Badger Foundry Company Winona, Minnesota
Baltimore Aircoil Company Milford, Delaware
Baltimore Aircoil Company Jessup, Maryland
Baltimore Aircoil Company Madera, California
Bard Manufacturing Company Inc. Bryan, Ohio
Barker Microfarads Hillsville, Virginia
Battic Door Energy Conservation Products Walpole, Massachusetts
Beckett Air Inc. North Ridgeville, Ohio
Beckett Corporation North Ridgeville, Ohio
Beckett Gas Inc. North Ridgeville, Ohio
Bel Thermal Units Inc. Cookeville, Tennessee
BELIMO Americas Danbury, Connecticut
BELIMO Americas Sparks, Nevada
Belleville Mechanical Inc. Belleville, Illinois
Belleville Wire Cloth Company Inc. Cedar Grove, New Jersey
Bellman-Melcor LLC Tinley Park, Illinois
Belmont Metals Inc. Brooklyn, New York
Benshaw Inc. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Berry Plastics Corporation Evansville, Indiana
Berry Plastics Corporation Franklin, Kentucky
BestAir PRO Hampshire, Illinois
Big Ass Fans Lexington, Kentucky
BITZER Scroll Inc. Syracuse, New York
Blissfield Manufacturing Company Blissfield, Michigan
Block Steel Corporation Skokie, Illinois
Blocksom & Company Michigan City, Indiana
Blocksom & Company Michigan City, Indiana