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Global Absorption Chillers Industry

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Global Absorption Chillers Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Absorption Chillers in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2017. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 37 companies including many key and niche players such as Broad Air Conditioning Co Ltd., Carrier Corporation, ClimateWell AB, Dunham-Bush Holding Bhd, EAW GmbH, Entropie SAS, Finetec Century Corporation, Hitachi Appliances Inc., Shuangliang Eco-Energy Systems Co., Ltd., McQuay International, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd., Robur Corporation, Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd/Panasonic, Thermax Ltd., Trane Inc., Yazaki Energy Systems Inc., and York International Corp. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 4

Global Market Snapshots 4

Market Outlook 4

Table 1: World Absorption Chiller Market (2009-2017):

Geographic Regions Ranked by Growth (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 5

Time is Ripe for Absorption Chillers 5

An Overview of Global Absorption Chiller Market 6

Environmental Concerns to Drive Market Growth 6

Emerging Markets Offer Growth Opportunity for Absorption Chillers 7

Table 2: Absorption Chillers as Percentage of Total Chillers

Market (2008): Breakdown by Region - Asia & Oceania, North &

South America, Europe, and Rest of World (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 8

3. MARKET TRENDS AND ISSUES 9

Recession Dents Growth in the Chiller Market 9

Absorption Chillers: A Way to Implement the Montreal Protocol 9

Small Capacity Absorption Chillers Gain Pace 9

Absorption Chillers, A Boon for Cascading Systems 10

4. SWOT ANALYSIS FOR ABSORPTION CHILLERS 11

Strengths of Absorption Chillers 11

Low consumption of Electricity 11

Effective Utilization of Waste Heat 11

Environment Friendly 11

No Risk of Explosion 11

Minimizes Installation Area 11

Low Running Costs 11

Low Driving Temperatures 12

Advantage of Gas Fired Chillers 12

Crystallization Risk Absent in Water/Ammonia Chillers 12

High Market Presence 12

Absence of Rotating Parts 12

Weaknesses of Absorption Chillers 12

High Cost 12

Less Efficient in Comparison with Mechanical Chillers 12

Low Thermal Efficiency of Single Effect Systems 13

Requirement of Higher Pump Energy 13

Necessitates Larger Cooling Tower 13

Risks Due to Air Leaks 13

Crystallization 13

High Costs of Manufacturing 13

Other weaknesses and barriers 13

Opportunities for the Absorption Chiller Market 14

Small Commercial and Residential Applications: A New

Opportunity for Absorption Chillers 14

R&D Initiatives Offer Means to Upgrade Absorption Chillers 14

Government Initiatives & Regulatory Measures Assure Market

Expansion 14

Demonstration Projects: A Launch Pad for Absorption Chillers 15

Training and Marketing Initiatives to Foster Awareness Levels 15

Need based Products Likely to Prove Advantageous 15

District Cooling and Trigeneration Systems Offer the Needed Push 15

Boom in Construction Industry Translates to Strong

Development in the Absorption Chiller Market 15

Rising Concern Towards Environment Foretells Positive Growth

in the Market 16

Solar Cooling: A Promising Avenue for Absorption Chillers 16

Other Initiatives 16

Existing Chillers Segments: A Threat to the Absorption Chiller

Market 17

5. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 18

Definition of Absorption Chiller 18

Thermally Driven Cooling Systems 18

Figure: Classification of Thermal/Heat Driven Cooling

Technologies 18

Closed and Open Cycles 19

Types of Absorption Chillers 19

Direct fired and Indirect fired Absorption Chillers 19

Sources of Heat 19

Single Effect Chillers 20

Figure: Single Effect Absorption cycle 20

Double Effect Chillers 20

Figure: Double Effect Absorption Cycle 21

LiBr/Water and Water/Ammonia Absorption Chillers 21

Comparison between LiBr/Water and Water/ Ammonia Absorption

Chillers 22

Parameters for Water/LiBr and Ammonia/Water Absorption

Chillers 22

Air-cooled and Water Cooled Chillers 22

Efficiency of Absorption Chillers 22

Working of an Absorption Chiller 22

Cases When Absorption Chillers are Advantageous 23

Table 3: Cost and Performance of Single-Effect,

Indirect-Fired Absorption Chillers 24

Historic Review of the Absorption Technology 24

6. COMPETITIVE THERMAL DRIVEN SYSTEMS 25

Adsorption Chillers 25

Desiccant Cooling Systems 25

Comparison of Absorption Cooling Technology with Other

Thermally Driven Technologies 25

Trigeneration 27

Brief Overview of Solar Driven Absorption Cooling 27

Table 4: Solar Energy Driven Chiller Systems (2009):

Percentage Breakdown by Leading Types - Absorption Chillers,

Adsorption Chillers and DEC Systems (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 28

7. END-USE APPLICATIONS AREAS 29

Commercial Applications 29

Refrigeration Applications 29

Industrial Applications 29

Landfill Gas 29

Coal Bed Methane 29

Incinerator 30

Brewery 30

Petroleum and Chemical Industry 30

Palm Oil Production 30

Printing 30

District Energy 31

Pulp Mill 31

Biogas 31

Combined Heating and Power (CHP) 31

Geothermal 31

Freezing and Food Canning 32

8. COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS 33

Table 5: Solar Driven Absorption Chiller Market (2008):

Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Leading Players-

Yazaki, EAW, Broad, Thermax and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 33

Product Offerings of Select Water/LiBr Absorption Chiller

Manufacturers 33

Product Offerings of Select Ammonia/Water Absorption Chillers

Manufacturers 34

Sorption Technology 34

Table 6: Solar Driven Sorption Chiller Market (2010):

Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Leading

Players- ClimateWell, Yazaki, Sortech, EAW and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 34

9. TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW 35

Triple Effect Absorption Chillers: An Upcoming Technology 35

Peek Into Recent Technology Advancements in Solar Energy Systems 35

Electricity From Roadways 35

JAXA To Unveil Space Solar Array 35

PV Concentrator to Generate Safe, Solar Power 35

INL Develops Nantennas for Waste Heat Conversion into Energy 36

Researchers in New Zealand Develop Natural Solar Cell 36

Solar Tower Powers Over Sixty Thousand Homes in Spain 36

10. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS 37

Trane Unveils Low-Tonnage Centrifugal Chiller in the US Market 37

McQuay Showcases Daikin McQuay Magnitude™, Centrifugal Chiller 37

Jiangsu Shuangliang Launches Triple Effect Absorption Chiller 37

Sakura Designs Low Capacity Solar Absorption Chillers 37

Thermax Introduces New Range of Absorption Chillers 37

Kawasaki Launches Sigma Ace Genelink 1.43 Series of Absorption

Chillers 38

11. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 39

ClimateWell and GSS Intellihomes Ink Distribution Agreement 39

AE Smith Installs Novel Absorption Chiller at University of

Melbourne 39

Shuangliang and Johnsons Controls Enter Into Distribution

Agreement 39

Yazaki to Supply Absorption Chillers to Masdar 39

Panasonic Acquires Panasonic Electric Works And Sanyo 40

Rooty Hill Establishes Trigeneration Plant 40

LS Mtron Bags Major Absorption Chiller Project 40

Gas Companies and Chiller Manufacturers Join Forces to Develop

Absorption Chiller Heater 40

Sopogy Provides Solar Collector System for Driving Absorption

Chiller 41

Thermax and Lambion Energy Solutions Ink Technology License

Agreement 41

Icl Unveils New Website 41

Climatewell Sets Up New Solar Absorption Chiller Production

Facility 42

Trane Inks Agreement to Distribute Thermax Absorption Chillers 42

Netcare Hospital Features Solar Driven Air-Conditioning System 42

Thermax Establishes First Overseas Absorption Chillers

Manufacturing Facility 43

Ingersoll Rand Takes Over Trane 43

12. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 44

Broad Air Conditioning Co Ltd (China) 44

Carrier Corporation (US) 44

ClimateWell AB (Sweden) 44

Dunham-Bush Holding Bhd (Malaysia) 44

EAW GmbH (Germany) 45

Entropie SAS (France) 45

Finetec Century Corporation (Korea) 45

Hitachi Appliances Inc. (Japan) 45

Shuangliang Eco-Energy Systems Co., Ltd. (China) 46

McQuay International (US) 46

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (Japan) 46

Robur Corporation (US) 46

Sanyo Electric Co. Ltd/Panasonic (Japan) 47

Thermax Ltd (India) 47

Trane Inc. (US) 47

Yazaki Energy Systems Inc (US) 47

York International Corp (US) 48

13. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 49

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Absorption Chillers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest

of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in

US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 49

Table 8: World Historic Review for Absorption Chillers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(Excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 50

Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Absorption Chillers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan),

Latin America and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2010

and 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 51

14. THE UNITED STATES 52

A.Market Analysis 52

Outlook 52

Chiller Segments 52

Table 10: US Absorption Chiller Market (2010)- Percentage

Breakdown of Unit Sales by Chiller Segments- Positive

Displacement, Centrifugal Chillers and Absorption Chillers

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 52

Product Introductions 52

Recent Industry Activity 53

Key Players 54

B.Market Analytics 56

Table 11: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 56

Table 12: US Historic Review for Absorption Chillers

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 56

15. CANADA 57

A.Market Analysis 57

Outlook 57

B.Market Analytics 57

Table 13: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 57

Table 14: Canadian Historic Review for Absorption Chillers

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 58

16. JAPAN 59

A.Market Analysis 59

Outlook 59

Overview of the Chillers Market in Japan 59

Table 15: Japanese Absorption Chiller Market (2010)-

Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Chiller Segments-

Positive Displacement, Centrifugal Chillers and Absorption

Chillers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 59

Product Introductions 60

Recent Industry Activity 60

Key Players 61

B.Market Analytics 62

Table 16: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 62

Table 17: Japanese Historic Review for Absorption Chillers

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 63

17. EUROPE 64

A.Market Analysis 64

Outlook 64

Overview of the Chillers Market in Europe 64

B.Market Analytics 65

Table 18: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Absorption Chillers by Geographic Region - France,

Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales US$ Thousand for

Years 2009 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 65

Table 19: European Historic Review for Absorption Chillers

by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain,

Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2003 through

2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 66

Table 20: European 15-Year Perspective for Absorption

Chillers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, Russia

and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2010 and 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 67

17a. FRANCE 68

A.Market Analysis 68

Outlook 68

Select Regional Player 68

B.Market Analytics 68

Table 21: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 68

Table 22: French Historic Review for Absorption Chillers

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 69

17b. GERMANY 70

A.Market Analysis 70

Outlook 70

Key Player 70

B.Market Analytics 70

Table 23: Germany Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 70

Table 24: Germany Historic Review for Absorption Chillers

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 71

17c. ITALY 72

A.Market Analysis 72

Outlook 72

Overview of the Chillers Market in Italy 72

Key Player 72

B.Market Analytics 73

Table 25: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 73

Table 26: Italian Historic Review for Absorption Chillers

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 73

17d. THE UNITED KINGDOM 74

A.Market Analysis 74

Outlook 74

B.Market Analytics 74

Table 27: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 74

Table 28: UK Historic Review for Absorption Chillers

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 75

17e. SPAIN 76

A.Market Analysis 76

Outlook 76

Overview of the Chillers Market in Spain 76

Recent Industry Activity 76

B.Market Analytics 77

Table 29: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 77

Table 30: Spanish Historic Review for Absorption Chillers

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 77

17f. RUSSIA 78

A.Market Analysis 78

Outlook 78

Overview of the Russian Chiller Market 78

B.Market Analytics 78

Table 31: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 78

Table 32: Russian Historic Review for Absorption Chillers

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for

Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 79

17g. REST OF EUROPE 80

A.Market Analysis 80

Outlook 80

Key Players 80

B.Market Analytics 81

Table 33: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 81

Table 34: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Absorption

Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Thousand for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 81

18. ASIA PACIFIC 82

A.Market Analysis 82

Outlook 82

Brief Overview of Select Markets 82

China 82

India 82

Korea 82

Table 35: Korean Absorption Chiller Market (2008)-

Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Chiller Segments-

Positive Displacement, Centrifugal Chillers and Absorption

Chillers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 83

Australia 83

Taiwan 83

Thailand 84

Pakistan 84

Product Introductions/Innovations 84

Recent Industry Activity 85

Key Players 86

B.Market Analytics 89

Table 36: Asia Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 89

Table 37: Asia Pacific Historic Review for Absorption

Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Thousand for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 89

19. LATIN AMERICA 90

A.Market Analysis 90

Outlook 90

Overview of the Chillers Market In Latin America 90

Table 38: Latin American Absorption Chiller Market (2009)-

Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Chiller Segments-

Positive Displacement, Centrifugal Chillers and Absorption

Chillers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 90

Recent Industry Activity 91

B.Market Analytics 91

Table 39: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 40: Latin America Historic Review for Absorption

Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Thousand for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 92

20. REST OF WORLD 93

A.Market Analysis 93

Outlook 93

The Middle East Chillers Market 93

Iran 93

Turkey 93

Saudi Arabia 94

Table 41: Saudi Arabia Absorption Chiller Market (2009)-

Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Chiller Segments-

Positive Displacement, Centrifugal Chillers and Absorption

Chillers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

Recent Industry Activity 94

B.Market Analytics 95

Table 42: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Absorption Chillers Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales in US$ Thousand for Years 2009 through 2017

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 95

Table 43: Rest of World Historic Review for Absorption

Chillers Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$

Thousand for Years 2003 through 2008 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 96

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 37 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 42)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 12

Japan 7

Europe 6

France 1

Germany 2

The United Kingdom 1

Italy 1

Rest of Europe 1

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 17

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