skip to main content
DOE Patents title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: Heat pump system

Abstract

An air heating and cooling system for a building includes an expansion type refrigeration circuit and a vapor power circuit. The refrigeration circuit includes two heat exchangers, one of which is communicated with a source of indoor air from the building and the other of which is communicated with a source of air from outside the building. The vapor power circuit includes two heat exchangers, one of which is disposed in series air flow relationship with the indoor refrigeration circuit heat exchanger and the other of which is disposed in series air flow relationship with the outdoor refrigeration circuit heat exchanger. Fans powered by electricity generated by a vapor power circuit alternator circulate indoor air through the two indoor heat exchangers and circulate outside air through the two outdoor heat exchangers. The system is assembled as a single roof top unit, with a vapor power generator and turbine and compressor thermally insulated from the heat exchangers, and with the indoor heat exchangers thermally insulated from the outdoor heat exchangers.

Inventors:
;
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Consolidated Natural Gas Service Company, Inc., Cleveland, OH (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1176685
Patent Number(s):
RE31281
Application Number:
06/088,174
Assignee:
Consolidated Natural Gas Service Company, Inc. (Cleveland, OH) OSTI
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Swenson, Paul F., and Moore, Paul B. Heat pump system. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Swenson, Paul F., & Moore, Paul B. Heat pump system. United States.
Swenson, Paul F., and Moore, Paul B. Tue . "Heat pump system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1176685.
@article{osti_1176685,
title = {Heat pump system},
author = {Swenson, Paul F. and Moore, Paul B.},
abstractNote = {An air heating and cooling system for a building includes an expansion type refrigeration circuit and a vapor power circuit. The refrigeration circuit includes two heat exchangers, one of which is communicated with a source of indoor air from the building and the other of which is communicated with a source of air from outside the building. The vapor power circuit includes two heat exchangers, one of which is disposed in series air flow relationship with the indoor refrigeration circuit heat exchanger and the other of which is disposed in series air flow relationship with the outdoor refrigeration circuit heat exchanger. Fans powered by electricity generated by a vapor power circuit alternator circulate indoor air through the two indoor heat exchangers and circulate outside air through the two outdoor heat exchangers. The system is assembled as a single roof top unit, with a vapor power generator and turbine and compressor thermally insulated from the heat exchangers, and with the indoor heat exchangers thermally insulated from the outdoor heat exchangers.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {6}
}

Patent:

Save / Share: