Sign up
Matches 1 - 50 out of 110 1 2 3 >


Match Document Document Title
8807130 Apparatus for generating process heat for a packaging arrangement  
An apparatus intended for generating process heat for a packaging arrangement and can be operated using an energy source which can only be regulated to a limited extent, if at all. For this...
8776785 Solar half parabolic shell smelter with a heliostat on a turntable  
Invented is a solar smelter that also manufactures hot air or hot fluids. A curved parabolic-half-shell and curved-overhang focuses the sun's rays, sunlight, unto a crucible, which is buried into a...
8776784 Solar power device  
A concentrating solar power device may include a primary mirror, a secondary mirror, and a thermal storage device. The primary mirror may reflect solar rays from the sun towards the secondary...
8701653 High energy density thermal storage device and method  
A novel thermal storage device includes a container of metallic phase change material (MPCM). The MPCM has a high latent heat of fusion and a high thermal conductivity in its solid state. A thermal...
8544275 Apparatus and method for storing heat energy  
Method and apparatus for storing heat in industrial systems where large sources of stored energy are called upon to meet a work load, storing the heat content of a hot working fluid by using the...
8484973 Thermal energy store  
A method for alternate storage and outputting of the thermal energy which is obtained in the primary circuit of a solar-thermal power station, using a heat carrier medium, which can be partially...
8430091 Solar heating blocks  
A solar heating block, designed for use in assembling solar heating panels in the walls of buildings, has a first compartment and a second compartment within its interior volume. The first...
8397710 Solar receiver panels  
A boiler for a solar receiver includes a plurality of boiler panels arranged side by side with each other so that the panels form a boiler wall section. Piping fluidly connects the plurality of...
8151788 Wall or roof of a building with at least one heat controlling element  
The invention concerns a wall or roof of a building, wherein at least one heat controlling element for controlling a temperature in the building is arranged in the wall or the roof to form a...
8096293 Water-heating system  
A liquid-heating system has a solar energy collector exposed to solar radiation, a geothermal heat exchanger buried in the ground at a depth between 0.5 m and 5 m, a heater through which a liquid...
8082916 Solar heating blocks  
A solar heating block, designed for use in assembling solar heating panels in the walls of buildings, has a first compartment and a second compartment within its interior volume. The first...
7958885 Method for operating an active thermal energy storage system  
An active thermal energy storage system is disclosed which uses an energy storage material that is stable at atmospheric pressure and temperature and has a melting point higher than 32 degrees F....
7913685 Textile heat accumulator for utilization of solar energy  
The invention relates to a textile heat accumulator consisting of a textile carrier material to which a plurality of thin capillaries for water transportation are attached and which is coated with...
7650721 Window for absorbing sunlight heat in warm weather that otherwise would flow uncontrolled therethrough and discharging the sunlight heat to the atmosphere while permitting relatively unobstructed vision therethrough and passing the sunlight heat in cold weather therethrough for thermal warming  
A window for absorbing sunlight heat in warm weather that otherwise would flow uncontrolled therethrough and discharging the sunlight heat to the atmosphere while permitting relatively unobstructed...
7614397 Solar energy storage system  
A method and apparatus for storing, transporting, and releasing high grade, thermodynamically useful energy for a wide variety of uses. Solar energy is collected and reflected onto a heat storage...
7441558 Active thermal energy storage system  
An active thermal energy storage system is disclosed which uses an energy storage material that is stable at atmospheric pressure and temperature and has a melting point higher than 32 degrees F....
7252084 Solar tracking system  
A solar tracking system has a first set of solar heat gain transducers (700) that produce respective first output signals to drive a reversible first motor (300) for changing a vertical angle of a...
6701914 Installation for storing thermal energy  
The installation stores thermal energy, i.e., heat energy and/or cold energy. A plurality of conduits are laid underground. Several regions that are arranged one inside the other and contain...
6668819 Method and apparatus for temperature control of an enclosure  
A structure or enclosure with a solar energy absorbing system, arranged so that at least one wall faces the sun and at least one wall is shaded. The structure has a thermal switch between the solar...
6581589 Solar cell with a solar collector and storage elements  
Heat insulations in houses having card-board lattice arranged behind a glass pane yield, in practice, a heat flow which is dependent on insolation. Said heat flow is lower at night and during weak...
6575234 Dynamic heating and cooling of a building using liquid foam  
A heating and cooling system and a method for controlling and regulating the temperature within a building envelope (10) having roof and wall cavities (14) adapted to receive replaceable foam...
6459033 Removably mountable blind-type curtain  
A removably mountable blind-type curtain is provided which includes a plurality of blinds removably securable to a curtain support. One or more of the blinds have a solar module secured thereto for...
6446625 Solar energy collection system and fluid conduit therefor  
A solar energy collection system that can be retrofitted into pavement covered lots, such as macadam covered parking lots has a pump and heat exchanger, and a conduit buried below the pavement...
5954046 Heating and ventilation system for a building  
A system for heating and ventilating a building which includes a generally peripheral foundation element which supports the external walls of the building. Room air is heated and circulated below...
5904138 Method for generating steam with concentrated solar radiation and solar apparatus therefor  
The method for generating steam with concentrated solar radiation includes the step of heating an absorber by solar radiation and directing a stream of air through the absorber to produce a heated...
5894836 Compound solar water heating and dehumidifying device  
A compound solar water heating and dehumidifying device including an adsorption bed disposed at a lower rim of a plate type heat collector of a solar water heating element for causing a heat...
5755216 Building products incorporating phase change materials and method of making same  
A building product having thermal energy storage properties in the form of a cementitious hollow core building block having a hollow core or cores and having within the hollow core(s) a composite...
5647343 Latent store  
The invention relates to a latent store with a photosensitive storage medium and a regenerating agent. To this end, an organic storage substance with at least two stable stereoisomeric...
5339798 Modular home system  
A modular panel system for constructing buildings. Panels are made from column structures which form fit so that they slide together to create the panel. Panels are specially constructed so that...
5211334 Motor vehicle fluid heating device with heat storage  
A vehicle heating system supplied with coolant from the engine and in the case of which there is a bypass connecting limbs of the heating circuit extending downstream from the engine and,...
5195503 Solar collector  
A solar collector for use in association with a building, the system having a concave mirror located on the exterior of the building and defining a focal point, a moveable mounting for moving the...
5175967 Natural light distributing apparatus  
An elongate conduit directed from within a dwelling to position through a roof of the dwelling includes a mirrored interior surface, with its upper terminal end oriented orthogonally relative to...
4867134 Fluid-heating solar collector  
A fluid-heating solar collector comprises a solar energy absorber with heat conducting and radiation absorbing material arranged to provide a plurality of angularly bent conduits extending...
4852547 Heat storage  
The present invention comprises heat-storage means to store heat in a tank of liquid, and back-up heat means. The back-up heat means comprise more than one source of heat, which can produce back-up...
4676068 System for solar energy collection and recovery  
A system for the collection of solar radiation and the recovery of thermal energy therefrom includes solar radiation receiver means at or near the focus of a solar radiation concentrating means for...
4662354 Heating and/or cooking device using solar energy  
A device to be used for space heating and/or cooking comprises a solar collector connected via an inclined heat pipe to a heat store. A thermal load, in the form of a heat-emitting plate, either is...
4628906 Method and installation for raising the water temperature in inland basins  
The present invention is directed to a method for increasing the thermic content and, therefore, the water temperature in inland open water basins which have, therefore, an outlet or drain. The...
4621614 Heat storage means  
This invention is a heat storage system utilizing pressure treated, high density fibrous products to capture and hold heat, particularly in passive solar applications. This heat storage means is...
4559925 Solar collector assembly  
A solar collector assembly designed for installation in a southerly facing wall in order to heat the interior of an enclosed structure. The assembly comprises a transparent window combined with an...
4552212 Structure heating and cooling system  
This invention is a system for passive solar heating and cooling of homes, offices and other structures whereby the entire building may be used for storage of heat or cold with both collection and...
4552205 Dual storage heating and cooling system  
A solar heating and cooling system is disclosed which provides substantially consistent levels of temperature within a preselected range in an air space of an enclosed structure. The system...
4539975 Integral storage solar heating system  
An improved integral storage solar heating system is described which comprises an integral storage solar collector comprising an absorber means, a heat storage medium of large heat capacity and...
4531511 Means for controlling heat flux  
A form of insulation is disclosed that takes up less room and is more efficient than insulation currently available. It has several modes of use that make it more versatile than conventional...
4523576 Solar heating apparatus with solar heat receiving means and heat storage and distribution means  
A solar heating apparatus including a solar collector for the heating of air passing therethrough, a heat storage and distribution device, in communication with air from the solar collector, for...
4505259 Heat regulation system and method for building structure  
A building having window structures in exterior walls of the building. Each window structure has an exterior and an interior panel spaced from one another to define a plenum therebetween, with...
4469086 Solar heated building structure and method of operating a solar-heat collector system  
A building having rooms to be heated is supported at least in part on a cylindrical double wall concrete tank, the inner wall of which receives a heating fluid preferably heated by a solar...
4467859 Energy efficient building structure and panel therefor  
A building structure is constructed from a plurality of sheathed, foam cored structural panels which are adapted to receive solar energy conversion or heat storage devices and are adapted to be...
4465056 Method and means for removing heat from a heat storage layer of water  
A heat storage pond, of the type having a lower heat storage layer of water covered by an insulating layer, has a partition that extends from a location on the periphery of the pond toward an...
4459973 Solar panel construction for buildings  
The subject invention is a movable solar panel apparatus adapted for slidable movement from areas outside of a building to areas inside such building; the invention comprising a generally spatial...
4442827 Solar heat collector  
A compact, self-contained solar heat collector is disclosed which is particularly suited for addition to new or existing structures in the form of window shutters, exterior siding, awnings,...
Matches 1 - 50 out of 110 1 2 3 >