- Additional Details
- Format: Closed-captioned, Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: April 18, 2002
Primitive humans used fires to ward off the chill of the ancient winter. In a very rudimentary way, it was the advent of central heating and climate control. Today, we enjoy an extraordinary ability to manipulate the conditions of our surroundings.
FIRE AND ICE examines the history of heating and air conditioning, looking at the advances that have changed the way we live. See how "man-made weather" made new styles of architecture possible and revolutionized the workplace. Get a nuts-and-bolts view of modern heating and air conditioning systems and compare them with what came before. And meet the engineers and innovators who are developing the next generation of heating and air conditioning systems, which will keep us comfortable well into the future.