30 Jul '16, 12pm

How to Beat the Heat in Big Cities

How to Beat the Heat in Big Cities

In 1925, Carrier persuaded the Paramount Pictures Corporation to install his system in the Rivoli Theater – their flagship movie house under construction on Times Square in New York City. The system was ready for its test with an actual audience by the theater’s opening on Memorial Day. The experiment was an outstanding success. People flocked to the Rivoli – as many to enjoy the cool relief from the heat as to see the movie. Over the next five years, Carrier installed his climate control technology in 300 movie theaters across the country. Air conditioning transformed the summer months from a financial write-off for the movie industry to its most profitable season of the year.

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