Carrier is a world leader in heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions.

Willis Carrier the inventor of modern air conditioning

Willis Carrier invented modern air conditioning in 1902

Before the invention of modern air conditioning, hot, steamy weather often meant lost work days and sleepless nights. On July 17, 1902, Willis Haviland Carrier designed the first modern air-conditioning system, launching an industry that would fundamentally improve the way we live, work and play.

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The story of a company. The standard of an industry. Willis Carrier’s legacy lives on today as the company he founded continues to reinvent the industry and shape the world we live in.

A Breakthrough in Water-Cooled Chiller Technology

Meet the AquaEdge® 23XRV with Greenspeed Technology. It’s simple, robust, and reliable design leads to unparalleled efficiency. Capable of running through chiller system transients once thought impossible, it achieves superior efficiency at true operating conditions with minimal moving parts.

Carrier 23XRV Chiller is a breakthrough in water-cooled chiller technology
Carrier commercial hvac and control solutions help to keep data center cool

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Carrier Innovation


As a company that does business with the environment in mind, it makes sense that the inspiration for one of our most sustainable technology breakthroughs came from the atmosphere itself. We’re talking about carbon dioxide.

Carrier Sustainability


Carrier understands the green building movement because we were there when it began. Before green building was cool, we were founding company number one of the U.S. Green Building Council® and a founding member of Green Building Councils around the world in Argentina, China, India, Singapore and France.