Publicly Traded HVAC, Refrigeration and Plumbing Stocks

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List of Publicly Traded Heat, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Plumbing Companies Listed on Major U.S. Exchanges

To understand how the publicly traded companies in the world of plumbing, refrigeration, air, heat and ventilation work, it is easiest to divide these companies into four categories:

  • First you have your manufacturers of the equipment. Some of these companies manufacture equipment in specific areas. For example, there are manufacturers of heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment (the acronym HVAC is used to describe this). Examples of this type of company would be AAON, Inc. (AAON) LSB Industries (LXU). You also have diversified companies like Ingersoll (IR) that make equipment for this and many other industries.
  • Second, there are companies that provide services such as plumbing services or maintenance and installation services for heating and cooling equipment. Examples of these companies would be Chemed (Roto-Rooter) or Comfort Systems.
  • Third, you have part and component manufacturers who supply parts primarily to the original equipment manufacturers. An example of this type of company would be Mueller Industries (MLI)
  • Finally, you have your distributors of HVAC and refrigeration equipment with Watsco as the only public company in this category.


Additional publicly traded building supply, materials and product companies and categories can be accessed through the link below:

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Air, Heat, Refrigeration and Plumbing: Large-Cap Stocks

Ingersoll-Rand Plc. (IR) (Diversified Industrial Manufacturer: brands include Club Car, Ingersoll Rand, Thermo King and Trane)

Air, Heat, Refrigeration and Plumbing: Mid-Cap Stocks

Chemed Corp. (CHE) (Diversified: owns Roto-Rooter)

Lennox International, Inc. (LII) (Heating and Cooling)

Smith (A.O.) Corporation (AOS) (Water Heating Equipment)

Watsco, Inc. (WSO) (Distributor of air conditioning, heating and refrigeration equipment)

Air, Heat, Refrigeration and Plumbing: Small-Cap Stocks

AAON, Inc. (AAON) (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Equipment)

Comfort Systems USA, Inc. (FIX) (Installation and Services for Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems)

Mueller Industries, Inc. (MLI) (Part and component manufacturer)

Air, Heat, Refrigeration and Plumbing: Micro-Cap Stocks

Continental Materials Corporation (CUO) (HVAC Products)

LSB Industries Inc. (LXU) (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Equipment; Chemicals)

Tecogen Inc. (TGEN) (Combined heat and power (CHP) products and air conditioning systems)

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