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

Built on Willis Carrier’s invention of modern air conditioning in 1902, Carrier is a world leader in heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions. We constantly build upon our history of proven innovation with new products and services that improve global comfort and efficiency.


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.