Many positives for 2015 hydronics market

Many positives for 2015 hydronics market

Housing starts have more than doubled since the bottom in 2009, now up to around 1.2 million units. The inventory of unsold homes has sunk down to its "normal" range of anywhere between four and six months. Builder optimism, as measured by the Housing Market Index, is back up above 50.

All of the economic indicators point to a positive hydronic heating market in 2015, although there are a couple of interesting anomalies. Dale Stroud, senior director of marketing and offerings at Uponor Inc., recently review the leading economic indicators with CONTRACTOR staff and all of them were up, except one.

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