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Title: Air conditioning system with supplemental ice storing and cooling capacity

Abstract

The present air conditioning system with ice storing and cooling capacity can generate and store ice in its pipe assembly or in an ice storage tank particularly equipped for the system, depending on the type of the air conditioning system. The system is characterized in particular in that ice can be produced and stored in the air conditioning system whereby the time of supplying cooled air can be effectively extended with the merit that the operation cycle of the on and off of the compressor can be prolonged, extending the operation lifespan of the compressor in one aspect. In another aspect, ice production and storage in great amount can be performed in an off-peak period of the electrical power consumption and the stored ice can be utilized in the peak period of the power consumption so as to provide supplemental cooling capacity for the compressor of the air conditioning system whereby the shift of peak and off-peak power consumption can be effected with ease. The present air conditioning system can lower the installation expense for an ice-storing air conditioning system and can also be applied to an old conventional air conditioning system.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. (Taichung, TW)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE
OSTI Identifier:
871875
Patent Number(s):
US 5816062
Assignee:
Yu Feng Enterprise Co., Ltd. (Taichung Hsien, TW) PNNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
air; conditioning; supplemental; ice; storing; cooling; capacity; generate; store; pipe; assembly; storage; tank; particularly; equipped; depending; type; characterized; particular; produced; stored; whereby; time; supplying; cooled; effectively; extended; merit; operation; cycle; compressor; prolonged; extending; lifespan; aspect; production; amount; performed; off-peak; period; electrical; power; consumption; utilized; peak; provide; shift; effected; ease; installation; expense; ice-storing; applied; conventional; cooling capacity; pipe assembly; cooled air; air conditioning; power consumption; storage tank; electrical power; peak power; provide supplemental; ice storage; ice storing; /62/

Citation Formats

Weng, Kuo-Lianq, and Weng, Kuo-Liang. Air conditioning system with supplemental ice storing and cooling capacity. United States: N. p., 1998. Web.
Weng, Kuo-Lianq, & Weng, Kuo-Liang. Air conditioning system with supplemental ice storing and cooling capacity. United States.
Weng, Kuo-Lianq, and Weng, Kuo-Liang. Thu . "Air conditioning system with supplemental ice storing and cooling capacity". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/871875.
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title = {Air conditioning system with supplemental ice storing and cooling capacity},
author = {Weng, Kuo-Lianq and Weng, Kuo-Liang},
abstractNote = {The present air conditioning system with ice storing and cooling capacity can generate and store ice in its pipe assembly or in an ice storage tank particularly equipped for the system, depending on the type of the air conditioning system. The system is characterized in particular in that ice can be produced and stored in the air conditioning system whereby the time of supplying cooled air can be effectively extended with the merit that the operation cycle of the on and off of the compressor can be prolonged, extending the operation lifespan of the compressor in one aspect. In another aspect, ice production and storage in great amount can be performed in an off-peak period of the electrical power consumption and the stored ice can be utilized in the peak period of the power consumption so as to provide supplemental cooling capacity for the compressor of the air conditioning system whereby the shift of peak and off-peak power consumption can be effected with ease. The present air conditioning system can lower the installation expense for an ice-storing air conditioning system and can also be applied to an old conventional air conditioning system.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1998},
month = {Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 1998}
}

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