Title:
WINDOW STRUCTURE
Kind Code:
A1


Abstract:
A window structure is provided, comprising a frame, a solar energy board, a plate and a heat isolation film. The solar energy board is disposed in the frame. The plate is disposed in the frame corresponding to the solar energy board, wherein an isolation chamber is formed between the plate and the solar energy board. The heat isolation film is disposed between the solar energy board and the plate, and divides the isolation chamber.



Inventors:
Young, Chin-huai (Taipei City, TW)
Chen, Yi-lin (Taipei City, TW)
Fan, Tzung-liang (Taipei City, TW)
Application Number:
12/050599
Publication Date:
11/13/2008
Filing Date:
03/18/2008
Assignee:
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY (TAIPEI CITY, TW)
Primary Class:
International Classes:
F24J2/00
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Primary Examiner:
PEYTON, DESMOND C
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
QUINTERO LAW OFFICE, PC (Venice, CA, US)
Claims:
What is claimed is:

1. A window structure, comprising: a frame; a solar energy board, disposed in the frame; a plate, disposed in the frame corresponding to the solar energy board, wherein an isolation chamber is formed between the plate and the solar energy board; and a heat isolation film, disposed between the solar energy board and the plate, and dividing the isolation chamber.

2. The window structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the solar energy board is an amorphous silicon solar energy board.

3. The window structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein a light transmission ratio of the solar energy board is 10%.

4. The window structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the isolation film is a transparent heat mirror film.

5. The window structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the solar energy board comprises a first surface, a second surface and a photo catalysis layer, the first surface is opposite to the second surface, the second surface faces the plate, and the photo catalysis layer is coated on the surface.

6. The window structure as claimed in claim 1, further comprising an isolation frame, disposed in the frame, sandwiched between the solar energy board and the plate, wherein the isolation frame, the solar energy board and the plate define the isolation chamber.

7. The window structure as claimed in claim 6, wherein the solar energy board comprises a first surface, a second surface and a wire box, the first surface is opposite to the second surface, the second surface faces the plate, and the wire box is disposed on the second surface outside of the isolation chamber.

8. The window structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the plate is a transparent plate.

9. The window structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the plate is a glass plate.

10. A window unit, comprising: two window structures as claimed in claim 6, wherein each window structure comprises a first side, the wire box nears the first side, the first side of one of the window structures faces the first side of the other window structure, and the wire boxes are parallel connected.

11. A window unit, comprising: two window structures as claimed in claim 6, wherein each window structure comprises a first side, the wire box nears the first side, the first sides of the window structures are on a straight line, and the wire boxes are series connected.

12. A wallboard, comprising: a substrate; a framework, disposed on the substrate, wherein the framework comprises a plurality of partitions; a plurality of window structures as claimed in claim 1, wherein the window structures are correspondingly disposed in the partitions.

13. The wallboard as claimed in claim 12, wherein the substrate is a concrete slab.

Description:

BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION

1. Field of the Invention

The invention relates to a window structure, and more particularly to a window structure providing electricity generation, heat isolation and self-cleaning functions.

2. Description of the Related Art

Conventional window structures of multi-storey buildings are simply constituted by thick glass plates. During sunny days, ultraviolet (UV) rays and heat radiation from sun directly enter the building, and increase temperature therein. Although heat isolation material or heat isolation film is disposed on a surface of glass plate, ultraviolet (UV) rays and heat radiation cannot be sufficiently isolated.

BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION

A detailed description is given in the following embodiments with reference to the accompanying drawings.

The invention provides a window structure comprising a frame, a solar energy board, a plate and a heat isolation film,. The solar energy board is disposed in the frame. The plate is disposed in the frame corresponding to the solar energy board, wherein an isolation chamber is formed between the plate and the solar energy board. The heat isolation film is disposed between the solar energy board and the plate, and divides the isolation chamber.

Utilizing the invention, the solar energy board provides improved light transmission ratio. Thus, scenery outside of the window structure can be viewed therethrough. Larger area of sunlight is absorbed by the solar energy board to generate electricity. Additionally, heat radiation from sunlight is sufficiently isolated by the heat isolation film, the isolation chamber and the plate. The invention thus provides improved vision, energy generation and heat isolation functions.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS

The invention can be more fully understood by reading the subsequent detailed description and examples with references made to the accompanying drawings, wherein:

FIG. 1a is a front view of a window structure of the invention;

FIG. 1b is a sectional view of the window structure of the invention;

FIG. 1c is a rear view of the window structure of the invention;

FIG. 2 shows window units constituted by the window structures of the invention;

FIG. 3a is a front view of a modified embodiment of the invention; and

FIG. 3b is a sectional view of a modified embodiment of the invention.

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION

The following description is of the best-contemplated mode of carrying out the invention. This description is made for the purpose of illustrating the general principles of the invention and should not be taken in a limiting sense. The scope of the invention is best determined by reference to the appended claims.

FIG. 1a is a front view of a window structure 100 of the invention. FIG. 1b is a sectional view of the window structure 100 of the invention. With reference to FIGS. 1a and 1b, the window structure 100 of the invention comprises a frame 110, a solar energy board 12Q, a plate 130, a heat isolation film 140, adhesive material 150, two isolation frames 151 and a wire box 160. The solar energy board 120, the plate 130, the heat isolation film 140, the isolation frames 151 and the wire box 160 are disposed in the frame 110. The plate 130 faces the solar energy board 120. The isolation frames 151 are sandwiched between the solar energy board 120 and the plate 130. The solar energy board 120, the plate 130 and the isolation frames 151 define an isolation chamber 170. The heat isolation film 140 is sandwiched between the isolation frames 151, and located between the solar energy board 120 and the plate 130 to divide the isolation chamber 170 into a first sub-chamber 171 and a second sub-chamber 172. The elements mentioned above are connected via the adhesive material 150.

The solar energy board 120 comprises a first surface 121, a second surface 122 and a photo catalysis layer 123. The first surface 121 is opposite to the second surface 122. The second surface 122 faces the plate 130. The photo catalysis layer 123 is coated on the first surface 121. The box 160 is disposed on the second surface 122 located outside of the isolation chamber 170.

In a modified embodiment, the solar energy board 120 is an amorphous silicon solar energy board, and a light transmission ratio thereof is 10%. The heat isolation film 140 is a transparent heat mirror film. The plate 130 is a transparent plate, such as a glass plate.

FIG. 1c is a rear view of the window structure 100 of the invention. The wire box 160 comprises a wire 161 and a wire 162 for transmitting electricity generated by the solar energy board 120. The window structure 100 further comprises a first side 101, and the wire box 160 is near the first side 101.

FIG. 2 shows window units constituted by the window structures of the invention. The window structure 100 and a window structure 100′ constitute a window unit, wherein the first sides (first side 101 and first side 101′) of the window structures (window structure 100 and window structure 100′) are on a straight line, and the wire boxes (wire box 160 and wire box 160′) are serially connected. The window structure 100 and a window structure 100″ constitute another window unit, wherein the first side 101 of one of the window structures (window structure 100) faces a first side 101″ of the other window structure (window structure 100″), and the wire boxes (wire box 160 and wire box 160″) are parallel connected.

Utilizing the invention, the solar energy board provides improved light transmission ratio. Thus, scenery outside of the window structure can be viewed therethrough. Larger area of sunlight is absorbed by the solar energy board to generate electricity. Additionally, heat radiation from sunlight is sufficiently isolated by the heat isolation film, the isolation chamber and the plate. The invention thus provides improved vision, energy generation and heat isolation functions.

FIGS. 3a and 3b show a wall board 200 of a modified embodiment of the invention, which comprises a substrate 210, a framework 220 and a plurality of window structures 100 mentioned above. The framework 220 comprises a plurality of partitions 221, and is disposed on the substrate 210. The window structures 100 are correspondingly disposed in the partitions 221. The substrate 210 is a concrete slab. The window structures 100 can be easily disposed on outer walls of building via the wall board 200 to provide energy generation and heat isolation functions.

While the invention has been described by way of example and in terms of preferred embodiment, it is to be understood that the invention is not limited thereto. To the contrary, it is intended to cover various modifications and similar arrangements (as would be apparent to those skilled in the art). Therefore, the scope of the appended claims should be accorded the broadest interpretation so as to encompass all such modifications and similar arrangements.