Combined U.S. factory shipments of central air-conditioners and air-source heat pumps for December totaled 330,698, a 16%drop compared with December 2006 totals, according to the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI). Combined U.S. factory shipments totaled 6.4 million in 2007, down 9% from the previous year.
Heat pump shipments for December totaled 115,556, down 14% compared with December 2006 shipments. For the year, heat pump shipments totaled 1.9 million, down 10% from 2006.
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