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A History of Comfort Cooling Using Ice Comfort from a Block of Ice

@inproceedings{Nagengast1999AHO,
  title={A History of Comfort Cooling Using Ice Comfort from a Block of Ice},
  author={Bernard Nagengast},
  year={1999}
}
Funny or not, the quest for comfort probably is as old as the human race. We know that fire was used for warmth at least 100,000 years ago, and perhaps much longer than that. There are charred remains of ancient campfires to prove it. But what of comfort cooling? Melting ice or snow leaves no archeological record. Thus the beginning of the timeline of comfort cooling is buried in obscurity; we have to rely on written records for the history of cooling. Since there was no mechanical… 

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