July 2013 Canadian wholesaler sales of HVAC/R equipment was up 6.2% from July 2012, according to the Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating.
Year to date sales in the HVAC/R product group were up 0.3% from the same time period in 2012.
Overall wholesaler sales in July 2013 (all product groups) were up 5.8%--CAD $29.8 million--compared to July 2012. Total year-to-date product sales were $3,177 billion, down 0.6%--CAD $18.4 million-- from the same period in 2012.
The product groups tracked in the wholesaler sales report are:
Regionally, Alberta showed the strongest sales increase in July, followed by Quebec, the Atlantic region, and Ontario. The West region and British Columbia were down.
HVAC/R had a solid month in Atlantic followed by Quebec and "West" while BC, Alberta and Ontario were down.
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