Evolution of Refrigeration

Events

1. Chinese cut and store ice

1000 BC

2. In England, ice was stored in the winter for use in the summer

1700 AD

3. In London, Michael Faraday liquefied ammonia to cause cooling

1820

4. Ferdinand Carre of France, invented the first ammonia/water refrigeration machine

1859

5. Icebox was officially invented by Henry Trost

1901

6. Steel and porcelain cabinet began appearing (wooden icebox)

1925

7. first aired cooled refrigerator

1931

8. metal ice box

1935

9. freezer and fridge are side by side (parallel)

1949

10. Double door fridges

1950

11. CFS refrigerators (more advanced)

1990

12. Side by side fridge, with bottom freezer (french door)

2000

13. Lots of technological advancements

2016