The Romans can be considered the architects of home central heating with their ‘hypocaust’ system of warm air. When their civilization fell we went back to using open coal fires and it wasn’t until the middle of the 19th century that another form of central heating emerged. This infographic from Global Home Improvements looks at how home heating has evolved.

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The History of Home Heating

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders' Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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