One of the things we love about the HVAC business here at All Temperatures Controlled, Inc. is how vast and complex it all can be. We pride ourselves in understanding all the ins-and-outs of our business so that we know exactly how to take care of all your commercial refrigerator and HVAC needs. Here’s some fun and interesting facts that you may have never known about the many purposes of air conditioning throughout history:
The easiest way to beat the heat this weekend may be to turn on your air conditioning. But the road to being able to flip a switch to cool down your house was not so simple. As author Salvatore Basile explains in his new book "Cool: How Air Conditioning Changed Everything," the path to easy, affordable ways to cool down took a path through ice, ammonia, fans, pipes, blowers, coils and more. Here are some surprising things you probably don't know about air conditioning.
8. The first fully air-conditioned residence was built in Minneapolis in 1913 by Charles "Spend-a-Million" Gates, heir to a barbed-wire fortune. The mansion, taking up three city lots, also boasted gold plumbing and a ballroom, but Gates never got to experience it: He died while on a hunting trip before the house was finished.
First Posted over here: 10 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Air Conditioning
via Blogger 10 Surprising Facts You Never Knew About Air Conditioning