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Optimizing energy efficiency ratio feedback control for direct expansion
air-conditioners and heat pumps
Measured EER and COP are affected by the load under which an air conditioning, refrigeration or heating system is running; the load is a function of the...
Apparatus and method for recovering refrigerant through a double conduit
An apparatus for transferring a fluid from and/or to a system, e.g., an air conditioning system, includes a main compartment having at least one pumping device...
Active stress control during rapid shut down
A closed loop refrigerant expansion system with a tube and shell condenser is provided with a control which, upon shutdown, causes the flow of refrigerant to...
Thermally driven condenser unit and adsorption heat or refrigeration plant
A thermally driven condenser unit and an adsorption heat plant constructed therewith, which can be used as an adsorption heat pump, adsorption refrigeration...
Heat exchanger and air conditioning apparatus
A heat exchanger includes a plurality of flat tubes, a header collecting tube connected to the flat tubes, and fins joined to the flat tubes. The header...
Motor housing temperature control system
A method and apparatus for controlling temperature of a compressor motor (170) having a motor cooling circuit in a refrigeration system (1014) is provided. The...
Provided herein are a household appliance and a method for using a heat pump in a household appliance, which may include a household appliance for washing and...
Absorber with plate exchanger with porous distribution element
The system comprises a plurality of first fluidic flow channels and a distribution device fed by a flow of a first fluid, notably a liquid, and injecting the...
Refrigeration through voltage-controlled entropy change
A method for refrigeration through voltage-controlled entropy change includes applying a voltage signal to a piezoelectric material to generate strain in the...
Solid state optical refrigeration using stark manifold resonances in
A method and device for cooling electronics is disclosed. The device includes a doped crystal configured to resonate at a Stark manifold resonance capable of...
Absorption refrigeration system
An absorption refrigeration system can include: an evaporator configured to evaporate a first refrigerant; an absorber configured to contain an absorbent...
U-shaped pulse-tube refrigerator
A U-shaped pulse-tube refrigerator includes a regenerative tube and a pulse-tube that are juxtaposed with each other; a communicating path that connects a...
Stirling engine displacer drive
A cryocooler is provided that includes: a regenerator piston; a drive coupler; and a link flexure having a proximal end coupled by a first pin to the drive...
Electrochemical refrigeration systems and appliances
Refrigeration systems and appliances are provided. A refrigeration system includes a refrigerant, the refrigerant including a working fluid and an ...
Solar system mounting assembly
A ground mounting assembly, system and methods for ground mounting a structure include a plurality of posts, each of which are attached to at least one...
Radiator, in particular for room heating
A radiator in particular for room heating, comprising a control or measurement unit accommodated in a container integral with the radiator and positioned so as...
Systems and methods for controlling gas powered appliances
A control system for controlling a gas powered water heater includes a power system to provide electrical power, a valve control system to selectively hold a...
Modular manifold for a tankless water heater
A modular manifold for a tankless water heater includes a first cavity member and a second cavity member. The first cavity member includes a first opening, a...
Damper blade seal system
A damper comprising a frame, a first blade pivotally engaged with the frame, the first blade comprising a first end portion disposed at an obtuse angle .alpha....
Headliner vent housing
Systems and methods for a vent are described herein. In some embodiments, a vent may be configured to be positioned in an opening in a surface. The vent may...
Method and apparatus for two stage cooling of ambient air
An apparatus is provided comprising: a radiating panel mountable to a surface such that the panel is directed towards a night sky and cooled via radiation heat...
Indoor unit and air conditioner with same
An indoor unit and an air conditioner configured so that each outlet and each flap can be easily identified. An indoor unit (1) is provided with outlets...
Service water heating unit
The invention relates to a service water heating unit (2) comprising at least one heat exchanger (6), which comprises a first flow path (10) for a heating...
Exhaust apparatus, system, and method for enhanced capture and containment
A ventilation exhaust intake device is located at ceiling level of a production space and has a low profile form with combination of vertical and horizontal...
Oven with door having a convex shaped surface
An oven is provided that includes an internal surface that faces a cooking area of the oven. An oven door is present that has a convex surface. The oven door is...
Three-piece airblast fuel injector
A fuel system includes an external cool air source, and a fuel injector. The fuel injector includes a fuel circuit, an outer air circuit, an inner air circuit,...
Cooling unit for swilrer vane of combustion burner
A combustion burner including a fuel nozzle, a burner tube that surrounds the fuel nozzle to form an air passage between the burner tube and the fuel nozzle,...
Heater and ignition apparatus equipped with the heater
Quick ignition of gaseous fuel in a heater is accomplished. There is provided a heater including an insulating substrate having a rectangular prism shape; and a...
Combustion control device
A combustion control device includes a combustion fan motor, a control unit, a silicon diode group, a silicon diode, and a combustion-fan-disconnection...
Control and safety circuit for gas delivery valves
This invention relates to a control and safety circuit (1) for gas delivery valves, comprising an actuator (50) opening the gas delivery valve; a control unit...
Method and burner using the curie effect for controlling reactant velocity
for operation in pre-heated and...
Methods, burner, apparatuses, and systems are provided for controlling a velocity of a jet of gas exiting a burner when the gas is heated or not and at a...
An apparatus includes a tuyere, a plasma torch positioned to inject hot gas into the tuyere, and a plurality of nozzles configured to inject a combustible...
Method, system and apparatus for firing control
Disclosed herein is a method of controlling the air to fuel ratio in a burner containing a venturi assembly. The venturi includes an air inlet, a primary fuel...
Combustion-powered electrodynamic combustion system
Technologies are provided for employing electrical energy to control a combustion reaction. Energy is received from a combustion reaction. A portion of the...
Once-through steam generator
A once-through steam generator includes a combustion chamber, the walls of which comprise vertically arranged evaporator pipes connected to one another in...
Generation of steam by impact heating
Apparatus for generating steam, the apparatus including a source of liquid water, an injector in flow communication with the source of water for injecting...
Portable steam generating device
A steam generating device has a handle and a nozzle or pad attached to the handle for treating a surface. The handle includes a heat exchanger, a water...
Multifunctional home monitoring system combined with lighting device
Disclosed is a multifunctional home monitoring system combined with a lighting device, which includes a main housing that includes a main control board. The...
Light assemblies for electronic devices containing audio circuitry
Devices that include light assemblies for providing visual feedback to users that operate the electronic devices. In some instances, the devices comprise...
Illuminated mirror device and method for controlling illumination thereof
Provided is an illuminated mirror device including: a mirror; a light-emitting part for illumination disposed near the mirror; and driving means for driving the...
Light fixture with internally-loaded multilayer stack for pressure
A submersible luminaire includes forward and aft housings that couple together. A transparent pressure-bearing window, a window support structure, a circuit...
Adjustable laser illumination pattern
A laser illuminator emitting a circular profile of substantially uniform intensity is presented. The laser illuminator may include a heat sink configured to...
Light-emitting diode lighting apparatus having multifunctional heat sink
Disclosed is a light-emitting diode (LED) lighting apparatus having a multifunctional heat sink flange, which includes an LED board on which a transmitted light...
System and method of creating a decorative panel
A system and method of creating a decorative panel enables the creation of a decorative panel through a unique arrangement of illuminating blocks. The blocks...
Modular illustration lamp
A modular illumination lamp comprises a base, wherein the lamp further comprises: a first frame integrally formed with the base; a second frame connected to the...
A luminaire can comprise a frame that provides a cavity for emitting illumination towards a space to be illuminated. A light source, such as a row of light...
Single axis adjustment for emergency lights emitting an asymmetric beam
pattern to illuminate a path of egress
A light fixture includes a housing and at least one adjustable light assembly coupled thereto. Each light assembly includes a light source and an optic lens...
Adaptive multi-wavelength laser illuminator
A system includes one or more lasers, a collimator, and a controller. The one or more lasers are configured to generate laser illumination. The collimator is...
Illuminated clip and methods of use
A surgical clip for illuminating tissue in a surgical field has first and second elongate arms and a connector joining the arms together. The arms are biased to...
Laser protective device with reflecting filter on non-absorbing and
A laser reflecting has a low transmittance at one or more laser wavelengths while substantially transmitting all other wavelengths in the spectral range of...