Infographic: A Timeline of How Willis Carrier Changed Our World
This week marks the 120th anniversary of an invention that started as a solution to the humidity issues plaguing a Brooklyn printing press and grew into a technology powering new possibilities across all corners of the earth.
The infographic below charts how this novel invention by Willis Carrier, "air conditioning," has fundamentally changed our world for the better. Over the past 120 years, this invention has allowed us to create environments, both public and private, conducive to our health, safety, and wellness while fostering ever-increasing productivity.
And while we celebrate the past, we keep our eyes on the future because, after 120 years, the invention that changed everything continues to change the world!