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December 2022

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March 2022

  • Domestic and commercial boilers markets show an increasingly volatile global heating market

    There is no doubt that the heating industry is at a crossroads. Domestic and commercial boilers markets bounced back in 2021 in most countries, but they face growing pressure as governments strive to hit their net zero targets and offer incentives to switch to renewables

  • BSRIA publishes new insight into the world cabling market

    In the world cabling market, the LAN markets were recovering in 2021 but struggled with supply issues, while the data centre market continued to grow driven by demand from data centre operators.

  • Booming heat pump demand hampered by global shortage of supply

    The end of the Covid restrictions gave a sharp momentum to the HVAC and Building industry. New construction projects restarted and pushed for more carbon-neutral buildings. Renovation works flourished, supported by rising energy prices and financial incentives.

  • Rapid growth in the South Korea window air conditioning market

    South Korea's air conditioning market offers a unique vertical type of window unit. After three years of rapid growth from 2019, the market reached sales of more than 200,000 units in 2021. In the domestic air conditioning market, window air conditioning took nearly 10% of sales in 2021.

  • World air conditioning market sees 8.4% growth in volume despite challenges by raw material shortage and increasing prices

    Research by BSRIA Worldwide Market Intelligence suggests that, as economies worldwide have been recovering after contraction, strict restrictions and lockdowns, the air conditioning market continues to stabilise, and global growth has been recorded for most segments in 2021.

  • BSRIA appoints Nicola Fallowfield-Smith as Business Manager for Worldwide Market Intelligence

    BSRIA is delighted to announce the appointment of Nicola Fallowfield-Smith as Business Manager for its leading Worldwide Market Intelligence (WMI) division.

  • World HAC&R Compressors

    The global compressor market has recovered forcefully and is estimated at 486 million units in 2021, and a value of USD 42.4 billion. This includes compressors for air conditioning (200 million units), heat pumps (5 million), and refrigeration (281 million).

  • World HAC&R Compressors

    The global compressor market has recovered forcefully and is estimated at 486 million units in 2021, and a value of USD 42.4 billion. This includes compressors for air conditioning (200 million units), heat pumps (5 million), and refrigeration (281 million).

  • BSRIA showcases insight into the latest global HVAC trends

    BSRIA held a market intelligence webinar on 9th February to showcase insight into the latest global heating, ventilation, and air conditioning market trends, in lieu of its usual attendance at the AHR Expo in Las Vegas.

  • Data Centers Evolving towards Green and Low Carbon in China

    Since the Chinese government pushes towards the carbon neutrality by 2060 and with the continuous development of China’s digital economy, the data traffic is exploding. Resulting in the data centre market to maintain its rapidly growth

  • Building Automation Controls: 2021, a year of recovery

    The global BACS market is recovering with growth around 4-5% in 2021. Moderate growth was seen in Scandinavia and North America, while countries such as Mexico, India, Netherlands, Germany and South East Asia experienced double digital growth rates.

  • UK water heater market bounced back in 2021

    Sales of all types of water heating units sold in the UK posted positive results compared to 2020 but supply issues are still hampering the demand.

  • HVAC 2030: China

    BSRIA has been working on a strategic study exploring scenarios on what is likely to happen by the end of this decade, based on the current status of the residential HVAC market and known future enablers for change. The Chinese HVAC market is the biggest in the world while heating has a share of 42% of HVAC sales.

January 2022

  • China’s Energy Transformation Outlook 2030/60

    China's direct carbon emission from energy consumption reached some 5.5 billion tons in 2020 and is expected to reach a peak around 2030 before declining. Construction carbon emissions will peak at 580 million tons around 2025-2030 (2.2 billion tons of indirect carbon emissions are considered), and then plateau

  • HVAC 2030 – The Future of Residential Markets in the US, Europe and China

    BSRIA Worldwide Market Intelligence’s latest strategic study explores future scenarios of the residential heating market. HVAC 2030 looks at heating, ventilation, and air conditioning in the decade to come, offering a long-term view of the winning and losing products in residential heating in the US, Europe and China.

  • BSRIA World Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) 2022

    Most BACS markets experienced an increase in demand in 2021, but also problems in the supply chain and a surge in material prices. Recovery varies across countries, depending on the fall experienced in 2020, vaccination uptake rates, the economic recovery, and technical, social, and geographic factors.

  • China’s bathroom market remained strong despite the pandemic in 2020

    In 2020, China’s bathroom market performed well in the context of the spread of the pandemic and market value increased by more than 5%. Although the growth rate slowed year-on-year, it was better than the negative growth forecasted last year.

November 2021

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June 2021

  • The rise of 5G in buildings

    Experts predict a slow uptake of 5G in buildings as LAN and Wi-Fi, particularly Wi-Fi 6 with its support of multi-protocols such as LoRa, BLE, Zigbee and Enocean, provide a cost-effective and reliable solution in buildings for the transmission of large amounts of data.

  • BSRIA publishes new study: South Korea Air Conditioning Market 2020

    New BSRIA study provides insight on the South Korean Air Conditioning Market.

  • BSRIA evaluates the IAQ Market in North America & Europe

    BSRIA’s study on IAQ in North America puts numbers on products and solutions in key commercial segments, plus a forecast by product segment for the next five years. It focuses on filtration, DOAS, UV-C, MERV-13+, BPI and IAQ controls for education, healthcare, hospitality & Leisure, offices, and other applications.

  • New BSRIA study: The market for European Field Devices

    BSRIA has recognised the need for more in-depth coverage of non-residential field devices. Available in October 2021, our new study will provide detailed segmentation by product application, technical design, and connectivity type so clients can track progression in each market segment.

  • US among the major VRF markets in the World

    The global success of VRF products can be attributed to several factors such as its energy efficiency – especially at part-load compared to conventional HVAC systems – its flexibility in zonal control, delivery of simultaneous heating and cooling, heat recovery, and ease of installation with no duct work required.

May 2021

  • China Condensing Unit Market Development in 2020

    BSRIA and the Chinese Association of Refrigeration released the "2020 China Refrigeration Industry Development Report" at the Shanghai Refrigeration Exhibition on April 8, 2021. The report analyses development and changes in the condensing unit (CDU) market in 2020 and summarizes challenges faced by the industry.

  • Decarbonisation is gathering pace as heating technologies compete in the main European markets

    2020-2021 was a decisive point for the heating industry, not only because of the pandemic but also the push for Green Economic Recovery. Here, BSRIA Worldwide Market Intelligence explores scenarios for transition in the European heating industry in the decade ahead.

  • Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) technologies pushed by the pandemic

    The latest BSRIA World Air Conditioning and BACS studies published in March 2021, revealed that there has been a significant number of new products launched especially in the splits air conditioning market and DX coil air handling units (AHUs)

  • World HAC&R Compressors – Japan and APAC

    BSRIA is publishing the fifth and final report in its series on the Global market for compressors used in applications for Air Conditioning, Heat Pumps, and Refrigeration. The reports cover world regions: Americas, EMEA, China, India, Japan and rest of Asia. One global overview report will also be issued.

  • Residential and commercial boilers in USA: latest trends and prospects

    Covid is only one challenge the US heating industry faces, alongside the climate crisis, urbanisation, adoption of greener gas solutions, increasing demand for electricity and integration of heating solutions, which create challenges and opportunities and will certainly make the landscape quite different by 2030.

  • UK HVAC trends: Winners and Losers

    The long-term trend is for VRF is unclear but industry experts expect a rise in chiller heat pump sales pushing the chiller market higher. Hydronic heat pumps less than 50kW will grow towards 2025 but sales will be limited by dwelling completions each year and the government budget from the successor to the RHI scheme

  • COVID impact on world structured cabling market

    BSRIA has published 16 reports on global structured cabling markets for 2020. The reports focus on USA, Brazil, Mexico, China, HK & Macao, Japan, India, Germany, UK, France, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, UAE, Saudi Arabia and South Africa cabling markets, for local area networks and data centre applications.

April 2021

  • The future of UK standards post-Brexit

    As of January 2021, the UKCA mark replaced CE marking in the UK, except in Northern Ireland. Products placed on the UK market can be sold with a CE mark until 1 January 2022 to give businesses time to adjust, at which point they will need to comply with the requirements of the UKCA mark.

  • China Refrigeration Market Development in 2020

    BSRIA and the Chinese Association of Refrigeration jointly released the "2020 China Refrigeration Industry Development Report" at the Shanghai Refrigeration Exhibition. The report reviews the refrigeration compressor market in 2020 and predicts future market development.

  • US Building Automation Controls (BACS) Market Hit by Covid-19. No Major Recovery until 2022

    BSRIA forecasts US BACS market decline in 2021 before recovery in 2022, with “normal” growth from 2023 onwards. It is possible that Biden’s stimulus measures, if agreed and implemented in full, might filter through to the BACS market, boosting growth. But the nature of project timescales means this will take time.

  • World Air Conditioning Markets during 2020 global pandemic

    The pandemic created a large economic downturn worldwide, felt at every level of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. The commercial sector was hit in every part of the world, customer demand has changed, and operation and planning among HVAC manufacturers and distributors has changed.

  • 2020 paves the way for greener heating across Europe

    For the last decade we have seen increasing demand for energy-efficient HVAC systems from building industry stakeholders and the public, driven by the implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.

  • Artificial Intelligence: A Game Changer for Smarter, Safer Buildings?

    AI has vast potential in solving key building challenges faced today. With buildings accounting for some 40% of energy consumed, they face a twin challenge of both improving energy efficient and of maximising use of green and renewal energy.

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  • Structured cabling market is slowing down despite growing demand from data centres

    2019 has proven to be a modest year for the global structured cabling market. BSRIA research shows growth of 1.2% and the market reaching value of USD 6.8 billion in 2019 The data centre segment performed better than LAN increasing by almost 3% in 2019.

  • 2019 Water Heating Market Review

    Sales of traditional water heaters averaged US$ 20.4 billion in 2019. According to the latest analysis carried out by BSRIA, the market of traditional water heating units worldwide was valued at US$20.4bn (€18.2bn) in 2019 for a volume of sales close to 101 million units.

  • US HVAC&R sector – growth path disrupted by the pandemic

    In the period leading up to March 2020, the US has experienced its longest economic expansion on record with 128 months of growth to February 2020 boosted by fiscal stimuli in 2017 and 2018.

April 2020

March 2020

  • Is the Global BACS Market Healthy Enough to Weather the Gathering Storm?

    As of February 2020, BSRIA’s research was pointing to sustained growth of 4% CAGR for the global Building Automation Controls (BACS) market up to 2024. This was before the emergence of the coronavirus as a significant global threat.

  • USA Field Devices market estimated at USD 1.2 bn and growing

    The field device study tracks the progression of the market for commercial HVAC valves and air volume dampers, fire safety dampers and sensors. This new study complements BSRIA’s Building automation portfolio, providing in-depth analysis and technical segmentation of products by manufacturing design and technology.

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May 2019

  • Building Automation Controls, the information revolution

    The industry is in the early stages of what could become a revolution in which data, the Cloud, analytics, IP connectivity and system convergence all “come together” to create the genuinely ‘smart’ building.

  • BSRIA Annual Air Conditioning Study shows uptake of connectivity

    The recently published BSRIA market intelligence study on the global air AC market continued to show growth in 2018. Economic & population growth, urbanization & rising temperatures in countries such as Bangladesh, Brazil, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Kenya & Vietnam are the main drivers.

April 2019

  • ISH 2019 Frankfurt - BSRIA highlights importance of connectivity in the HVAC&R sector

    The importance of connectivity in the HVAC&R sector was highlighted by BSRIA experts at the recent BSRIA global HVAC trends presentations given at ISH 2019 in Frankfurt. The presentation session on the evening of Tuesday 12th March was attended by over 100 delegates from all industry segments.

  • Demographics - how a changing population is transforming the built environment

    BSRIA has launched its White Paper on Megatrends: Demographics. Given that demographics look at the size, structure, movement and rates of change of human populations, this topic is likely to have impact on almost all industries and disciplines, nowhere more so than for Building Services.

  • Global growth in 2018 for structured cabling

    Findings show that the global structured cabling market had “a very good year”, increasing by 4.2 per cent to USD 6.7 billion in 2018, “a much better performance than 2017” when the market increased by 1.8 per cent. The global estimate is based on data from 39 countries.

February 2019

  • Africa tops world AC growth forecasts

    Hot-off-the-press: in 2018, the total African AC market for the continent grew by 4 per cent in volume from 2017. The market is forecast to grow at around 5.5 per cent CAGR between 2017-2023 by volume, which exceeds the global forecast of 4.9 per cent for the same period.

  • BSRIA to announce global HVAC trends at ISH 2019, Germany

    BSRIA will be presenting global HVAC trends at ISH 2019 covering the latest market trends on Tuesday 12th March. The trade fair for HVAC + Water takes place from Monday 11th to Friday 15th March in Frankfurt, Germany. BSRIA industry experts will be available for one-to-one meetings from 11th – 14th

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January 2018

  • BSRIA welcomes new housing minister

    BSRIA has welcomed the announcement of Dominic Rabb as the new housing minister as part of the Prime Minister’s reshuffle to her cabinet.

  • BSRIA launches report on Megatrends - Urbanisation - double-edged sword?

    BSRIA has launched its report on ‘Megatrends – Urbanisation’ where it is important to look at the major forces that are shaping the world in which we live & do business. In 2015 McKinsey published “No Ordinary Disruption”, which examined “The Four Global Forces Breaking all the Trends”.

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  • BSRIA Global Air Conditioning Study shows contraction in 2016

    The recently published BSRIA market intelligence study on the global air conditioning (AC) market shows that contraction slowed down in 2016 compared to the previous two years. The recent indicators show that growth is expected to resume in 2017 across many regions.

April 2017

March 2017

  • BSRIA celebrating International Women's Day on 8th March

    BSRIA is celebrating International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8th March but as an industry – Julia Evans, Chief Executive, BSRIA – asks: are we doing enough to foster and encourage the excellence of female engineers – both into engineering and into the ‘boardroom’?

  • Record breaking attendance at BSRIA GLOBAL HVAC Trends presentations at 2017 AHR EXPO

    The recent BSRIA global HVAC trends presentations given at the 2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas have been hailed a ‘huge success’ with a record-breaking level of attendees in excess of 450 delegates – across all presentations. This equates to three times as many delegates on last year’s attendance.

February 2017

  • BACS market in North America continues to grow

    The recently published BSRIA BACS North America – In-Depth Report shows that sales of total BACS products was at US$ 1,970 million, an increase of 2.5 per cent on 2015, while total Installed Systems sales was US$ 5,801 million.

January 2017

  • BSRIA applauds Ladybird book on Climate Change

    BSRIA has applauded the release of a new Ladybird book on the challenges and possible solutions to climate change, to be released on Thursday 26th January. The book is part of a series for adults written in the style of the well-known children’s books that aim to explain clearly complicated subjects

December 2016

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June 2016

  • BSRIA Global Air Conditioning Study shows market cooled in 2015

    The recently published BSRIA market intelligence study on the global air conditioning market shows that global growth “disappointed again” in 2015 – across all product ranges – and is expected to recover at a slower pace than previously projected.

April 2016

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November 2015

  • BSRIA helps Saudi Arabia stay cool

    The first phase of a study carried out by BSRIA for the Saudi Ministry of Water and Electricity has been successfully completed. Working closely with Saudi Arabia agency AMAD, the in-depth study looked at the domestic, commercial and industrial refrigeration market in Saudi.

October 2015

  • BSRIA study reveals changing technology for data center cooling

    A newly published market study from BSRIA shows that – with the CISCO Cloud Index forecasting – data center traffic will grow at 23 per cent CAGR, reaching 8.6 zettabytes by 2018. The move to off-site data centers is at the heart of this growing trend

September 2015

August 2015

  • BSRIA study shows large hyper data centres are changing the market for precision cooling

    A newly published market study from BSRIA shows that large hyper data centres are changing the market for precision cooling and that over the next five to 10 years the use of traditional computer room air-conditioning (CRAC) units is expected to drop dramatically.

  • BSRIA launches World Heating Market Reports

    BSRIA has launched its findings on the latest Traditional and Renewable Heating World Markets Analysis (May 2015) publishing 80 reports for 22 countries as part of its World Multi-Client Study. Worldwide sales of boilers are growing, supported by positive economic developments.

  • BSRIA launches findings of the Global Bathroom Market (2015)

    BSRIA has launched its findings of the Global Bathroom Market (2015) as part of its World Multi-Client Study. The key finding was that the global baths market is just over 24m units sold in 2014 and is predicted to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of just below five per cent until 2019.

  • BSRIA delighted to announce acoustic test facility now as UKAS accredited

    BSRIA is delighted to announce that it has extended its scope of UKAS accreditation to include laboratory based acoustic testing. BSRIA provides acoustic testing for a range of HVAC products including heat pumps and oil-fired boilers.

June 2015

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  • Global data centre cabling market overview

    New BSRIA global market report on data centres and structured cabling markets shows Top of Rack (ToR) is significantly higher in colocation data centres than in enterprise data centres

  • BSRIA celebrates 60 years of serving the industry

    BSRIA is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2015. Founded in 1955, as the HVRA, BSRIA has served the industry with verve and creativity delivering truly innovative solutions to complicated and challenging problems.

December 2014

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  • Growth in the world heat pump market

    The world heat pump market increased 7.2% by volume in 2013 to almost 2 million units. The growth was driven by the strong progression of sales of heat pump water heater in the USA especially on the one hand, and the recovery of the European market on the other hand

  • Domestic heating controls EU market forecast to grow 22% by 2017

    Against the backdrop of a flat market at best for boilers, BSRIA is expecting a remarkable 22% growth in domestic heating controls over the forecasting period

July 2014

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  • BSRIA signs Endorsing Association Agreement with AHR EXPO in the US

    BSRIA has signed an Endorsing Association Agreement with AHR Expo in the US and will attend the New York Expo in New York, January 2014 and as a part of the Educational seminar programme held during the show give a major presentation on the latest trends and drivers in the Global HVAC market place.

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