Market outlook of the global air handling units market
The research analyst predicts the global air handling units market to grow steadily at a CAGR of close to 7% during the forecast period. The market is expected to grow primarily due to high growth of the >15,000 m3/h units segment. Commercial and residential constructions such as office space, malls, and apartments in developing countries such as China and India largely drive this market. Many large premises and tall buildings that require high capacity air handling units in developed countries such as the US and Russia are also expected to boost the market during the forecast period.
The need to iincrease energy recovery and decreased operating cost of air handling units is predicted to play a significant role in propelling the global air handling units market. To leverage this opportunity, many market vendors air handling units over the next four years.
Segmentation by capacity and analysis of the global air handling units market
- <5,000 m3/h
- 5,000-15,000 m3/h
- >15,000 m3/h
Air handling units that have less than 5,000 m3/h capacity dominated the market during 2015. These small capacity air handling units cater to the needs of small premises and are dominant in the residential sector, especially single family homes. The growth of construction in the residential sector is the primary driver for the segment. However, 15,000 m3/h (high capacity air handling units) segment is expected to register the fastest growth during the forecast period.
End-user segmentation and analysis of the global air handling units market
The non-residential segment accounted for the highest market share during 2015. Healthcare and educational institutions, manufacturing and industrial buildings, as well as offices and retail stores are the non-residential users of air handling units. Growing population, urbanization, rapid industrialization, steady economic growth, as well as the need for enhancing energy efficiency in buildings have surged construction of modern building systems, leading to increased deployment of air handling units. Growing indoor air quality regulations for commercial buildings will also spur the growth of the market during the forecast period.
Geographical segmentation and analysis of the global air handling units market
EMEA accounted for the highest market share during 2015, and it is expected to post robust growth during the forecast period. This research anticipates a rise in construction activities in the residential sector and growing air quality regulations to fuel the demand for air handling units in Europe. Growing GDP of European countries such as Germany, Ireland, and the UK is predicted to have a positive impact on this market.
Competitive landscape and key vendors
The global air handling unit market comprises several large companies with diversified operations apart from the air handling segment. Innovation in building design and increased focus on energy efficiency of building structures have created many opportunities for air handling unit manufacturers to increase their foothold in this market.
The leading vendors in the market are -
- Johnson Controls
Other prominent vendors in the market include Wolf, GEA Air Treatment, Sabiana, BPS Clima, Hitachi, Lennox International, Flakt Woods, Ventus, and Trane.
Key questions answered in the report include
- What will the market size and the growth rate be in 2020
- What are the key factors driving the global air handling unit market
- What are the key market trends impacting the growth of the global air handling unit market
- What are the challenges to market growth
- Who are the key vendors in this market space
- What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the vendors in the global air handling unit market
- What are the trending factors influencing the market shares of the Americas, APAC, and EMEA
- What are the key outcomes of the five forces analysis of the global air handling unit market