The ARI reported combined U.S. factory shipments of 333,414 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for November 2001.

The Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI) reported combined U.S. factory shipments of 333,414 central air conditioners and air-source heat pumps for November 2001 were up 1% compared to shipments from the same month last year. Heat pump shipments of 96,695 were up 9%, compared to November 2000. Year-to-date unitary shipments are down 6% compared to last year.