I honestly can’t imagine a life without an HVAC unit.
It must have been awful living during a time without furnaces and central air conditioners.
We rely on these HVAC units so much more than we would like to imagine, and I know that I would be completely miserable without my HVAC units. Obviously, I understand that people found a way to keep themselves warm before the age of HVAC units. Before we ever had furnaces, there were wood stoves and fireplaces that could keep people warm during the winter. However, these heating systems aren’t nearly as convenient as furnaces. With a furnace, you can use a thermostat to set the specific temperature that you want your house to be. When you have a wood-burning heating system, you can only control the flow of oxygen, which is not a reliable way to control the temperature of your home. Also, furnaces will run all night at your house. You don’t have to worry about being cold at night, and you also don’t have to worry about turning your furnace back on in the morning to heat your house back up to temperature. However, I think the air conditioner has made a huge impact on our culture. Although there were ways to cool down your house before the air conditioner, there was nothing with the cooling potential that an air conditioner has. We have air conditioners in every place that we go, and air conditioners have also made a huge impact in the medical field. I know that people survived without these nice HVAC units before, but I have never lived a day without them. I would never even want to try.