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Title: Vented Cavity Radiant Barrier Assembly And Method

Abstract

A vented cavity radiant barrier assembly (2) includes a barrier (12), typically a PV module, having inner and outer surfaces (18, 22). A support assembly (14) is secured to the barrier and extends inwardly from the inner surface of the barrier to a building surface (14) creating a vented cavity (24) between the building surface and the barrier inner surface. A low emissivity element (20) is mounted at or between the building surface and the barrier inner surface. At least part of the cavity exit (30) is higher than the cavity entrance (28) to promote cooling air flow through the cavity.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Piedmont, CA
  2. Berkeley, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
POWERLIGHT CORP
OSTI Identifier:
879538
Patent Number(s):
6061978
Application Number:
09/104027
Assignee:
PowerLight Corporation (Berkeley, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
F - MECHANICAL ENGINEERING F24 - HEATING F24S - SOLAR HEAT COLLECTORS
DOE Contract Number:  
FC36-97GO10247
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Dinwoodie, Thomas L, and Jackaway, Adam D. Vented Cavity Radiant Barrier Assembly And Method. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Dinwoodie, Thomas L, & Jackaway, Adam D. Vented Cavity Radiant Barrier Assembly And Method. United States.
Dinwoodie, Thomas L, and Jackaway, Adam D. Tue . "Vented Cavity Radiant Barrier Assembly And Method". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/879538.
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