HVAC equipment sales are strong and manufacturers are responding by expanding their product offerings, adding installer training, and approaching new market segments. That’s according to ACHR News, which asked manufacturers what they think will drive demand in 2018. Among the biggest influencers in the residential market is the expansion in single-family rentals, increasing interest in heat pumps and geothermal (which can be used with a high-efficiency propane furnace to heat homes during cold periods), as well as the need for system upgrades and replacements in the record number of homes built during the housing boom of the early 2000s. Are your clients considering a system upgrade? Check out our Comparative Analysis of Residential Heating Systems to learn more about how a high-efficiency propane furnace can help keep your customers comfortable and their heating costs down year-round.