UK growth best in Europe
UK HVAC installers boasted the largest growth in turnover and had one of the best filled order books in Europe last year.
The UK installer returned the best results among 1,200 HVAC installation companies in six European countries surveyed by the European Mechanical Installation Monitor.
Belgium, the Netherlands, Poland and Germany also saw an improvement in Q4 2014 compared to 2013, with France being the only country with a negative development.
In the UK, more installers reported an increase than a decrease in their turnover in every quarter of 2014 compared to 2013. Expectations for Q1 2015 are also reported to be positive with more than half of the installers (53%) expecting an increase in their total turnover, against only 11% who expect a decrease. Installers in the UK have one of the best filled order books of the six countries with, on average, enough work for 4.7 months …