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Procurement Market Intelligence Report

HVAC System Construction & Maintenance
Sourcing Guide & Market Trends

Comprehensive intelligence for making smart purchasing decisions

Learn about actual and potential costs

How much should I pay for HVAC System Construction & Maintenance?

What is the average price of HVAC System Construction & Maintenance?

This procurement report includes pricing information to help you purchase HVAC System Construction & Maintenance. Our analysts provide a benchmark price and a price range based on key pricing factors to help you understand what you should be paying for this specific product or service. To see the average price for this and hundreds of other products and services, subscribe to ProcurementIQ.

Has the price of HVAC System Construction & Maintenance been rising or falling?

Analysts look at market data from the previous three years to determine an overall price trend. You can use the recent price trends to help you understand price volatility and plan your budget.

I’m not ready to purchase HVAC System Construction & Maintenance yet. Will I pay more if I wait too long?

We forecast the next three years of price movements by looking at factors likely to affect the market's supply chain, such as inputs, demand and competition. You can then use the price forecast to figure out the best time to purchase.

What other costs are associated with purchasing HVAC System Construction & Maintenance?

Our analysts calculate the total cost of ownership and assign a level of low, moderate or high, depending on things like customization, integration and installation. Use this information to budget for HVAC System Construction & Maintenance with a reduced risk of unexpected costs.

See how we display average pricing information, trends and market data.

Find the vendor to meet your needs

Where can I purchase ?

The top four vendors of HVAC system construction and maintenance services – EMCOR, Johnson Controls, Brand Energy & Infrastructure and Comfort Systems USA – account for about 5.0% of the total market share in 2021, indicating a low level of market share concentration. Although the top HVAC vendors are diversified... Subscribe to learn more.

Questions to ask potential suppliers

How can I gain leverage during negotiations?

License & Qualifications

Are your employees licensed?

What have you done to ensure that your employees are sufficiently trained and qualified?

Do you possess any certifications from trade associations?

Do your employees possess LEED certification?

Pricing Structure

Are there any steps we can take to lower the price, such as buying materials ourselves?

What is the payment schedule? How are surprise expenses and changes in orders factored into the payment schedule?

What can we do to ensure that the final price does not increase?

Does your location in relation to the project affect price?

How have the growing costs of insurance, materials, fuel and other expenses altered your pricing?


Do you anticipate any difficulties in addressing emergency requests?

Do you perform onsite visits with potential buyers?

Is the typical turnaround time for your services affected by your distance from the project?

Do you add a fuel surcharge?

Market Regulation

How do you remain informed about ongoing regulatory changes?

How do you manage regulatory change?

How has increased regulation on HVAC equipment manufacturers changed your pricing, and how do you anticipate it will change in the future?

Do you carry adequate liability insurance, workers' compensation and other necessary insurance?

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Key elements for every RFP

What should my RFP include?

Project Budget

Buyers should include as much information about the total scope of the project as possible.

Buyers should include information about the payment schedule (e.g. if it is incremental or done at the completion of the project).

Buyers can consult the Benchmark Price section of this report to determine how much they should pay for installation or maintenance.

Selection Criteria

Buyers should specify what measures of quality they will be using to select a supplier. For example, these measures can include reputation, credentials of staff, customer service and depth of the technical plan submitted.

Buyers should choose a supplier based on the price estimate given.

For a detailed list of key selection criteria, buyers should reference the Buying-Decision Scorecard section of this report.

Project Schedule

Buyers should include a deadline for proposal submittals and state when the contract will be awarded.

Buyers should include a timeline of the project or desired frequency of maintenance services. The timeline should include start dates and walkthroughs.

Buyers should include any other benchmark dates that are relevant to the project.

Evaluate major factors to mitigate risk

How risky is the supply chain?

The supply chain for HVAC system construction and maintenance services exhibits a medium level of risk on average. Necessary purchases include tools and hardware, forced-air heating units, materials (such as ductwork) and compression, condensing and filtration equipment. Aluminum ductwork and other metal materials (namely steel and copper) are subject to... Subscribe to learn more.