5.7 : Appliances




5.7.7 Room Air Conditioner Capacities and Energy Efficiencies (Shipment-Weighted Averages)
Average Capacity (Btu/hr) EER Best-Available (EER)
1972 10227 5.98 N.A.
1980 10,607 7.02 N.A.
1985 10,287 7.70 N.A.
1990 10,034 8.73 N.A.
1995 10,099 9.03 12.0
2000 9,739 9.30 11.7
2001 9,874 9.63 11.7
2002 9,800 9.75 11.7
2003 9,203 9.75 11.7
2004 9,735 9.71 11.7
2005 7,916 9.95 12.0
2006 9,197 10.02 12.0
2007 8,518 9.81 12.0
2008 8,760 9.93 12.0
2009 9,287 10.05 12.0
2010 8,737 10.18 12.0









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Sources:

AHAM, Energy Efficiency and Consumption Trends 2010

AHAM, Efficiency and Consumption Trends 2009

AHAM, 1997 Major Appliance Industry Fact Book, Oct. 1997, Table 27, p. 32 for 1972

AHAM, AHAM 2003 Fact Book, 2003, Table 25, p. 45 for 1980-1985 average capacity and EER

AHAM, AHAM 2005 Fact Book, 2006, Table 19, p. 42 for 1990-2004 average capacity and EER

AHAM, 1994-1999 Directory of Certified Room Air Conditioners, Mar. 2000 for 1994-2000 best available