These references can be used for further exploration or study of the evolution of household refrigeration technology and its impact on our lives.
Advances in Food Refrigeration
PowerPoint bullet outline; no illustrations
History of the Refrigerator
quick, one-page overview
Impact of Refrigeration
extract of article from ‘History Magazine’ providing a good social history
Invention of the Refrigerator
one-page text overview with a number of useful web links
Raymond Loewy and Refrigerator Design
1934 Coldspot for Sears Roebuck
Refrigeration and Food Safety
USDA Consumer education and information
quick, one-page overview; focus on Australia
The HVACR Heritage Centre Canada does not endorse the content of any of these sites, and each of them is solely responsible for its own accuracy.