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Record sales for air-conditioned clothes in Japan

In Japan this summer, sales of air-conditioned jackets reached peaks amid power shortages after the earthquake and tsunami.

In Japan this summer, sales of air-conditioned jackets reached peaked amid power shortages after the earthquake and tsunami.

The idea of "personal air–conditioning" struck Ichigaya, a Sony engineer, in the early 1990s while trying to invent a low-electricity use air conditioner. It occurre...

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