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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Air Conditioning Systems in Thousands Units by the following Product Segments: Room Air Conditioners, and Packaged Air Conditioners. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US,
Latin America, and
Middle East &
Africa. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.
The report profiles 99 companies including many key and niche players such as Carrier Corporation, Daikin Industries, Ltd., Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt., Ltd., Electrolux AB, GD Midea Holding Co., Ltd., General Electric Company, Hitachi, Ltd., LG Electronics Inc., LG Electronics India, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Panasonic Corporation, Samsung Electronics Corp., Toshiba Group, Trane, Whirlpool Corporation, Zhu Hai Gree Corporation, and Gree Electric Appliances, Inc.
Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONSStudy Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1Disclaimers I-2Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3Conceptual Definition I-3Types of Air Conditioners I-3Room Air Conditioners I-3Packaged Air Conditioners I-4
II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1AC Demand: An Indicator of Economic Health II-1Current & Future Analysis II-2Asia-Pacific Market Hogs the Limelight II-2Other Economies Sprinting Forward II-3RACs Continue to Champion the Cause for Global ACs Market II-3Commercial ACs Register a Slowdown II-4Erratic Weather Conditions Frustrate Stability in MarketOpportunities II-4Rising Production Costs Add to Manufacturer's Agony II-4Economic Recession Freezes Growth in Air Conditioning Market II-5Down the Recovery Lane II-5Noteworthy Trends, Growth Drivers & Issues II-6Split ACs and Mini-Splits Surge in Demand II-6Energy Efficient Air Conditioning Systems Grow in Demand II-6Inverter Air Conditioners - The Current Flavor II-7Solar Powered Air Conditioners Grow in Popularity II-7Windows/Through the Wall ACs to Fare Well in Near Term ButFace Rivalry from Split Models II-8Replacement Demand Presents Sizeable Market Opportunity II-8Increased Organizational Restructuring across the World II-8Deployment of Environment-Friendly Refrigerants in AirConditioners to Increase II-8Green Refrigerants to Replace Hydro Fluorocarbons II-9Export & Import Scenario II-10Competition II-10Key Competitive Factors II-10Asian Players Call The Shots II-10Table 1: World Air Conditioner Market (2011): PercentageShare Breakdown of Dollar Sales by Leading Manufacturers(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-11