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Title: Split heating and cooling systems

Abstract

The present disclosure relates to air conditioning systems and methods. An aspect of the present disclosure is a device that includes a housing having an external surface and defining an interior volume, a heat exchanger positioned within the interior volume, a fluid line partially positioned within the interior volume, a sleeve extending from the external surface and terminating at a distal end of the sleeve, and a fluid connector. The sleeve has an outside wall spanning a length of the sleeve and defining an internal cavity, the fluid connector is positioned at or near the distal end, a portion of the fluid line is positioned within the internal cavity, and the fluid line provides a fluid connection between the heat exchanger and the fluid connector.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1735207
Patent Number(s):
10760795
Application Number:
16/175,124
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F16 - ENGINEERING ELEMENTS AND UNITS F16L - PIPES
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F24 - HEATING F24F - AIR-CONDITIONING
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 10/30/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Booten, Charles William, Winkler, Jonathan Michael, and Roberts, David Ross. Split heating and cooling systems. United States: N. p., 2020. Web.
Booten, Charles William, Winkler, Jonathan Michael, & Roberts, David Ross. Split heating and cooling systems. United States.
Booten, Charles William, Winkler, Jonathan Michael, and Roberts, David Ross. Tue . "Split heating and cooling systems". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1735207.
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