Some articles on thermostat, company:
... control a coal fire furnace by operating the furnace damper from a thermostat ... In 1885, Butz decided to patent his heat controller and establish a company to make and sell it ... A group of investors, known as Hay Company Investors and Business Brokers provided Butz with the capital required to incorporate Butz Thermoelecric Regulator Company on April 23, 1886 ...
Famous quotes containing the words company and/or electric:
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—Lewis H. Lapham (b. 1935)
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