HVAC market in Poland 2012

Development forecasts for 2012-2014

HVAC market in Poland 2012 is a report collecting information about this market in Poland.

It offers information about the current situation, as well as development prospects for the market in the next two years.

The report has been divided into three parts, covering heating, ventilation and air conditioning of buildings.
 

Key topics covered:

  • Structure of the HVAC market and its individual sub-segments, such as air conditioning, ventilation and heating
  • Forecasts for the HVAC industry
  • Channels of distribution for HVAC devices
  • Purchasing preferences
  • Brand awareness for producers of HVAC devices
  • Calculating the economic index for the HVAC market
  • Price trends
  • Overview of HVAC solutions and market development trends
  • Propensity to innovate among contractors of construction work
  • Criteria of choice for selected HVAC solutions
  • Subsidising of individual HVAC solutions.

 

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  • What is the size and value of the market?
  • What proportion of works in the HVAC industry are new investments and renovations?
  • What is the breakdown of HVAC works in terms of urban and rural areas?
  • What is the structure of HVAC works in terms of building types?
  • What are the leading brands of HVAC manufacturers?
  • What are the key trends in the area of applying HVAC installations?
  • What is the market structure according to the systems applied in the individual HVAC sub-segments? 
  • What are the tendencies in terms of investor choices for the use of HVAC solutions?
  • What are the most frequent sources of knowledge for product solutions in the industry?

 

Unique features include

1. A survey of 300 small and medium installation companies concerning HVAC solutions – approx. 100 interviews per segment.

2. PMR’s calculations of the economic index for HVAC products, based on the estimations of 300 HVAC construction work businesses.

3. Respondents’ evaluation of the leading producers of HVAC devices in the individual segments:

Heating: Ariston, Buderus, Immergas, Junkers, Purmo, Saunier Duval, Stiebel Eltron, Vaillant, Viessmann, Zehnder
Ventilation: AVOX, Clima Produkt, Dospel, Pro Vent, Swegon, Tecnoclima, VTS, VBW, Wolf
Air conditioning: Carrier, Climaveneta, Daikin, Fujitsu, Lennox, LG, Mitsubishi, Toshiba, Trane

Evaluation in terms of:

  • price in relation to quality, 
  • recommended products, 
  • high quality of customer service in the sales chain.


4. Separate questions to construction companies specialising in construction work from the areas of ventilation, air conditioning and heating: 

For each segment the following categories are analysed:

  • New objects vs. renovations
  • Rural vs. urban investments 
  • Structure according to the applied HVAC solutions
  • Structure according to building types
  • Structure of distribution (place of product purchase)
  • New products in use
  • Evaluation of the newest trends on the market
  • Factors determining the choice of a solution
  • Brand awareness in a given product group.

5. PMR analysts’ calculations of total value and growth for the HVAC market.
6. PMR analysts’ calculations for the structure of the entire HVAC market by categories of works.
7. An analysis of price trends for HVAC based on prices presented by the Sekocenbud price information service.

 

In what business situations will the report be a useful source of market information?

  • entering the market of HVAC solutions in Poland
  • entering a new segment of the HVAC market
  • carrying out a merger or fusion on the HVAC market
  • planning company strategy
  • an analysis of investment potential on the construction market in Poland
  • monitoring the competition on the HVAC product market
  • estimating the share of own company in the HVAC market in Poland
  • preparing demand forecasts for HVAC products
  • preparing own analyses for the purposes of the board shareholders
  • planning production or distribution of HVAC products.

 

We recommend this report for

  • manufacturers and distributors of HVAC products
  • manufacturers and distributors from industries related to HVAC products (ventilation, air conditioning and heating accessories)
  • foreign manufacturers of HVAC solutions investing or planning to invest in Poland
  • consulting, research and analysis companies
  • universities and research institutes
  • chambers of commerce, industry organisations, media houses and PR agencies
  • financial institutions (banks, brokerage houses, investment funds).

 

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  1. Methodology p. 9

  2. Executive summary p. 19

  3. Heating p. 23

    • Structure of the heating systems market p. 23
    • Equipment of flats and single-family houses p. 26
    • Solutions used in heating systems p. 28
      • Other sources of heat p. 31
      • Replacement of the existing heating systems p. 32
    • Capacity of installed heating boilers p. 35
    • Types of heating systems used p. 36
    • Types of heat pumps p. 38
    • Popularity of selected heating solutions p. 41
    • Sources of supply for heating systems p. 42
    • Factors affecting the decision to buy a heating system p. 42
    • Price trends on the heating equipment market p. 43
    • Competitive environment in the segment of heating companies p. 44
      • Ranking of the most frequently installed radiators p. 44
      • Ranking of the most frequently installed heating boilers p. 45
      • Evaluation of top ten brands on the heating equipment market p. 46
  4. Ventilation p. 51

    • Structure of the ventilation systems market p. 51
    • Type of mechanical ventilation systems installed p. 55
    • Application of heat recovery units in various types of buildings p. 57
    • Elements of gravity ventilation p. 59
    • Sources of supply for ventilation systems p. 60
    • Factors affecting the decision to buy a ventilation system p. 61
    • Price trends on the ventilation equipment market p. 63
    • Competitive environment in the segment of ventilation companies p. 64
    • Ranking of the most frequently installed ventilation systems p. 64
    • Evaluation of top ten brands on the ventilation equipment market p. 65
  5. Air conditioning p. 69

    • Structure of the air conditioning systems market p. 69
    • Air conditioning solutions p. 74
      • Air conditioners by the structure of unit connection p. 74
      • Traditional air conditioners and inverter air conditioners p. 76
      • Cooling capacity of air conditioners p. 77
      • Auxiliary features of air conditioners p. 78
    • Sources of supply for air conditioning systems p. 79
    • Factors affecting the decision to buy an air conditioning system p. 80
    • Price trends on the air conditioning equipment market p. 81
    • Competitive environment in the segment of air conditioning companies p. 83
      • Ranking of the most frequently installed split air conditioners p. 83
      • Ranking of the most frequently installed chilled water systems p. 84
      • Evaluation of top ten brands on the air conditioning equipment market p. 84
  6. Forecasts for the HVAC market in Poland p. 89

    • Macroeconomic forecasts p. 89
    • Housing market p. 91
      • Trends on the housing market p. 92
    • Non-residential construction market p. 93
    • Forecasts for 2012 according to the surveyed companies p. 97
      • Financial standing of installation companies p. 97
      • Assessment of the value of orders completed by the surveyed companies p. 99
      • Changes in employment in companies p. 100
    • Development forecasts for the heating market in 2012-2014 p. 101
    • Development forecasts for the ventilation market in 2012-2014 p. 103
    • Development forecasts for the air conditioning market in 2012-2014 p. 104
    • Forecasts for the HVAC market in Poland p. 105
    • Draft EU budget for 2014-2020 p. 106
  7. List of graphs p. 109

  8. List of tables p. 113

  9. About PMR p. 115

  10. Contact PMR p. 116

List of graphs

  1. Main business areas for the surveyed HVAC companies operating in Poland (%), 2012      11
  2. Size of the surveyed HVAC companies operating in Poland, by number of staff (%), 2012      12
  3. Structure of companies operating on the HVAC market in Poland, by number of staff (%), 2012      12
  4. Business areas of installers operating in the HVAC segment in Poland (%), 2012      13
  5. Sources of supply for HVAC systems in companies in Poland (%), 2012      14
  6. Factors determining the choice of supply sources for HVAC systems in Poland (%), 2012      15
  7. Sources of information on new HVAC products in Poland (%), 2012      16
  8. Value (PLN bn) and growth (%) of the HVAC market in Poland, 2007-2014      21
  9. Business areas for the surveyed heating companies in Poland (%), 2012      23
  10. Heating companies, by share of residential and non-residential construction in Poland (%), 2012      24
  11. Heating companies, by share of construction in urban and rural areas in Poland (%), 2012      24
  12. Heating companies, by share of new and renovated buildings in Poland (%), 2012      25
  13. Heating companies, by type of non-residential construction in Poland (%), 2012      25
  14. Heating companies, by type of residential construction in Poland (%), 2012      26
  15. Shares of residential buildings completed in 2005-2010 in Poland, by installation of central heating system, network gas and district hot water (%), 2012      26
  16. Changes in heating prices in Poland, by heat carrier, average price increase in 2002-2010 (%), 2012      28
  17. Types of heating in new housing construction in Poland (‘000 housing units), 2005-2010       29
  18. Types of heating used in Poland (%), 2012      30
  19. Cost of generating 1 kWh of thermal energy in Poland (PLN), by type of fuel, 2011      30
  20. Frequency of installing devices for an additional source of heat in Poland, 2012      31
  21. Types of heating systems most frequently replaced in Poland, 2012      32
  22. Most frequently selected heating options in Poland, 2012      33
  23. Planned budget of the Programme for the installation of solar collectors in Poland (PLN ‘000), 2010-2014      33
  24. Market of solar collectors in Poland (‘000 m2), 2000-2011      34
  25. Heating boilers installed in Poland, by capacity (%), 2012      35
  26. Types of heating devices installed in Poland (%), 2012         36
  27. Number of installed radiators (million of units) and the value of the radiators market (PLN bn) in Poland, 2007-2011      36
  28. Types of underfloor heating systems in Poland (%), 2012       37
  29. Market of underfloor heating in Poland (‘000 m2), 2005-2011      38
  30. Estimated number of heat pumps installed in Poland, 2005-2011      39
  31. Type of heat pumps installed in Poland (%), 2012      40
  32. Popularity of various heating solutions and systems in Poland (%), 2012      41
  33. Sources of supply for heating systems in Poland (%), 2012      42
  34. Factors affecting the choice of heating devices in Poland, 2012      43
  35. Changes in prices of selected heating devices in Poland (%, y-o-y), 2007-2012      44
  36. Types of radiators most frequently installed in Poland (%), 2012      45
  37. Types of heating boilers most frequently installed in Poland (%), 2012      46
  38. Brand awareness for heating devices in Poland (%), 2012      47
  39. Ranking of brands of heating devices, by the price-to-quality ratio in Poland, 2012      48
  40. Ranking of brands of heating devices, by level of recommendation in Poland, 2012      49
  41. Ranking of brands of heating devices, by customer service quality offered through sales network in Poland, 2012      50
  42. Ranking of brands of heating devices in Poland, 2012      50
  43. Business areas for the ventilation companies in Poland (%), 2012      52
  44. Ventilation companies, by share of residential and non-residential construction in Poland (%), 2012       52
  45. Ventilation companies, by type of residential construction in Poland (%), 2012      53
  46. Ventilation companies, by type of non-residential construction in Poland (%), 2012      54
  47. Ventilation companies, by share of new and renovated buildings in Poland (%), 2012      54
  48. Heating companies, by share of construction in urban and rural areas in Poland (%), 2012      55
  49. Types of forced ventilation devices installed in Poland (%), 2012      55
  50. Buildings with more than nine floors as a proportion of multi-family buildings in Poland, the average for 2007-2010 (%), 2012      56
  51. Installation of recuperators in various types of buildings in Poland (%), 2012      57
  52. Installation of recuperators in various types of residential buildings in Poland (%), 2012      58
  53. Installation of recuperators in various types of non-residential buildings in Poland (%), 2012      59
  54. Improvements to natural ventilation in Poland, 2012      59
  55. Type of inlet vents installed in Poland (%), 2012      60
  56. Sources of supply for ventilation systems in Poland (%), 2012      61
  57. Factors affecting the choice of ventilation devices in Poland, 2012      62
  58. Frequency of using complete ventilation systems in Poland (%), 2012      62
  59. Changes in prices of ventilation devices in Poland (%, y-o-y), 2007-2012      63
  60. Types of ventilation systems installed in Poland (%), 2012      64
  61. Brand awareness for ventilation devices in Poland (%), 2012      65
  62. Ranking of brands of ventilation devices, by the price-to-quality ratio in Poland, 2012      66
  63. Ranking of brands of ventilation devices, by level of recommendation in Poland, 2012      67
  64. Ranking of brands of ventilation devices, by customer service quality offered through sales network in Poland, 2012      68
  65. Ranking of brands of ventilation devices in Poland, 2012      68
  66. Business areas for the air conditioning companies in Poland (%), 2012      70
  67. Air conditioning companies, by share of residential and non-residential construction in Poland (%), 2012      70
  68. Air conditioning companies, by type of residential construction in Poland (%), 2012      71
  69. Air conditioning companies, by type of non-residential construction in Poland (%), 2012      72
  70. Air conditioning companies, by share of new and renovated buildings in Poland (%), 2012      73
  71. Air conditioning companies, by share of construction in urban and rural areas in Poland (%), 2012      73
  72. Types of air conditioners installed in Poland (%), 2012      74
  73. Imports of window and through-wall air conditioners (self-contained and split) to Poland (PLN m), 2007-2011       75
  74. Types of air conditioning systems in new non-residential construction in Poland (%), 2012      76
  75. Type of air conditioners in Poland, by cooling capacity, (%), 2012      77
  76. Capacity of air conditioning systems in non-residential construction in Poland (%), 2012      78
  77. Frequency of additional features of air conditioners in Poland, 2012      78
  78. Sources of supply for air conditioning systems in Poland (%), 2012      79
  79. Factors affecting the choice of air conditioning devices in Poland, 2012      80
  80. Prices of split (traditional and inverter) air conditioners in Poland (PLN), 2007-2011      81
  81. Prices of multi-split air conditioners in Poland (PLN), 2007-2012      82
  82. Most popular split air conditioning systems installed in Poland (%), 2012      83
  83. Most popular chilled water air conditioning systems installed in Poland (%), 2012      84
  84. Brand awareness for air conditioning devices in Poland (%), 2012      85
  85. Ranking of brands of air conditioning devices, by the price-to-quality ratio in Poland, 2012      86
  86. Ranking of brands of air conditioning devices, by level of recommendation in Poland, 2012      87
  87. Ranking of brands of air conditioning devices, by customer service quality offered through sales network in Poland, 2012      88
  88. Ranking of brands of air conditioning devices in Poland, 2012      88
  89. Value of HVAC systems as a proportion of total value of multi-dwelling buildings in Poland (%), 2012      91
  90. Homes for which building permits were issued, housing starts and housing completions in Poland (‘000), 2005-2011      92
  91. Cost structure in investment projects in non-residential construction in Poland, 2012      94
  92. Non-residential construction and assembly output in Poland, by type of building (PLN bn), 2005-2011      95
  93. Building permits and projects completed in non-residential construction in Poland, by number (‘000) and floor area of buildings (million m2), 2005-2011      96
  94. Building permits in non-residential construction in Poland, by number (‘000) and floor area of buildings (million m2), 2011       97
  95. Assessment of the current financial standing of the surveyed companies (%), 2012      98
  96. Projected financial standing of the surveyed companies for the next 12 months (%), 2012      98
  97. Assessment of the value of orders completed by the surveyed companies in 2011 (%), 2012       99
  98. Projected value of orders to be placed with the surveyed companies in the next 12 months (%), 2012      99
  99. Changes in employment in the surveyed companies in 2011 (%), 2012      100
  100. Projected changes in employment figures in the surveyed companies in the next 12 months (%), 2012      100
  101. Value (PLN bn) and growth (%) of the heating market in Poland, 2006-2014      101
  102. Requirements defining annual ranges for thermal energy consumption since 1966 (kWh/m2)      102
  103. Value (PLN bn) and growth (%) of the ventilation market in Poland, 2007-2014      103
  104. Value (PLN bn) and growth (%) of the air conditioning market in Poland, 2007-2014      104
  105. Value of the HVAC market in Poland (PLN bn), by individual segments, 2007-2014      105
  106. Value (PLN bn) and growth (%) of the HVAC market in Poland, 2007-2014      105
  107. Preliminary allocation of EU funds earmarked for Poland for 2014-2020      106

List of tables

  1. Projections for the main economic indicators in Poland for 2011-2014      90