PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Carrier Global Corporation announced that its OptiClean Dual-Mode Air Scrubber & Negative Air Machine has been named as one of TIME’s 100 Best Inventions of 2020.

The OptiClean was developed in early 2020 to help support infectious isolation rooms in hospitals. TIME featured OptiClean in the Medical Care category of its annual list of inventions.

“We are honored the OptiClean is being recognized by TIME for a product we developed and brought to market in record time while maintaining strict standards to ensure the highest quality,” said Carrier senior vice president,  Engineering,  Chris Kmetz. “At Carrier, we’re committed to doing our part to develop smart, sustainable, and efficient solutions that will address our most critical needs.”

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