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Title: Solar energy thermalization and storage device

Abstract

A passive solar thermalization and thermal energy storage assembly is disclosed which is visually transparent. 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:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5819411
Patent Number(s):
US 4286576
Assignee:
Department of Energy
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 26 Jul 1979; Other Information: PAT-APPL-061321
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; PASSIVE SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE EQUIPMENT; DESIGN; LATENT HEAT STORAGE; SOLAR ENERGY CONVERSION; WALLS; WATER; CONVERSION; ENERGY CONVERSION; ENERGY STORAGE; ENERGY SYSTEMS; EQUIPMENT; HEAT STORAGE; HEATING SYSTEMS; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; STORAGE; 142000* - Solar Energy- Heat Storage- (1980-); 140901 - Solar Thermal Utilization- Space Heating & Cooling

Citation Formats

McClelland, J F. Solar energy thermalization and storage device. United States: N. p., 1981. Web.
McClelland, J F. Solar energy thermalization and storage device. United States.
McClelland, J F. 1981. "Solar energy thermalization and storage device". United States.
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title = {Solar energy thermalization and storage device},
author = {McClelland, J F},
abstractNote = {A passive solar thermalization and thermal energy storage assembly is disclosed which is visually transparent. 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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url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/5819411}, journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1981},
month = {9}
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