Heating up: Government efforts to promote of energy-efficient systems has supported demand

Industry operators have recorded robust growth in recent years, and are invaluable to the building construction value chain. Operators are primarily contracted by homeowners, businesses and stakeholders in a new build project (e.g. property developers) to install and service associated systems and coupling products. As per the Building Regulations, all habitable property must have safe and working systems in order to be deemed market appropriate. Accordingly, trends in industry activity run in tandem with building construction output. Since bottoming out in 2012, construction markets have recovered as economic buoyancy has induced a propensity to invest in property development, benefiting contractors throughout the supply chain...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
€1.9bn
Annual Growth 14-19
7.5%
Forecast Growth 19-24
Profit
Employment
11,466
Businesses
5,226
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry has bounced back over the past five years to record robust growth
  • Easing mortgage restrictions and rising house prices have provided a considerable boost to demand
  • Landmark government projects for housebuilding are expected to support a strong pipeline of orders
  • Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

    The Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Installation industry is in the mature stage of its life cycle. Over the decade through 2024, industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to Irish GDP, is expected to increase at a compound annual rate of 7.3%. Meanwhile, the economy is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 6.6% over the same period. This indicates that the industry is expected to account for an increasing share of the overall Irish economy. However, IVA growth has been exaggerated by the recovery in Irish construction markets since their nadir in 2012. ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Industry are

  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Having a good reputation
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Gross disposable income of households and Household expenditure on repair, maintenance and improvements in the Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation in Ireland Industry?

    Contractors in the Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Installation industry install and service associated fixtures, fittings, equipment and systems. Industry activities include the installation of central heating boilers and the alteration of drainage pipes in households. Call-out repair works and the procurement of appliances or coupling products fall under the scope of services offered. Electrical installations may also be offered by electricians (IBISWorld report F43.210).

    Industry Products
  • Heating
  • Plumbing
  • Conditioning
  • Industry Activities
  • Installing, maintaining, altering and repairing plumbing systems and sanitary equipment
  • Installing, maintaining, altering and repairing gas, oil and electrical heating systems
  • Installing, maintaining, altering and repairing ventilation and conditioning systems
  • Installing, maintaining, altering and repairing associated fixtures, fittings and equipment
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Gross disposable income of households
  • Household expenditure on repair, maintenance and improvements
  • House price index
  • Housing starts
  • residential building construction index
  • ESB Connections
  • Business sentiment index

  • Current Performance
    Market contextMarket recoveryMarket incentivesMarket challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Renewable energyConstruction activityState support
  • Table: Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Building Project Development in Ireland
  • Estate Agents in Ireland
  • Consumers in Ireland

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electricians in Ireland
  • Hardware, Plumbing & Heating Equipment Wholesaling in Ireland
  • Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation in Ireland

  • Products & Services
  • Heating
  • Plumbing
  • Conditioning
  • Chart: Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • New construction
  • Homeowners
  • Organisations
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Subcontractors
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Installation Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2010-2024)
  • Industry Gross Product (2010-2024)
  • Establishments (2010-2024)
  • Businesses (2010-2024)
  • Employment (2010-2024)
  • Wages (2010-2024)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Cogeneration
  • The use of a heat engine or power station to generate electricity and useful heat simultaneously, known also as combined heat and power.
  • District Heating
  • A thermal energy network that distributes hot water or steam through insulated supply and return pipelines to serve energy needs for space heating, hot water and so forth.
  • Irrigation
  • The artificial application of controlled amounts of water at intervals as required.
  • Solar Gain
  • An increase in thermal energy of a space, object or structure as it absorbs incident solar radiation.
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