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Friday, August 19, 2011

Willis Carrier Invented Air Conditioning

If someone made a list of inventions every day that Americans simply could not live without, Willis Carrier invention can have at the top. Without the invention of the Carrier, cinemas, sports arenas and workplaces would be much less comfortable, and how sleep during the nights of summer? If you have not guessed, Carrier invented air conditioning.

Inventor Willis Carrier was an engineer on the east coast (not far south as you might expect), who began working in the company of heat. In 1902, Carrier has been given the task of reducing the moisture in the press, where the intense heat was the cause inks to run and bleed.

While attempts to create cooling systems had been tried many times before, none was very successful. But Carrier was able to resolve the problem by inventing a mechanical humidity controller was air through a filter more coils containing refrigerant (the same basic design used in the air today.)

The word soon spread of Willis Carrier's invention, and the number of commercial customers are interested in technology has grown. Carrier continued to improve his invention, and in 1915 he founded the carrier Engineering Corporation (also a leading manufacturer of refrigeration).

Growing popularity of air conditioning - Making the way in which the integration of theaters, department stores and other businesses. By the end of World War II, the air conditioners were still found their way into many American homes.

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