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Title: Pool cover having solar energy heating feature

Abstract

A pool cover having solar energy heating capability is provided comprising sheet material adapted to furl about a reelless locus in a storage position and to be deployed in an extended position. The cover includes means continuously resiliently urging the sheet material into its furled position for storage, and means selectively overcoming and resisting said urging, comprising inflatable structure selectively inflated in sheet material deploying relation. The cover includes a wall portion responsive to solar energy to transfer heat to water, such as pool water, in contact therewith.

Inventors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6492861
Patent Number(s):
US 4103368
Assignee:
Tolo Inc. TIC; ERA-04-018495; EDB-79-030169
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: Filed date 12 Jul 1976
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; SOLAR COLLECTORS; DESIGN; SWIMMING POOLS; COVERINGS; SHEETS; STORAGE; TRANSPORT; SURFACE WATERS; 141000* - Solar Collectors & Concentrators

Citation Formats

Lockshaw, J.J. Pool cover having solar energy heating feature. United States: N. p., 1978. Web.
Lockshaw, J.J. Pool cover having solar energy heating feature. United States.
Lockshaw, J.J. Tue . "Pool cover having solar energy heating feature". United States.
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title = {Pool cover having solar energy heating feature},
author = {Lockshaw, J.J.},
abstractNote = {A pool cover having solar energy heating capability is provided comprising sheet material adapted to furl about a reelless locus in a storage position and to be deployed in an extended position. The cover includes means continuously resiliently urging the sheet material into its furled position for storage, and means selectively overcoming and resisting said urging, comprising inflatable structure selectively inflated in sheet material deploying relation. The cover includes a wall portion responsive to solar energy to transfer heat to water, such as pool water, in contact therewith.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1978},
month = {8}
}