History of AC Timeline
Posted by Hannah Barney
Your quick look at the background of air conditioning!
The History of AC: Timeline
Learn all about the marvel of air conditioning – from it’s invention all the way to our AC future!
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The History of AC
William Carrier invents machine to blow hot air to control room temperature – “Apparatus for Treating Air”
The marvel of “manufacturer air” is introduced at the St. Louis World’s Fair
Stuart Cramer creates the term “air conditioning”
First home to be air conditioned
Air conditioning premieres to the public at the Rivoli Theatre
Home central air conditioning rises to a new high – over 1 million units sold
1 of 5 American homes now have air conditioning
Central air rises in popularity and window units become less popular
Energy efficiency of air conditioners becomes more important – rising standards for all AC units
87% of U.S. homes now have air conditioning
Projected to install 700 million air conditioners worldwide