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A hot summer and hot A/C sales in the forecast

In A/C news on April 4, 2010 at 8:13 am

The cool summer of 2009 will soon be no more than a dim memory. The National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Service says the July-September period will see higher than normal temperatures along the East Coast, through the Southeast, and across the entire West from the Rockies to the Pacific.

July-Sep 2010 temps

NCPC forecast for July-Sept. 2010

That has HVAC manufacturers and installers smiling, rubbing their hands, and looking forward to a big leap out of recession.

Indeed, a rise in factory orders across the US economy in February was led by HVAC and the electricity sector that feeds it:  “Machinery orders jumped 5.1 percent, driven by higher demand for heating and air conditioning equipment and turbines and other power generation gear.”

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