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Title: Cooperative heat transfer and ground coupled storage system

Abstract

A cooperative heat transfer and ground coupled storage system wherein collected solar heat energy is ground stored and permitted to radiate into the adjacent ground for storage therein over an extended period of time when such heat energy is seasonally maximally available. Thereafter, when said heat energy is seasonally minimally available and has propagated through the adjacent ground a substantial distance, the stored heat energy may be retrieved by a circumferentially arranged heat transfer means having a high rate of heat transfer.

Inventors:
OSTI Identifier:
5528679
Assignee:
TIC; ERA-05-020362; EDB-80-055105
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-02-0016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 25 ENERGY STORAGE; GROUND SOURCE HEAT PUMPS; DESIGN; SOLAR COOLING SYSTEMS; ANNUAL ENERGY STORAGE; SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; SOLAR WATER HEATERS; SOLAR-ASSISTED HEAT PUMPS; CIRCULATING SYSTEMS; COLD STORAGE; SEASONAL VARIATIONS; SENSIBLE HEAT STORAGE; UNDERGROUND STORAGE; WATER SOURCE HEAT PUMPS; AIR CONDITIONERS; APPLIANCES; ELECTRIC APPLIANCES; ENERGY STORAGE; EQUIPMENT; GAS APPLIANCES; HEAT PUMPS; HEAT STORAGE; HEATERS; HEATING SYSTEMS; SOLAR AIR CONDITIONERS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; STORAGE; VARIATIONS; WATER HEATERS; 140901* - Solar Thermal Utilization- Space Heating & Cooling; 142000 - Solar Energy- Heat Storage- (1980-); 250600 - Energy Storage- Thermal

Citation Formats

Metz, P.D. Cooperative heat transfer and ground coupled storage system. United States: N. p., Web.
Metz, P.D. Cooperative heat transfer and ground coupled storage system. United States.
Metz, P.D. . "Cooperative heat transfer and ground coupled storage system". United States.
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