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Dane's Timeline project
10 months ago
Handheld fans were used in china
Romans would run cold water through their walls to cool their homes
Benjamin Franklin invented that all liquids have a cooling effect when they are evaporated
Docter John Gorrie invented a ice making machine to cool the hospital
The USA navy invented a cooling machine that would become the foundation the AC we use today
Willis Carrier invented the first AC to deal with the humidity in a printing company and produced units for other factorys
Willis Carrier patented his invention calling it an "APPARATUS FOR TREATING AIR"
Willis Carrier updated his invention by adding an central compressor that greatly reduced the size of the unit
An inventor in China invented a man powered rotary fan, about the size of the room
Egyptians would hang wet reeds in their windows to filter in a cooler air
Rome developed a system to import ice from mountain regions by a donkey train to cool Empire Elagabalus's garden.
Medieval homes would put large openings in their walls to let breeze through and windows facing away from the sun
Only 10% of Americans had an AC in their homes
86% of American homes had at least one air conditioning unit.
Research shows that a Americans use about as much electricity on AC as all of Africa uses for all purposes
About 90% of buildings have AC
AC were availble to home owners but were massive
Individual room air condition that were installed in windows were invented
First car air conditioner was unveiled. But temperature was not adjustable
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