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2014-07-23 08:25:31

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two men whose innovations changed the way the world built cities shared more than just a creative streak -- they also share a bloodline. Experts at the New England Historic Genealogical Society in Boston have confirmed that Willis Carrier's great-grandmother, Lydia Otis, was cousins with Elisha Otis, making Carrier and Otis fourth cousins. Now, the Carrier and Otis brands are parts of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, the world's...

2014-07-16 08:22:56

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The sweltering summer heat that threatens to bring everything to a standstill each year doesn't, thanks to a 1902 innovation that changed the way the world lives, works and plays. Designed to solve a production problem at a Brooklyn print shop, Dr. Willis H. Carrier's July 17 invention launched an industry that continues to pioneer advanced comfort solutions. Carrier, the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and...

2014-05-22 23:10:47

RJ Murray Co., Inc., the oldest operating Carrier HVAC distributor, announced JDJ Comfort Systems of Schenectady, NY, and Bourque Mechanical Systems of Rensselaer, NY, have achieved Carrier’s ‘Factory Authorized Dealer’ distinction. Latham, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 RJ Murray Co., Inc., the oldest operating Carrier distributor, announces JDJ Comfort Systems of Schenectady, NY, and Bourque Mechanical Systems of Rensselaer, NY, have achieved Carrier’s ‘Factory Authorized Dealer’...

2014-02-11 23:31:01

Carrier Rentals, a leader in the HVAC industry serving commercial buildings with a plethora of equipment, such as heat exchangers, air handlers, chillers, and more, has recently announced their latest product: 50 HP boilers. Bridgeview, IL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Carrier Corp was founded in 1902. The company was founded by Willis Haviland Carrier in Buffalo, New York. He is considered to be the modern inventor of air conditioning. The company has been the world leader in the manufacture...

2014-01-21 12:23:35

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With rapid global urbanization driving demand for large-scale, high-efficiency cooling, Carrier announces the introduction of the new AquaEdge 19XR/XRV chiller, which will be released in various sizes throughout 2014. Featuring a two-stage centrifugal chiller with heat pump capability and an initial capacity from 800 up to 2,250 tons, the AquaEdge 19XR/XRV provides environmentally responsible, reliable and quiet operation for a variety of...

2012-07-21 23:03:28

American Cooling and Heating Now Provides Sales and Service for Carrier Air Conditioning Products and 24 Hour A/C Service in Arizona Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) July 20, 2012 American Cooling And Heating has one of the best reputations in the industry and now announces 24 Hour Carrier Air Conditioning Repair And Installation Services In Arizona. The service areas include Phoenix Arizona and All surrounding cities, and towns. American Cooling And Heating provides Sales and Service for Carrier...

Stay Cool With The 110th Anniversary Of The Air Conditioner
2012-07-17 08:40:33

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On July 16, 1902 if you wanted to find a way to keep cool in the summer heat you most likely would have had limited options, but move ahead just one day and the possibility of enduring that sweltering warmth got a whole lot cooler, literally. One hundred and ten years ago today (July 17, 1902) Dr. Willis H. Carrier unveiled his air conditioning system that he developed to control the humidity in a New York printing plant. Little...


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