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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...

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...

2011-07-12 10:51:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- From sports to ice cream to the beach, the staples of summer form the basis of treasured memories. But it's one of summer's most important inventions that comes to mind when the temperatures soar, making even the most oppressive summer -- cool. It is hard to imagine life without it. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110712/NE33775 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050310/CARRIERLOGO ) This year marks the 109th...

2010-03-05 14:00:00

SYRACUSE, N.Y., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In another demonstration of leadership in environmental stewardship, Carrier Corp. President Geraud Darnis led a group of officials and dignitaries in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Willis H. Carrier Total Indoor Environmental Quality (TIEQ) lab at the Syracuse Center of Excellence (SyracuseCoE) in Environmental and Energy Systems headquarters in Syracuse, N.Y. Carrier Corp., a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), is a charter...


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