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Title: Solar energy thermalization and storage device

Abstract

A passive solar thermalization and thermal energy storage assembly which is visually transparent is described. The assembly consists of two substantial parallel, transparent wall members mounted in a rectangular support frame to form a liquid-tight chamber. A semitransparent thermalization plate is located in the chamber, substantially paralled to and about equidistant from the transparent wall members to thermalize solar radiation which is stored in a transparent thermal energy storage liquid which fills the chamber. A number of the devices, as modules, can be stacked together to construct a visually transparent, thermal storage wall for passive solar-heated buildings.

Inventors:
OSTI Identifier:
5304872
Assignee:
TIC; ERA-05-025662; EDB-80-076528
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-82
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; BUILDINGS; PASSIVE SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; DESIGN; GLASS; GLAZING MATERIALS; HEAT GAIN; LIGHT TRANSMISSION; LIGHTING SYSTEMS; LIQUIDS; PLASTICS; SENSIBLE HEAT STORAGE; SOLAR ABSORBERS; WALLS; ENERGY STORAGE; EQUIPMENT; FLUIDS; HEAT STORAGE; HEATING SYSTEMS; MATERIALS; PETROCHEMICALS; PETROLEUM PRODUCTS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; STORAGE; 140901* - Solar Thermal Utilization- Space Heating & Cooling

Citation Formats

McClelland, J.F. Solar energy thermalization and storage device. United States: N. p., Web.
McClelland, J.F. Solar energy thermalization and storage device. United States.
McClelland, J.F. . "Solar energy thermalization and storage device". United States.
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abstractNote = {A passive solar thermalization and thermal energy storage assembly which is visually transparent is described. The assembly consists of two substantial parallel, transparent wall members mounted in a rectangular support frame to form a liquid-tight chamber. A semitransparent thermalization plate is located in the chamber, substantially paralled to and about equidistant from the transparent wall members to thermalize solar radiation which is stored in a transparent thermal energy storage liquid which fills the chamber. A number of the devices, as modules, can be stacked together to construct a visually transparent, thermal storage wall for passive solar-heated buildings.},
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