Willis Carrier

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Willis Carrier
Willis Carrier 1915.jpg
Carrier in 1915
BornWillis Haviland Carrier
26 November 1876(1876-11-26)
Angola, New York, Unitit States
Died7 October 1950(1950-10-07) (aged 73)[1]
New York, New York, Unitit States
Alma materCornell Varsity (BSE)
Kent forInventing modren air condeetionin
AwairdsASME Medal (1934)
Frank P. Brown Medal (1941)

Willis Haviland Carrier (November 26, 1876 – October 7, 1950) wis an American ingineer, best kent for inventin modren air condeetionin. Carrier inventit the first electrical air condeetionin unit in 1902. In 1915, he foondit Carrier Corporation, a company specialisin in the manufactur an distribution o heatin, ventilation, an air conditionin (HVAC) seestems.

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  1. Margaret Ingels, Willis Haviland Carrier: father of air conditioning, Country Life Press, 1952, p. 101: "Willis Haviland Carrier died in New York on October 7, 1950, shortly before his seventy-fourth birthday."