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Title: Indoor unit for electric heat pump

Abstract

An indoor unit for an electric heat pump is provided in modular form including a refrigeration module 10, an air mover module 12, and a resistance heat package module 14, the refrigeration module including all of the indoor refrigerant circuit components including the compressor 36 in a space adjacent the heat exchanger 28, the modules being adapted to be connected to air flow communication in several different ways as shown in FIGS. 4-7 to accommodate placement of the unit in various orientations.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]
  1. Churchill, PA
  2. Pittsburgh, PA
  3. (Penn HIlls, PA)
  4. Murrysville, PA
  5. Grand Rapids, MI
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
865012
Patent Number(s):
4449376
Assignee:
Westinghouse Electric Corp. (Pittsburgh, PA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F24 - HEATING F24F - AIR-CONDITIONING
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F25 - REFRIGERATION OR COOLING F25B - REFRIGERATION MACHINES, PLANTS OR SYSTEMS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-26
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
indoor; unit; electric; heat; pump; provided; modular; form; including; refrigeration; module; 10; air; mover; 12; resistance; package; 14; refrigerant; circuit; components; compressor; 36; space; adjacent; exchanger; 28; modules; adapted; connected; flow; communication; shown; figs; 4-7; accommodate; placement; various; orientations; circuit component; refrigerant circuit; heat pump; heat exchange; heat exchanger; air flow; flow communication; circuit components; components including; electric heat; refrigeration module; module including; indoor unit; resistance heat; /62/

Citation Formats

Draper, Robert, Lackey, Robert S, Fagan, Jr., Thomas J., Veyo, Stephen E, and Humphrey, Joseph R. Indoor unit for electric heat pump. United States: N. p., 1984. Web.
Draper, Robert, Lackey, Robert S, Fagan, Jr., Thomas J., Veyo, Stephen E, & Humphrey, Joseph R. Indoor unit for electric heat pump. United States.
Draper, Robert, Lackey, Robert S, Fagan, Jr., Thomas J., Veyo, Stephen E, and Humphrey, Joseph R. Sun . "Indoor unit for electric heat pump". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/865012.
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title = {Indoor unit for electric heat pump},
author = {Draper, Robert and Lackey, Robert S and Fagan, Jr., Thomas J. and Veyo, Stephen E and Humphrey, Joseph R},
abstractNote = {An indoor unit for an electric heat pump is provided in modular form including a refrigeration module 10, an air mover module 12, and a resistance heat package module 14, the refrigeration module including all of the indoor refrigerant circuit components including the compressor 36 in a space adjacent the heat exchanger 28, the modules being adapted to be connected to air flow communication in several different ways as shown in FIGS. 4-7 to accommodate placement of the unit in various orientations.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1984},
month = {1}
}

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