Thermostats / air conditioning are heralded as one of the moments that humans could control their environment, for significant gains to civilization. (In other words— if we could be more conformable with regards to temperature, humidity, light… we can accomplish so many more things.) Just think of Singapore or Dubai. How did it all begin?

A history, provided by CIBSE (the Chartered Institute for Building Services Engineers)



Encountered--
Time: September 3, 2018
Place: Late night...
Pointer from: Inventors of thermostats
Note type: Resource