Who invented the open hearth furnace?

Answer During the mid 19th-century, Sir William Siemens invented the open hearth or regenerative furnace, which is used in the manufacturing of steel, according to the 1902 Encyclopedia. Siemens was born ... Read More »

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Is "The Open Hearth" restaurant in Gatlinburg closed?

One website says they closed in 2008, and another says the building was being converted in 2009 into the Nantahala Outdoor Center Great Outpost.

How to Open the Blower Compartment on a Furnace?

Replacing filters or servicing the blower on your furnace requires removal of the blower compartment service panel. The service panel is basically the front of the furnace. Some furnaces have an up... Read More »

When Was the Furnace Invented?

In China, an unknown inventor fashioned the first blast furnace sometime during the first century. Abraham Darby created the first modern blast furnace in 1709, which used coke made from distilling... Read More »

Who invented the home furnace?

The home furnace was invented in 1885 by Dave Lennox. It was a steel coal furnace. Lennox is still one of the most popular furnaces around. Before his invention, most homes were heated by wood-burn... Read More »