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4412528 Heat storage window  
The present invention comprises a planar window panel, which is in optical contact with heat storage means. The panel includes a fluorescent material for trapping at least a portion of the...
4412527 Greenhouse of an underground heat accumulation system  
A greenhouse of an underground heat accumulation system wherein the radiant energy of the sun or wasted thermal energy is accumulated in the soil below the floor of the greenhouse over a prolonged...
4409962 Water storage tank  
The present invention relates to a cylindrical water storage tank for a solar water heater which tank is entirely surrounded by a layer of insulating material, said cylindrical tank being arranged...
4407268 Solar furnace  
The invention comprises a single unit which serves as the solar collector, heat storage area and the heat exchanger. A generally rectangular tank is provided with suitably heavy insulated walls at...
4406806 Thermal energy storage  
A thermal energy storage medium comprising Na2 SO4.10H2 O and Na2 HPO4.12H2 O. This material provides advantages over Na2 SO4.10H2 O alone such as constancy of heat delivery temperature and energy...
4402846 Hydrated Mg(NO3)2 /MgCl2 reversible phase change compositions  
A reversible liquid/solid phase change composition comprising hydrated Mg(NO3)2 /MgCl2, and one or more of Sr(OH)2, Ca(OH)2, CaO or BaO, added to the composition in an effective amount to suppress...
4398529 Solar heating wall  
A solar heating wall including a water pipe circulation system having a plurality of separate tubes, each formed as a loop, connected between a water supply and a return. The separate tubes are...
4398593 Heater plate assembly  
A heater plate assembly for heating with heat retained from an external heat source including a plate housing adapted to be heated by the external heat source, the plate housing having an internal...
4394858 Photochemical conversion and storage of light energy by endoergic isomerizations  
A process is provided for the capture and storage of radiant energy in highly strained carbon containing ring structures of isomerizable compounds. The process includes exposing a photocatalyst...
4392480 Heat storage and delivery apparatus  
A heat storage and delivery apparatus includes a cabinet containing a plurality of heat storage rods which absorbs and stores heat when heated air is directed over the surfaces thereof. A delivery...
4391267 Heat storage material  
A liquid melt becomes converted to crystalline form at a particular temperature either spontaneously or when artificially nucleated. The liquid releases heat at crystallization. An additive is...
4378005 Heating pellet  
An improved heating pellet for keeping serving plates warm in hospitals and other food-service operations. The pellet is provided with a central hole and with notches in its rim for improving...
4375806 Heating system  
A heating system utilizing solar panels and buried ground conduits to collect and store heat which is delivered to a heat-pump heat exchanger. A heat-distribution fluid continuously circulates...
4372373 Casing for building works  
A casing for a building having an absorbing and heat exchange layer, which on operation for heating the building, has the function of stopping the loss of heat from the inside to the outside and,...
4369764 Solar heat storage system  
In a solar heating system, using liquid for heat-transfer or heat-storage or both, the liquid may be lost slowly due to a leaky pipe connection, or a cracked or split absorber plate or collector...
4366807 Natural circulation solar heat collection and storage system  
A solar heat energy collection system of the natural circulation type where the heat store is located above liquid cooled collectors. The system utilizes at least two liquids, the first is a...
4361135 Cooperative heat transfer and ground coupled storage system  
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...
4360442 Ethylene carbonate as a phase-change heat storage medium  
Ethylene carbonate is used as a heat storage medium in a process for the storage of heat wherein the medium changes phase during the release and absorption of heat.
4355682 Environmentally driven heating and cooling system  
Heat is transferred to and from a building having a stack or other group of containers for thermal storage mass, arranged to be illuminated directly or indirectly by sunlight, via a frontally...
4355627 Thermal storage system  
A thermal storage system for use with a solar collector and/or heat pump includes a plurality of discrete heat reservoirs having regular geometric shapes such as spheres or cylinders for forming a...
4353410 Method of controlling the heating of a chamber and a controlled chamber-heating installation  
The invention relates to a method of controlling the heating of a chamber and to a controlled installation for heating a chamber. Circulation of a heat-conveying fluid between a solar energy...
4351385 Temperature control system for chromatographs  
A compact temperature-control unit for use with gas chromatographs. The unit includes a highly insulated enclosure with a removable lid having a gas chromatograph column wound on a thin-walled...
4349446 Glauber's salt heat storage compositions, crystal habit modifiers  
Degradation of heat storage capacity in Glauber's salt heat storage compositions on thermal cycling is substantially decreased by addition of small amounts of crystal habit modifiers.
4346569 Natural ice for cooling energy  
A system for transmitting, storing and utilizing cold which includes the use of heat pipes for transmitting the winter cold to cool the anti-freezing liquid in the ground cold storage which in...
4343293 Solar domestic water heater  
In the field of solar heating, domestic water heating is accomplished by flowing the potable (city) water through an inner tank which is bathed in a non-toxic liquid in a slightly larger tank,...
4343989 Magnesium oxide based heat storage device  
A cast magnesium oxide based structure is utilized as a heat storage material. In preferred embodiments, the magnesium oxide heat storage material is cast directly about a source of heat. In...
4340032 Solar heating system  
A subterranean furnace contains a shell in which a plurality of bricks are arranged in a mass. A mirror reflects sun light into the furnace chamber and onto a magnifying glass which concentrates...
4340033 Heat collecting, utilizing and storage apparatus and method  
An apparatus and method is described and illustrated for maximizing the efficiency of a solar collector and the like as well as that of a liquid storage tank by maintaining the temperature of the...
4335706 Energy collector and transfer apparatus  
An energy collector and transferring apparatus which in its first embodiment utilizes three connected closed loop conduit systems. The first closed loop conduit system is to include an energy...
4328788 Heat storage in a pond containing a saturated aqueous saline solution  
Installation and method for the storage of thermal energy and its supply when required. The thermal energy may be solar or be derived from industry. For storage a pond is used which holds an...
4326975 Process for storing heat with a eutectic composition containing at least one saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon and at least one fatty acid  
Heat, particularly solar heat, is stored by a eutectic composition containing at least one saturated aliphatic hydrocarbon and at least one fatty acid having at least 10 carbon atoms.
4319629 Constant temperature box  
A constant temperature box comprises a body and a lid therefor which are of adiabatic construction, and is incorporated with a container used as a cooling or heating source, the container being...
4314602 Knock-down heat storage tank  
A knock-down tank for containing a liquid medium having a bottom panel, multiple side panels and a top panel secured together by fasteners inside the tank and insulated against heat transfer, the...
4313424 Solar heating system  
An improved solar heating system in which the incident radiation of the sun is absorbed on collector panels, transferred to a storage unit and then distributed as heat for a building and the like....
4311898 Electric baseboard heat storage apparatus and method of conversion  
A heat storage apparatus for a conventional electrical baseboard-mounted heater requires no modification of the heater and provides means for supporting, storing heat within and circulating...
4303541 Process for charging a latent heat storage device with a salt hydrate composition  
Disclosed is a process for preparing a salt hydrate composition having a phase transition heat greater than the heat capacity of water at a corresponding temperature, for charging a latent heat...
4303121 Energy storage by salt hydration  
A process and apparatus for energy storage wherein thermal energy from solar or waste heat derived sources is passed in thermal exchange relation with a hydrated inorganic salt, such as calcium...
4300536 Auxiliary hot water boiler with solar heater and heat exchange system  
An auxiliary hot water boiler and heat exchange system including a solar heater and adapted for use with a conventional, domestic closed loop hot water heating system and a conventional, domestic...
4299178 Furnace and heat storage assembly  
A furnace and associated heat storage assembly includes a firebox arranged within a rock storage area that incorporates a recirculating flue arrangement for returning unburned gases to below a...
4299270 Earth energy sink  
The heat sink underlays the structure served and comprises a shallow permeable layer near the surface through which water is circulated and the earth mass below it with which heat is exchanged by...
4296801 Reusable heat devices containing xylitol as the heat-storage material  
Both heat devices containing a supercooled xylitol and the use of supercooled xylitol as a heat source are disclosed.
4294311 Method of and arrangement for the seasonal storage and use of hot water produced in particular by electrical power-generating thermal and nuclear stations  
A large capacity tank for the seasonal storage of hot water from electrical power-generating thermal and nuclear plants to be used seasonally to heat buildings, consisting of a large basin which...
4294227 Apparatus for heating water by solar heat  
Apparatus comprising a solar collector, three heat exchangers operating at different temperature levels and connected in series on the service-water side, a latent-heat store, various lines and...
4291833 Heating system with focused solar panels and heat pump assist  
A heating system for a building having solar panels for collecting solar heat including sunlight concentrating lenses and a heat storage chamber for storing excess solar heat is disclosed. A heat...
4290416 Phase change energy storage panel for environmentally driven heating and cooling system  
A container of phase change energy storage material such as Glauber's salt is deployed behind the glazing of the south wall of a building structure for absorbing heat to heat the structure and/or...
4287942 Heat storage apparatus  
The invention disclosed is of a housing which includes a plurality of assemblies which carry chemical substances which can absorb and store heat. The assemblies comprise sheets of synthetic...
4287879 Water heating system using solar energy  
A water heating system includes a solar collector panel, a hot water heater tank, a serpentine tube-in-sheet heat exchanger jacket built into the water tank assembly, pumping means, fluid transfer...
4287943 Heat insulating box  
A heat insulating box comprises a body and lid of adiabatic construction, and at least one radiator housed within a space between the body and the lid and providing a heat insulating space. The...
4286574 Trickle-type thermal storage unit  
A method and apparatus for thermal storage having a movable manifold which discharges thermal transfer fluid to trickle through a particulate solid thermal storage medium to be collected for...
4285334 Solar heating system  
A solar water heating system including a solar collector panel and a combination storage tank and heat exchanger unit for receiving liquid heated in the solar collector panel. The collector panel...