Global Absorption Chillers Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Absorption Chillers in US$ Thousand.

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 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 44 companies including many key and niche players such as Broad Air Conditioning Co Ltd., Carrier Corporation, Century Corporation, EAW Energieanlagenbau GmbH, Hitachi Appliances Inc., Johnson Controls, LG Air Conditioning (Shandong) Co., Ltd., Shuangliang Eco-Energy Systems Co., Ltd., Robur Group, Thermax Inc., Trane Inc., and Yazaki Energy Systems Inc.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Time is Ripe for Absorption Chillers II-1
An Overview of Global Absorption Chiller Market II-1
Focus on Energy Efficiency Drives Demand for Absorption Chillers II-2
Soaring Electricity Demand but Tight Supply Becomes Order of
the Day II-2
Positive Implications for Absorption Chillers Market II-3
Environmental Concerns Drive Business Case for Absorption
Chillers II-4
Indirect Fired Absorption Chillers - The Best Bet for
Environmental Cause II-5
Implementation of the Kyoto Protocol to Tackle Climate Change
Augurs Well for Solar & Waste Heat Powered Absorption
Chillers II-5
Table 1: Global Solar Air Conditioners Market (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Solar Cooling Type -
Absorption, DEC Solid, Adsorption and DEC Liquid (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Recession Dents Growth in the Chiller Market II-6
The Current State of Europe's Debt Crisis: At Bursting Point? II-6
Table 2: Breakdown of Gross Government Debt as Percentage of
GDP for the Year 2012 by Country (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-8
Impact of Europe's Debt Crisis: A Review II-9
Outlook II-10
Asia-Pacific Continues to Lend Traction to the Market II-10
Table 3: Absorption Chillers as Percentage of Total Chillers
Market (2011): Breakdown by Region - Asia & Oceania, North &
South America, Europe, and Rest of World (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10
Absorption Chillers Face Stiff Competition from Other Popular
Chiller Categories II-10
Robust Increase in Sales of Centrifugal Chillers - A Cause
for Concern II-11
Lack of Awareness - Major Concern II-11
Technology Developments to Bring New Opportunities II-11
Triple-Effect Absorption Chillers: An Upcoming Technology II-12
Rising Demand for Compact Absorption Chillers from Residential
Sectors II-12
Government Initiatives & Regulatory Measures Assure Market
Expansion II-13
Industry Promotional & Marketing Efforts to Help Drive
Increased Adoption II-13
Demonstration Projects: A Launch Pad for Absorption Chillers II-13
Training and Marketing Initiatives to Foster Awareness Levels II-13
Other initiatives II-13
Need based Products Likely to Prove Advantageous II-14
District Cooling and Trigeneration Systems Offer the Needed Push II-14
Trigeneration II-14
Boom in Construction Industry Translates to Strong Absorption
Market Development II-14
Existing Chillers Segments: A Threat to the Absorption Chiller
Market II-14
Competitive Analysis II-15
Table 4: Leading Players in the Solar Driven Absorption
Chiller Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown for Yazaki,
EAW, Broad, Thermax and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-15

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-16
Thermally Driven Cooling Systems II-16
Classification of Thermal/Heat Driven Cooling Technologies II-16
Closed and Open Cycles II-16
Definition of Absorption Chiller II-17
Disadvantages of Using Absorption Chillers II-17
Industrial Applications of Absorption Chillers II-17
Table 5: Cost and Performance of Single-Effect,
Indirect-Fired Absorption Chillers II-18
Historic Review of the Absorption Technology II-18
Strengths of Absorption Chillers II-18
Low consumption of Electricity II-18
Effective Utilization of Waste Heat II-19
Environment Friendly II-19
No Risk of Explosion II-19
Minimizes Installation Area II-19
Low Running Costs II-19
Low Driving Temperatures II-19
Crystallization Risk Absent in Water/Ammonia Chillers II-19
Low Vibration and Noise II-19
Absence of Rotating Parts II-20
Disadvantages II-20
High Cost II-20
Less Efficient in Comparison with Mechanical Chillers II-20
Low Thermal Efficiency of Single Effect Systems II-20
Requirement of Higher Pump Energy II-20
Necessitates Larger Cooling Tower II-20
Risks Due to Air Leaks II-20
Crystallization II-21
High Costs of Manufacturing II-21
Types of Absorption Chillers II-21
Direct Fired and Indirect Fired Absorption Chillers II-21
Sources of Heat II-21
Brief Overview of Solar Driven Absorption Cooling II-22
Single-Effect Chillers II-22
Single Effect Absorption cycle II-23
Double-Effect Chillers II-23
Double Effect Absorption Cycle II-24
LiBr/Water and Water/Ammonia Absorption Chillers II-24
Comparison between LiBr/Water and Water/ Ammonia Absorption
Chillers II-25
Parameters for Water/LiBr and Ammonia/Water Absorption Chillers II-25
Air-cooled and Water Cooled Chillers II-25
Efficiency of Absorption Chillers II-25
Working of an Absorption Chiller II-26
Absorption Chillers by Cooling Capacity II-26
Table 6: Types of Absorption Chillers by Cooling Capacity
(kW) II-27

Table 7: Price Range of Absorption Chillers (in Dollars) by
CHP Size II-27

3. THERMAL DRIVEN SYSTEMS: A DIRECT COMPETITOR II-28
Adsorption Chillers II-28
Desiccant Cooling Systems II-28
Comparison of Absorption Cooling Technology with Other
Thermally Driven Technologies II-28

4. END-USE APPLICATIONS AREAS II-30
Commercial Applications II-30
Refrigeration Applications II-30
Industrial Applications II-30
Landfill Gas II-30
Coal Bed Methane II-30
Incinerator II-31
Brewery II-31
Petroleum and Chemical Industry II-31
Palm Oil Production II-31
Printing II-31
District Energy II-31
Pulp Mill II-32
Biogas II-32
Combined Heating and Power (CHP) II-32
Geothermal II-32
Freezing and Food Canning II-32
Miscellaneous II-32

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS II-33
Advanced Ergonomic Technologies Introduces SAB-DF Chillers II-33
Advanced Ergonomic Technologies Introduces SAB-HW Series
Absorption Chillers II-33
AE Smith Designs and Constructs Double Effect Direct Gas Fired
Absorption Chillers II-34
New Energy Transfer Launches Shuangliang Eco Energy Systems
Absorption Chillers II-34
Jiangsu Shuangliang Launches Triple Effect Absorption Chiller II-34
Sakura Designs Low Capacity Solar Absorption Chillers II-34

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-35
Tecogen Inks Agreement with Brevoort East for Co-generation
Project II-35
Yantai Moon Group Acquires Controlling Stake in Dunham-Bush Group II-35
Thermax Inks Agreement with Trane II-35
FireChill Secures Supply Contract from Water from the Air II-35
LG Electronics Takes Over LS Mtron's Air Conditioning Business II-36
Thermatec™ Inks Agreement with Avangreen Services II-36
Thermatec™ Inks Agreement with Sichuan Hope Deepblue Air-
conditioner Manufacturer II-36
Johnsons Controls Inks Agreement with Shuangliang Eco-energy
Systems II-36
Fischer AquaDesalt Undergoes Name Change to fischer eco solutions II-36
Climatewell and GSS Intellihomes Ink Distribution Agreement II-37
AE Smith Installs Novel Absorption Chiller at University of
Melbourne II-37
Shuangliang and Johnsons Controls Enter Into Distribution
Agreement II-37
Yazaki to Supply Absorption Chillers to Masdar II-37
Panasonic Acquires Panasonic Electric Works and Sanyo II-38
Rooty Hill Establishes Trigeneration Plant II-38
LS Mtron Bags Major Absorption Chiller Project II-38
Gas Companies and Chiller Manufacturers Join Forces to Develop
Absorption Chiller Heater II-38
Sopogy Provides Solar Collector System for Driving Absorption
Chiller II-39
Thermax and Lambion Energy Solutions Ink Technology License
Agreement II-39

7. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-40
Broad Air Conditioning Co Ltd (China) II-40
Carrier Corporation (US) II-40
Century Corporation (Korea) II-41
EAW Energieanlagenbau GmbH (Germany) II-41
Hitachi Appliances Inc. (Japan) II-42
Johnson Controls (US) II-42
LG Air Conditioning (Shandong) Co., Ltd. (China) II-43
Shuangliang Eco-Energy Systems Co., Ltd. (China) II-43
Robur Group (Italy) II-43
Thermax Inc (US) II-44
Trane Inc. (US) II-44
Yazaki Energy Systems Inc (US) II-45

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-46
Table 8: 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
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-46

Table 9: 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 Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 10: 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 2004, 2012
and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-48

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Lithium Bromide Based Absorption Chillers Find Increased Demand III-1
Table 11: US Chillers Market (2012) - Percentage Breakdown
of Unit Sales by Chiller Segments- Positive Displacement,
Centrifugal Chillers and Absorption Chillers (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1
Product Launches III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-2
Key Players III-3
B.Market Analytics III-7
Table 12: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-7

Table 13: US Historic Review for Absorption Chillers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

2. CANADA III-9
A.Market Analysis III-9
Outlook III-9
B.Market Analytics III-9
Table 14: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

Table 15: Canadian Historic Review for Absorption Chillers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-10

3. JAPAN III-11
A.Market Analysis III-11
Outlook III-11
Overview of the Chillers Market III-11
Table 16: Japanese Chiller Market (2012) - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Sales by Chiller Segments - Positive
Displacement, Centrifugal Chillers and Absorption Chillers
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Japanese Absorption Chillers Market in the Aftermath of 2011
Earthquake III-11
Product Launch III-12
Strategic Corporate Developments III-12
Key Players III-13
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures
in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 18: Japanese Historic Review for Absorption Chillers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

4. EUROPE III-17
A.Market Analysis III-17
Outlook III-17
Overview of the Chillers Market in Europe III-17
Growing Focus on Environmental Protection Drives Demand for
Solar Powered Absorption Chillers III-17
Some Significant Market Statistics III-18
Table 19: Installed Base of Solar Cooling Systems in the
World and European Markets: Breakdown of Number of Units
for the Years 2004, 2007, 2009 & 2011 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 20: EU Solar Cooling Market (2012); Percentage
Breakdown of Installations in Units by Country/Region
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 21: Proportion of Sales of Absorption Chillers (in
Total kW) in the EU for the Year 2012 by Rating (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

Table 22: European Chiller Market (2011): Regional
Breakdown of Prices (in Euros) by Capacity (in kW)
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19
B.Market Analytics III-20
Table 23: 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 Figures in US$
Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 24: 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 Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 25: 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 2004, 2012 & 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

4a. FRANCE III-23
A.Market Analysis III-23
Outlook III-23
Competition III-23
Table 26: Leading Players in the French Solar Cooling
Market (2012): Percentage Breakdown by Number of
Installations for Yazaki and Others (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23
B.Market Analytics III-24
Table 27: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 28: French Historic Review for Absorption Chillers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

4b. GERMANY III-26
A.Market Analysis III-26
Outlook III-26
Table 29: German Solar Driven Chillers Market (2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Market Share by Type (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26
Key Players III-26
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 30: Germany Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 31: Germany Historic Review for Absorption Chillers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

4c. ITALY III-29
A.Market Analysis III-29
Outlook III-29
Select Key Players III-29
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 32: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 33: Italian Historic Review for Absorption Chillers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
Outlook III-32
Product Launches III-32
Strategic Corporate Development III-33
B.Market Analytics III-34
Table 34: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 35: UK Historic Review for Absorption Chillers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

4e. SPAIN III-36
A.Market Analysis III-36
Outlook III-36
B.Market Analytics III-36
Table 36: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Table 37: Spanish Historic Review for Absorption Chillers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

4f. RUSSIA III-38
Market Analysis III-38
Table 38: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018 2018 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 39: Russian Historic Review for Absorption Chillers
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand for Years
2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Outlook III-40
Product Launch III-40
B.Market Analytics III-40
Table 40: Rest of European Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 41: Rest of European Historic Review for Absorption
Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-41

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-42
A.Market Analysis III-42
Outlook III-42
Brief Overview of Select Markets III-42
China III-42
Table 42: Chillers Market in China (2011 & 2012):
Percentage Breakdown of Market Share in Value Terms by
Type - Screw Chillers, Centrifugal Chillers, Absorption
Chillers and Scroll/Reciprocating Chillers (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43
India III-43
Overview of the Chillers Market III-43
Industrial Sector Drives Demand for Absorption Chillers III-43
Competition III-44
Table 43: Leading Players in the Indian Absorption
Chillers Market (2011): Percentage Breakdown of Market
Share for Thermax and Voltas (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44
Korea III-44
Table 44: Korean Chiller Market (2012) - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Sales by Chiller Segments - Positive
Displacement, Centrifugal Chillers and Absorption Chillers
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45
Australia III-45
What Led to the Popularity of Absorption Chillers in
Australia? III-45
Taiwan III-45
Thailand III-46
Pakistan III-46
Product Launches III-46
Strategic Corporate Developments III-47
Select Key Players III-49
B.Market Analytics III-51
Table 45: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 46: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Absorption
Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-52

6. LATIN AMERICA III-53
A.Market Analysis III-53
Outlook III-53
Latin American Chillers Market-Snapshots III-53
Table 47: Latin American Chiller Market (2012) - Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Sales by Chiller Segments - Positive
Displacement, Centrifugal Chillers and Absorption Chillers
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53
B.Market Analytics III-54
Table 48: Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 49: Latin American Historic Review for Absorption
Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-55

7. REST OF WORLD III-56
A.Market Analysis III-56
Outlook III-56
Middle East: A Land of Opportunities III-56
Iran III-57
B.Market Analytics III-57
Table 50: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Absorption Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Thousand for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 51: Rest of World Historic Review for Absorption
Chillers Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Thousand
for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-58

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 44 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 48)

The United States (12)
Japan (7)
Europe (8)
- Germany (2)
- The United Kingdom (3)
- Italy (1)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (21)

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