Heating industry in numbers


Wärmemarkt – Größter Energieverbrauchssektor

Heating industry in numbers

703 million euros research and development

15.7 billion euro sales

76,700 employees

In 2020, the BDH owns 118 companies and 2 associated associations. Similar to the German engineering industry, the German heating industry is structured as a medium-sized company. The members of the BDH also include world market leaders with annual sales of between 2 and 3 billion euros. In 2019, the BDH member companies generated a total of 15.7 billion euros and employed 76,800 people. The high cost of research and development is proof of the innovative strength of this industry.