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Title: Integrated space heating, air conditioning and potable water heating appliance

Abstract

An integrated water heating and space heating and cooling appliance is described comprising: a housing having a lower water storage section, a middle burner section, and an upper internal air handling section in an internal portion, and having a side external air handling section extending from the internal portion to pass through a building wall; an insulated hot water storage tank in the lower section of the housing; a burner and burner heat exchanger in the middle section for heating a liquid heating medium; a liquid to air heat exchanger in the upper section; a heat transfer fluid circuit means for selectively directing heating medium from the burner heat exchanger in the middle section into heat exchange relationship with hot water in the hot water storage tank; an air conditioner evaporator in the upper section adjacent to and in face to face relationship with the liquid to air heat exchanger; a blower in the upper section for blowing space conditioning air past the liquid to air heat exchanger and the evaporator for heating the air by the heat exchanger or cooling the air by the evaporator; an air conditioner condenser in the side section; a compressor operatively connected by conduitmore » means to the compressor and evaporator to form a refrigeration system; and a blower in the side section for blowing external air past the condenser.« less

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6270069
Patent Number(s):
US 4798240
Assignee:
Gas Research Institute, Chicago, IL
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 18 Mar 1985
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; AIR CONDITIONERS; HEATING SYSTEMS; WATER HEATERS; AIR CONDITIONING; BUILDINGS; COMPRESSORS; DESIGN; DRINKING WATER; EVAPORATORS; HEAT EXCHANGERS; SPACE HEATING; THERMAL EFFICIENCY; WATER HEATING; APPLIANCES; EFFICIENCY; ENERGY SYSTEMS; HEATERS; HEATING; HYDROGEN COMPOUNDS; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; WATER; 320106* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Building Equipment- (1987-)

Citation Formats

Gerstmann, J, Celorier, Jr, G M, and Hill, W S. Integrated space heating, air conditioning and potable water heating appliance. United States: N. p., 1989. Web.
Gerstmann, J, Celorier, Jr, G M, & Hill, W S. Integrated space heating, air conditioning and potable water heating appliance. United States.
Gerstmann, J, Celorier, Jr, G M, and Hill, W S. Tue . "Integrated space heating, air conditioning and potable water heating appliance". United States.
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abstractNote = {An integrated water heating and space heating and cooling appliance is described comprising: a housing having a lower water storage section, a middle burner section, and an upper internal air handling section in an internal portion, and having a side external air handling section extending from the internal portion to pass through a building wall; an insulated hot water storage tank in the lower section of the housing; a burner and burner heat exchanger in the middle section for heating a liquid heating medium; a liquid to air heat exchanger in the upper section; a heat transfer fluid circuit means for selectively directing heating medium from the burner heat exchanger in the middle section into heat exchange relationship with hot water in the hot water storage tank; an air conditioner evaporator in the upper section adjacent to and in face to face relationship with the liquid to air heat exchanger; a blower in the upper section for blowing space conditioning air past the liquid to air heat exchanger and the evaporator for heating the air by the heat exchanger or cooling the air by the evaporator; an air conditioner condenser in the side section; a compressor operatively connected by conduit means to the compressor and evaporator to form a refrigeration system; and a blower in the side section for blowing external air past the condenser.},
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