According to Research Report on China Household Central Air Conditioning Market in the First Quarter of 2017 jointly released by AVC and Information of Heating Ventilating & Air Conditioning, household central air conditioner realized a 37.8% increase in the first quarter with the sales volume of nearly 6 billion yuan. Gree, with market share of 21.8%, shot to the top of household central air conditioning market.
Domestic Brands Dominate
Followed by Japanese and Korean
It is reported that domestic brands, accounting for 50.8%, played a leading role in the brand structure for household central air conditioning market in the first quarter of 2017, followed closely by Japanese and Korean brands, which accounted for 46.1%, and European brands, 3.2%.
Gree has been leading domestic central air conditioning market by ranking No.1 for five consecutive years since breaking the dominating position of foreign brands for the first time in 2012. Gree surpassing traditional strong European and Japanese central air conditioning enterprises to be the pacemaker in Chinese market is not accidental. Actually, through independent research and development, technology accumulation, product innovation and service improvement, Gree is overtaking traditional central air conditioning enterprises step by step.
By May 4, 2017, Gree has applied for 28,732 patents and obtained 17,574 authorized patents in total, among which 11,577 are invention patents and 2,349 are authorized invention patents. In 2016, 7,422 technical patents were filled; over 20 patents came out every day on average.
In recent years, several technologies of Gree were accredited as “world leading”， including Triple-cylinder Two-stage Rotary Compressor of Variable Volume Ratio, Cooling Technology under Working Condition of -40℃, High-efficiency Permanent Magnet Synchronous Inverter Centrifugal Ice-storage and Refrigerating Unit, Magnetic Bearing Inverter Centrifugal Cooling Compressor and Chiller, PV Direct-driven Inverter Centrifugal Chiller and so on.
Master Core Technologies
Adhering to the concept of technological innovation and independent R&D, Gree has launched 10 series and 1,000 categories of central air conditioning products which include centrifugal chiller, VRF, screw chiller, modular unit, condensing unit, duct type unit, water heater, terminal air handling unit, specialized unit and freezer&fridge series etc., serving 160 countries and regions globally and providing high-quality central air conditioning products, solutions and services for customers.
Great Strength for
Reference projects of Gree central air conditioners are widely spread at home and abroad, including the “World Cup” venue in South Africa, Beijing Olympic Media Village, and large business centers of Sochi Winter Olympic 2014 and so on, just to name a few among more than 30,000 projects around the globe.
In September of 2016, Gree self-developed Mega-kilowatt Nuclear Plant Specialized Air-cooled Screw Chiller won the bid of CAP1000 national nuclear power plant pressurized water reactor projects in Lufeng, Sanmen and Haiyang.
Gree is also robust in many subdivision projects. Take domestic rail transit construction area as an example, Gree, the largest supplier of air conditioning equipment, successfully won rail transit bids of Nanjing South station of Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway, Changsha subway, Beijing subway, Zhengzhou subway, Guangzhou subway etc.
Centering on social demand and customer demand, Gree is making a healthy and comfortable lifestyle possible in its process of promoting green environmental protection. Besides, Gree central air conditioners won the bids of “Coal to Electricity” projects in Beijing, Shanxi, Tianjin and Hebei many times through efforts against haze.