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04/07/16
20160097556 
 Method and  managing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning patent thumbnailMethod and managing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning
A method for managing an air conditioner is provided. The method includes determining a power consumption pattern of the air conditioner while controlling the air conditioner, based on at least one power consumption factor, calculating a threshold value of power consumption according to an operating time of the air conditioner based on distribution information of the determined power consumption pattern, determining whether a current power consumption is within a threshold value range of the calculated threshold value of power consumption, and generating and transmitting a signal to a manager server if the current power consumption is not within the threshold value range..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


04/07/16
20160096460 
 Motor vehicle seat provided with a system for supplying conditioned air patent thumbnailMotor vehicle seat provided with a system for supplying conditioned air
In a motor-vehicle seat a padding body of a cushion and/or backrest has a passage for air coming from an air conditioning system of the motor-vehicle. This passage includes a closed cavity defined between a lowered surface formed in an outer surface of the padding body and the seat cover.
C.r.f. Societa Consortile Per Azioni


04/07/16
20160096411 
 Power recovery system for a vehicle patent thumbnailPower recovery system for a vehicle
A power recovery system for a heating, ventilation and air conditioning system of a vehicle includes an air handling system flow path, and a heater core disposed in a first flow path in fluid communication with the air handling system flow path. A heat sink is disposed in a second flow path in fluid communication with the air handling system flow path.
Nissan North America, Inc.


04/07/16
20160096171 
 Isolator system patent thumbnailIsolator system
An isolator system including: a body case; a sterilizing unit; an air conditioning unit; a display unit; a control unit; and a storage unit, the control unit being configured to, after startup, confirm whether a concentration of a sterilizing substance in a work area is equal to or less than a predetermined concentration, or not, and when the concentration of the sterilizing substance exceeds the predetermined concentration, store a high concentration flag in the storage unit, and thereafter, check an operation of the air conditioning unit, if there is no problem with the operation of the air conditioning unit, confirm whether the flag is stored, and when the flag is stored, operate the air conditioning unit for a predetermined time period, to lower the concentration of the sterilizing substance, and when the flag is not stored, end check of the operation of the air conditioning unit.. .
Panasonic Healthcare Holdings Co., Ltd.


03/31/16
20160091236 
 Air conditioning system with vapor injection compressor patent thumbnailAir conditioning system with vapor injection compressor
An air conditioning system can be toggled between a heating mode, in which heat is withdrawn from a source (e.g., a geothermal source) and deposited into a conditioned space (e.g., a building), and a cooling mode, in which heat is withdrawn from the conditioned space and deposited into the source. The air conditioning system uses a combination of efficiency-enhancing technologies, including injection of superheated vapor into the system's compressor from an economizer circuit, adjustable compressor speed, the use of one or coaxial heat exchangers and the use of electronic expansion valves that are continuously adjustable from a fully closed to various open positions.
Waterfurnace International, Inc.


03/31/16
20160091230 
 Method and  improving refrigeration and air conditioning efficiency patent thumbnailMethod and improving refrigeration and air conditioning efficiency
A method and apparatus for improving refrigeration and air conditioning efficiency for use with a heat exchange system having a compressor, condenser, evaporator, expansion device, and circulating refrigerant. The apparatus includes is a liquid refrigerant containing vessel having a refrigerant entrance and a refrigerant exit with the vessel positioned in the heat exchange system between the condenser and the evaporator, and means for creating a turbulent flow of liquefied refrigerant.
Articmaster Inc.


03/31/16
20160091228 
 Air conditioning system with vapor bypassing patent thumbnailAir conditioning system with vapor bypassing
An air conditioning system that includes an evaporator stage, first and second sorption stages that transition between active states and regeneration states, a compressor stage that receives a portion of a refrigerant vapor from the first or second sorption stage in the active state, a condenser stage that receives the refrigerant vapors from the compressor and from the first or second sorption stage in the regeneration state in a manner that bypasses the compressor stage, and where condenser stage also condenses the received refrigerant vapors and directs the refrigerant condensate to the evaporator stage.. .
Msp Corporation


03/31/16
20160091218 
 Preference determination apparatus, air conditioning control system, preference determination method and air conditioning control method patent thumbnailPreference determination apparatus, air conditioning control system, preference determination method and air conditioning control method
A preference determination type air conditioning control apparatus provides a preference determination component, a control plan memory component for storing a control plan, for each of a temporary preference and a continuing preference, that has stipulated a rule for changing the control setting value of the air conditioning in response to said preference for air conditioning from a submitter, a control plan decision component for deciding the control plan that corresponds to the determination result of the preference determination apparatus, as the control plan to be implemented by air conditioning equipment, and equipment control component for controlling air conditioning equipment based on the control plan. The preference determination component provides an input means for receiving a preference for air conditioning from a submitter, and a determination processing means for determining, according to a notification count, whether the preference from the submitter is a temporary preference or a continuing preference..
Azbil Corporation


03/31/16
20160091215 
 Air conditioning and heat pump system with evaporative cooling system patent thumbnailAir conditioning and heat pump system with evaporative cooling system
An air conditioning and heat pump system includes a multi-communicative valve unit, a compressor unit connected to the multi-communicative valve unit, an evaporator unit connected to the multi-communicative valve unit, a heat exchanger connected to multi-communicative valve unit, a water heater connected to the compressor unit and the multi-communicative valve unit, and an evaporative cooling system which comprises at least one multiple-effect evaporative condenser for effectively cooling the working fluid. The air conditioning and heat pump system is selectively operated in one of an air conditioning mode, a heat pump mode, a water heater mode, and a defrosting mode, and can be switched such that the working fluid can either be cooled by the evaporator unit or and evaporative cooling system..

03/31/16
20160090773 
 Window system for a vehicle patent thumbnailWindow system for a vehicle
A window system for a vehicle includes a control module in communication with the powered window. The control module can cause the powered window to be positioned in response to a vehicle condition.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.


03/24/16
20160084552 

Systems and methods implementing robust air conditioning systems configured to utilize thermal energy storage to maintain a low temperature for a target space


Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention implement air conditioning systems that are operable to establish/maintain a desired temperature for a target space and simultaneously establish/maintain a temperature lower than the desired temperature for the target space for an included cold thermal energy storage unit. In one embodiment, an air conditioning system includes: a condensing unit; a liquid pressurizer and distributor ensemble; a cold thermal energy storage unit; a target space; and a suction gas/equalizer; where the listed components are operatively connected by piping such that vapor compression cycles can be simultaneously implemented that result in the cooling of the cold thermal energy storage unit and the target space; and the air conditioning system is configured such that the simultaneous implementation of vapor compression cycles results in cooling the cold thermal energy storage unit to a greater extent relative to the target space..
Axiom Exergy Inc.


03/24/16
20160084551 

Indoor unit of air conditioner, control terminal apparatus and air conditioning method


An indoor unit of an air conditioner including a plurality of indoor units and one outdoor unit connected to the plurality of indoor units to be operated as a cooling cycle or a heating cycle is provided. The indoor unit includes: a communicator receiving setting information for performing air conditioning in a room from a control terminal apparatus; and a controller determining whether the received setting information is valid setting information applicable to the indoor unit depending on whether the air conditioner is operated as the cooling cycle or the heating cycle and setting the setting information in the indoor unit depending on the determination result..
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/24/16
20160084545 

Solar collector and solar air conditioning system having the same


A solar air conditioning system and method of superheating working fluid is provided. The solar air conditioning system superheats the working fluid using radiant energy from the sun, and then delivers the working fluid as a superheated and higher-pressured gas to a condenser within the solar air conditioning system.

03/24/16
20160084536 

Systems and methods implementing robust air conditioning systems configured to utilize thermal energy storage to maintain a low temperature for a target space


Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the invention implement air conditioning systems that are operable to establish/maintain a desired temperature for a target space and simultaneously establish/maintain a temperature lower than the desired temperature for the target space for an included cold thermal energy storage unit. In one embodiment, an air conditioning system includes: a condensing unit; a liquid pressurizer and distributor ensemble; a cold thermal energy storage unit; a target space; and a suction gas/equalizer; where the listed components are operatively connected by piping such that vapor compression cycles can be simultaneously implemented that result in the cooling of the cold thermal energy storage unit and the target space; and the air conditioning system is configured such that the simultaneous implementation of vapor compression cycles results in cooling the cold thermal energy storage unit to a greater extent relative to the target space..
Axiom Exergy Inc.


03/24/16
20160084521 

Silencer for a vehicle air conditioning system


A silencer for a vehicle air conditioning system is designed to reduce a noise and a vibration of a compressor transmitted into a vehicle room along coolant pipes. The silencer includes a silencer body tube and an external resonance tube.
Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp


03/24/16
20160084267 

System incorporating solid impermeable and corrosion resistant barrier to isolate airstream and contaminants for air quality and safety


A containment unit for use with hazardous materials and in heating, ventilating, and air conditioning applications has a lateral wall, a first terminal end, and a second terminal end. The lateral wall includes a lateral inner wall, a lateral insulation layer, and a lateral outer wall that form a main body and an access panel; the first terminal end and the second terminal end being adjacently connected to the main body and the access panel being removably attached to the main body.

03/24/16
20160083100 

Aircraft air conditioning system and operating an aircraft air conditioning system


An aircraft air conditioning system comprising an ambient air supply line having a first end connected to an ambient air inlet and a second end connected to a mixer of the aircraft air conditioning system so as to supply ambient air to the mixer. A first compressor is arranged in the ambient air supply line and is adapted to compress the ambient air flowing through the ambient air supply line.
Airbus Operations Gmbh


03/24/16
20160082808 

Directional climate control system with infrared targeting


A heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (hvac) system has a steerable outlet for directing a stream of treated air into a passenger compartment of a vehicle. A thermographic imager is configured to capture thermographic images covering a fixed region within the passenger compartment in which an occupant is potentially located.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


03/24/16
20160082807 

Mode door with integrated stratification features


The device may be arranged in an air conditioning system for a motor vehicle with means for conveying, for cooling and for heating an air mass flow, including a housing with a mixing chamber, in which the device for guiding air is arranged.. .

03/24/16
20160082805 

R744 based heat pump system with a water cooled gas cooler for cooling, heating and dehumidification of an ev/hev


The invention relates to an air conditioning system for a motor vehicle, with at least two coolant circuits as well as a refrigerant circuit. The refrigerant circuit comprises a compressor for the compression of the refrigerant, a heat exchanger for the cooling and liquefying of the compressed refrigerant, an expansion device, and a heat exchanger for the evaporation of the two-phase refrigerant.
Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp.


03/24/16
20160082804 

Air conditioning system for automotive vehicles


An air conditioning system for motor vehicles includes an air conditioner case having a left path, a right path and a rear seat path. A temperature door is configured to adjust a volume of a cold air or a hot air.
Hanon Systems


03/24/16
20160081298 

Pet enclosure with controllable interior environment


A pet enclosure having a controllable interior environment. The pet enclosure comprises a head portion, a body portion, a base portion, and cooling means for circulating air throughout the enclosure.

03/17/16
20160079020 

Encapsulation of components and a low energy circuit for hazardous locations


Embodiments of the disclosure provide an encapsulated compressor overload, an encapsulated compressor relay start, an encapsulated head pressure control switch and a wiring diagram for a circuit for air conditioning units which prevent gases from being ignited by means of encapsulating sparking components, use of solid-state switching devices, and/or wiring circuits in such a way that open contacts do not contain enough energy to produce a spark capable of igniting the atmosphere.. .

03/17/16
20160076789 

Decorative panel and air-conditioner indoor unit provided with same


Disclosed herein is a decorative panel for a ceiling-mounted indoor unit of an air conditioning device, and the panel is configured to improve the design of a suction grill without increasing the number of manufacturing process steps. The decorative panel includes: a panel body having a suction port; and a suction grill attached to the suction port of the panel body.
Daikin Industries, Ltd.


03/17/16
20160076786 

Air conditioning indoor unit


An air conditioning indoor unit includes a movable first air direction adjustment plate that changes an up and down direction of the outlet air, a second air direction adjustment plate disposed adjacent to the air outlet, and a control unit that controls postures of the first and second adjustment plates. The second adjustment plate has at least a front end portion housed in an indoor unit front portion outside a blowing path when housed.
Daikin Industries, Ltd.


03/17/16
20160076783 

Interactive a/c service gauge system


An interactive service gauge system for servicing an air conditioning system. The system includes a sending unit configured to releasably couple to the air conditioning system.

03/17/16
20160076252 

Passive skylight dome configured to increase light to increase collection at low sun elevation angles and to reduce light at high sun elevation angles


The present subject matter comprises a simple, passive skylight dome with relatively tall partially vertical sides comprising partially transparent material which diffuses the transmitted light, and a mostly opaque sun shade near the top of the relatively tall partially vertical sides. The partially vertical sides are able to better intercept sunlight from low sun elevation angles than conventional horizontal skylights.
Entech Solar, Inc


03/17/16
20160075212 

Heat-pump-type vehicle air conditioning system and defrosting method thereof


Provided is a heat-pump-type vehicle air conditioning system that passes hot gas to both a vehicle-cabin-exterior condenser and a vehicle-cabin-exterior vaporizer during a defrosting operation, and that, even during times of low outside air temperature, can efficiently defrost in a short period of time and can use the cooling cycle of an existing system as-is. In the heat-pump-type vehicle air conditioning system (1): a vehicle-cabin-interior condenser (8) disposed downstream of a vehicle-cabin-interior vaporizer (7) within an hvac unit (2) is connected, with refrigerant switching means (16) therebetween, to a cycle (23) for cooling comprising an electric compressor (15), a vehicle-cabin-exterior condenser (17), a first decompression unit (19) with on-off valve function, the vehicle-cabin-interior vaporizer (7), and an accumulator (21); a vehicle-cabin-exterior vaporizer (27) disposed at the outside of the vehicle cabin is connected, with a second decompression unit (26) with on-off valve function therebetween, to the exit-side liquid refrigerant pipe (22b) of the vehicle-cabin-exterior condenser (17); and furthermore a bypass circuit (32) having a third decompression unit (30) with on-off function is connected between the accumulator (21) and the exit exit-side liquid refrigerant pipe (22b) of the vehicle-cabin-exterior condenser (17)..
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Automotive Thermal Systems Co., Ltd.


03/17/16
20160075209 

Watertight seal design for vehicle evaporator tubes and valve


A seal for a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) system for a motor vehicle. The seal includes a first sealing portion, a second sealing portion, and a hinge disposed intermediate the first sealing portion and the second sealing portion.
Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp


03/17/16
20160075208 

Modular air conditioning system


A thermal energy storage system of a vehicle is disclosed. The thermal energy storage system includes a refrigerant circuit conveying a refrigerant therethrough.
Halla Visteon Climate Control Corp.


03/17/16
20160073758 

Vapor beautifying and hair conditioning machine


The present application is used in the technical field of beautifying and hair conditioning, and provides a vapor beautifying and hair conditioning machine comprising a main machine and an ejection gun; wherein, the ejection gun is communicated with the main machine via a hose, the main machine is provided with a socket, and one end of the hose is provided with a plug that is capable of being inserted in the socket; the socket is provided therein with a hose connector male end and a latching groove, the plug is provided therein with a hose connector female end and a latching member, and the hose connector male end and the hose connector female end engage with each other; when the plug is inserted in the socket, the latching member is inserted and held in the latching groove.. .

03/10/16
20160069594 

Re-cooling type air conditioning apparatus


The present invention is comprised of a heat supply circulation circuit: the liquid refrigerant from the refrigerant tank, after being boosted by the cryogenic liquid pump, enters the condensing evaporator, to transfer the cold to the backflow refrigerant at a higher temperature, after increasing pressure and temperature via the compressor, it is sent to the user system to supply heat, the refrigerant gas from the user system enters the condensing evaporator, and returns via the throttle valve to the refrigerant tank; and a cold supply circulation circuit: the liquid refrigerant from the refrigerant tank, after boosting by the cryogenic liquid pump, enters the condensing evaporator, to transfer the cold to the backflow refrigerant in the cold recovery channel, the refrigerant, after releasing the cold energy with increased temperature, flows to the user system to supply cold, the refrigerant gas from the user system returns via the compressor, condensing evaporator, and throttle valve to the refrigerant tank.. .
Nanjing Reclaimer Environmental Teknik Co., Ltd


03/10/16
20160069588 

Heat medium heating device, manufacturing same, and vehicle air conditioning device using same


The heat medium heating device is provided with the following: a plurality of flat heat exchange tubes in which u-turn flow channels are formed; a heat medium inlet and outlet header to which heat medium inlet and outlet pipes are connected, and to which one end of each of the flat heat exchange tubes is connected at predetermined intervals and is jointed by brazing; and a plurality of sets of ptc heaters stacked between the flat heat exchange tubes. A heat exchange element comprising the flat heat exchange tubes, the heat medium inlet and outlet header, and the ptc heaters is sandwiched between a holding plate or a bottom face of a housing and a substrate mount, and is accommodated and installed within the housing in a state where the flat heat exchange tubes and the ptc heaters are in close contact..
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Automotive Thermal Systems Co., Ltd.


03/10/16
20160069584 

Hvac information display system


A system and approach for providing information about a heating, ventilation and air conditioning system. A screen of the system on a display may have a portion revealing a perspective with a view of components such as cooling and heating coils, fans, dampers, sensors, and so forth.
Honeywell International Inc.


03/10/16
20160069582 

Hvac system with motion sensor


A heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning (hvac) system includes a motion sensor located in a system controller, a zone thermostat, and/or a zone sensor. The zone sensor is configured to detect motion within a space conditioned by the hvac system.
Trane International Inc.


03/10/16
20160069581 

System and controlling at least one fan and a compressor


A system and method for controlling at least one fan and/or a compressor are described and shown. The system may comprise an electronic controller, an indoor sensor responsive to at least one characteristic of interior air, and an outdoor sensor responsive to at least one characteristic of exterior air.

03/10/16
20160069575 

Natatorium dehumidifier


The present invention provides improved dehumidification and/or air conditioning systems, and associated methods and equipment, for example for use in a natatorium housing a swimming pool, or other buildings which may enclose sources of humidity or otherwise resulting in a need for air treatment.. .
United Maintenance, Inc.


03/10/16
20160068731 

Methods and apparatus using refrigerant compositions comprising refrigerant and lubricant comprising perfluoropolyether and non-fluorinated lubricant


Disclosed herein is a method to improve miscibility in refrigeration, air conditioning, heat pump or power cycle systems comprising charging a refrigeration, air conditioning or heat pump system with a refrigerant composition; wherein the refrigerant composition comprises at least one refrigerant and a lubricant comprising at least one perfluoropolyether and at least one non-fluorinated lubricant, provided that the refrigerant composition has no more than two liquid phases over the range of the composition and over a range of temperature from about −40° c. To about +60° c.
The Chemours Company Fc, Llc


03/10/16
20160068270 

Air generation unit for an aircraft


An air generation unit for an aircraft, an air generation arrangement, an aircraft and a method for operating an air generation unit in an aircraft are described. The air generation unit for an aircraft includes an air supply means and a control unit.
Airbus Defence And Space Gmbh


03/10/16
20160068150 

Device and drying air, as well as a rail vehicle comprising such a device


An arrangement for drying air, particularly for a compressed air installation of a rail vehicle, includes an air dryer that receives air that is to be dried, via an air dryer inlet. In order to optimize the arrangement with regard to external conditions prevailing in the region of a rail bound transportation route to be travelled, an air conditioning installation is provided that supplies air to an air conditioning installation outlet, the air dryer inlet being connected, by way of an air channel particularly designed as an air conduit, to the air conditioning installation outlet such that at least one portion of the air supplied from the air conditioning installation forms the air that is to be dried.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft


03/10/16
20160068046 

Motorcycle air conditioning and cooling device


A motorcycle air conditioning device, a motorcycle rider cooling device, and an air conditioning cooling system are described that include using a thermoelectric device and/or a turbo fan mountable on a motorcycle, all-terrain vehicle, or utility task vehicle. The motorcycle air conditioning device, the motorcycle rider cooling device, and the air conditioning cooling system may thus provide directed cooled air for a rider.

03/10/16
20160068037 

Refrigerant allocation between automotive hvac and engine air/fuel cooling


An engine fuel and air cooling system for vehicles exchanges heat between a coolant and air conditioning system refrigerant. The system provides a cabin cooling only mode, a cabin and engine fuel and air cooling mode, and an engine fuel and air cooling only mode.

03/03/16
20160065038 

Driving module for vehicles


A driving module for vehicles includes a vehicle driving motor, a case configured to accommodate the vehicle driving motor and a gear device transmitting rotary force of the vehicle driving motor to axles, a vehicle interior air conditioning compressor mounted on the case, and an integrated control module mounted on the case and including a first power conversion device to drive the vehicle driving motor and a second power conversion device to drive the vehicle interior air conditioning compressor, the first and second power conversion devices being integrated into the integrated control module, thus having a compact and lightweight structure and minimizing the number of parts.. .
Lg Electronics Inc.


03/03/16
20160062332 

Smart hvac


A method for heating ventilation and air conditioning (hvac) systems is described. In one embodiment, the method includes measuring a temperature of a first room of a building via a first thermometer placed in the first room and measuring a temperature of a second room of the building via a second thermometer placed in the second room and receiving the temperature of the first room via a first data communication device communicatively coupled to a first hvac register in the first room and receiving the temperature of the second room via a second data communication device communicatively coupled to a second hvac register in the second room.
Vivint, Inc.


03/03/16
20160061668 

Temperature distribution prediction method and air conditioning management system


A temperature distribution prediction method of predicting a predetermined temperature distribution in an air conditioning system, the air conditioning system including an air conditioner for supplying temperature-adjusted air into a room where racks in which electronic apparatuses are accommodated are installed; and air blowers for transferring the air supplied from the air conditioner to an intake side of the racks, the method includes: measuring the temperature distribution for actual conditions varying the operating situations of the air blowers; and predicting the temperature distribution for conditions of non-measurement for the air blowers based on the measured values.. .
Fujitsu Limited


03/03/16
20160061479 

Systems for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning applications


A motor control system for heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) applications is described. The motor control system includes a thermostat and an electronically commutated motor (ecm) coupled to the thermostat.
Regal Beloit America, Inc.


03/03/16
20160061472 

Method and device for controlling room temperature and humidity


The present disclosure relates to a sensor network, machine type communication (mtc), machine-to-machine (m2m) communication, and technology for internet of things (iot). The present disclosure may be applied to intelligent services based on the above technologies.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.


03/03/16
20160061470 

Electric apparatus, air conditioner, external controller, mobile terminal, and air conditioning system


The object is to obtain an electric apparatus capable of immediately using an application program at the time of installing an apparatus without causing pressure on the capacity of a storage region included in a controller of the apparatus to be controlled while reducing loads on an external server and a communication line. Also, the electric apparatus is capable of making each apparatus perform a specific function by a mobile terminal to be operated.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


03/03/16
20160061469 

Building power management systems


Methods, systems, and devices are disclosed for managing building power, in one aspect, a method for managing building power includes determining values for power usage of a heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (hvac) system in one or more zones of a building, the values including a cost of power value, a comfort value, a weighting function between the cost of power value and the comfort value, or a thermal storage value, in which the determining the values is based on a plurality of parameters including a price of power, a time of use, a total power allocation, or random variables including weather and building occupancy factors, and determining a power level for a plurality of states based on the determined values, the plurality of states corresponding to different levels of power to operate the hvac system in the one or more zones.. .
Cornell University


03/03/16
20160059667 

Swing arc hvac duct


A duct for a heating/ventilation/air conditioning system of a vehicle includes a first end and a second end spaced a distance from the first end. An orifice extends between the first end and the second end.
Ford Global Technologies, Llc


03/03/16
20160059666 

Air conditioning system and heat exchanger


An air conditioning system comprises a compressor (1), an outdoor heat exchanger (3), a first heat exchanger (101), a second heat exchanger (102) and at least two throttling devices, wherein the outdoor heat exchanger is a micro-passage heat exchanger and comprises a first inlet (31), a second inlet (32), an outlet (33), a distributing pipe (36), a collecting pipe (37), a flat pipe (38), a fin (39) and a distributor (34) which is located in the distributing pipe (36) and used for distributing a working medium, and a distribution small hole (35) is provided in the distributor (34); and the first inlet (31) is in direct communication with a distributing cavity (30) of the distributing pipe (36), while the second inlet (32) is in communication with the distributing cavity (30) through the distributing small hole (35) in the distributor (34).. .
Hangzhou Sanhua Research Institute Co.,ltd


02/25/16
20160057893 

Container-type data center


A container-type data center is provided, which can be transported while having outdoor units of an air conditioning facility installed therein, and having an enhanced cooling effect. A partition panel 10 is provided for separating a container 100 into an it equipment accommodation chamber 18 and an outdoor unit installation chamber 15, and on both ends of the panel are provided pillar sections 14e and 14f for the partition panel.
Hitachi Systems, Ltd.


02/25/16
20160057892 

Container-type data center having air conditioning facility


The present invention provides a container-type data center having an air conditioning facility, which enables to effectively cool it equipment by applying the arrangement to an existing container. A system ceiling 50 is attached to a ceiling surface 25 to send out cooling air to a cooling area 2 from a vent 31a of an indoor unit 31 of an air conditioning device disposed in a container 1, and a draft air duct is defined by the system ceiling 50, a down-wall 51 and the ceiling surface 25.
Hitachi Systems, Ltd.


02/25/16
20160056513 

Heat managing unit of high-voltage battery and high-voltage battery including the same


Disclosed herein are a heat managing unit of a high-voltage battery and a high-voltage battery including the heat managing unit. The heat managing unit of a high-voltage battery includes: insertion heat pipes interposed between overlapped battery cells and having contact parts formed by bending upper end portions in a horizontal direction in a state in which the upper end portions are exposed; a conduction plate surface-contacting the contact parts of the insertion heat pipes to be thermally connected to the insertion heat pipes; a thermoelectric element having an air conditioning surface and a heat radiating surface, thermally connected to the conduction plate by the air conditioning surface surface-contacting the conduction plate, and cooling or heating the conduction plate through the air conditioning surface; and a heat sink surface-contacting the heat radiating surface of the thermoelectric element to be thermally connected to the heat radiating surface..
Hyundai Motor Company


02/25/16
20160055993 

Method and drawing power from an air conditioning disconnect box


A pullout handle for an air conditioning disconnect (acd) has contacts oriented to allow power to be conducted through air conditioning disconnect to an air conditioning unit when the pull-out handle is inserted in the acd and power leads in electrical communication with the contacts.. .
Sugar Tree Innovations Llc


02/25/16
20160054039 

Air conditioning system with evaporative cooling system


An air conditioning system using a predetermined amount of refrigerant includes an evaporator unit, a compressor unit, an evaporative cooling system including at least one multiple-effect evaporative condenser connected to the compressor for effectively cooling the refrigerant. Each of the multiple-effect evaporative condensers includes an air inlet side and an air outlet side which is opposite to the air inlet side, a pumping device adapted for pumping a predetermined amount of cooling water at a predetermined flow rate, a first cooling unit and a second cooling unit.

02/25/16
20160054017 

Air conditioning management device, air conditioning system, and program


An air conditioning management device is configured to manage air-conditioning in a building. The air conditioning management device includes a storage unit, a selecting unit, and an execution unit.
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


02/25/16
20160054010 

Indoor unit for air conditioning devices


A gas-side pipe (70) is provided with a header body (71a) extending vertically along a side end portion (32a) of an indoor heat exchanger (32), a vertical tube portion (74) facing the header body (71 a), and a bent tube portion (73) connecting a lower end portion of the header body (71 a) and a lower end portion of the vertical tube portion (74) together. Part of a liquid-side pipe (80) is provided in a space (s1) between the header body (71a), the vertical tube portion (74), and the bent tube portion (73)..
Daikin Industries, Ltd.


02/25/16
20160052372 

Retrofit debris shield for vehicle air conditioning systems


A debris shield is disclosed for preventing debris from being sucked into the recirculate inlet of certain trucks used in the rental truck industry and thereby clogging the air conditioning evaporator coils and other components of the air conditioning system. The shield includes a segmented frame configured to fit over an opening of the system in such a way that any debris sucked into the recirculate inlet within the cab encounters and is arrested by the shield before reaching sensitive components.
Airsept, Inc.


02/18/16
20160047582 

Isentropic expansion device


Systems and methods may include a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) system having a heat exchanger and an expansion device disposed upstream and in fluid communication with the heat exchanger. The expansion device includes a pressure recovery portion.
Trane International Inc.


02/18/16
20160047577 

Air conditioning system


[solution] the air conditioning system includes: an air conditioner having a compressor 3, an outdoor heat exchanger 4, an expansion valve 5, a convective indoor machine 2 and a refrigerant piping connecting them; and a radiant indoor machine 10 which is arranged between the convective indoor machine 2 and the compressor 3 and has a refrigerant pipe having an inner diameter smaller than that of the refrigerant piping.. .

02/18/16
20160047562 

Regenerative vehicle air conditioning system


A regenerative air conditioning system for a vehicle includes a condenser, a compressor, an evaporator subsystem, an expansion valve, and a solenoid controlled expansion valve arranged and coupled together in a direct expansion cooling circuit. The evaporator subsystem has a main evaporator and a storage evaporator.

02/18/16
20160047559 

Compact air conditioning and fan system


A compact air conditioner is provided, the air conditioner having a housing with an internal cavity and an outer surface, an evaporator assembly arranged within a front portion of the internal cavity of the housing, a condenser assembly arranged within a back portion of the internal cavity of the housing, and a compressor associated with the evaporator and condenser assemblies. The evaporator assembly includes an evaporator fan, a front motor that drives the evaporator fan, and an evaporator arranged adjacent to the evaporator fan.

02/18/16
20160045898 

Method of manufacturing a catalyst comprising gold nanoparticles, the catalyst and its use


A method for the manufacture of a catalyst comprising substrate particles having gold nanoparticles thereon, the method comprising providing a first solution comprising gold nanoparticles; providing a second solution comprising substrate particles having polyelectrolyte on the surface thereof; and combining the solutions to form substrate particles having gold nanoparticles thereon. A catalyst comprising substrate particles having gold nanoparticles thereon, wherein the gold nanoparticles comprise capping agent comprising polyelectrolyte.
Goldemar Solutions S.l.


02/11/16
20160040907 

Hvac systems and methods with improved heating element control


Systems, tools, and methods are presented that enable a circuit to introduce a random time delay before actuating a relay to start or stop a supply of electrical power to a heating element of a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (hvac) system. In one instance, the circuit includes a time-delay switch electrically connected to the relay.
Lennox Industries Inc.


02/11/16
20160040900 

Hvac system with sms capability


Systems and methods are disclosed that include providing a system controller in a heating, ventilation, and/or air conditioning (hvac) system with an sms module. Initialization and/or actuation of an sms initiator input may cause the sms module to generate, transmit, and/or to allow a request for generation and/or transmittal of a predetermined sms message to alter a setting and/or an operation of a smartphone that allows the smartphone to produce an audible alert, even when the smartphone is configured in a so-called silent mode..
Trane International Inc.


02/11/16
20160040895 

Water-cooled split air conditioning system


A water-cooled split air conditioning system includes an indoor unit, an outdoor unit, and a plurality of connecting hoses. The outdoor unit includes an outdoor housing and a water cooling unit.

02/11/16
20160040656 

Wind turbine and air conditioning apparatus, method and system


A system for using solar and wind energy for electricity generation and thermal regulation. The system may include a high altitude wind turbine, which may generate electric power and conduct cold to the ground and the rest of the system.

02/11/16
20160039263 

Structure for arranging heat-generating electric component in automobile


A structure for arranging a heat-generating electric component in an automobile has a heat-generating electric component, and a duct extending from an air conditioning unit. The heat-generating electric component and the duct are disposed between a seat and a floor surface of the automobile.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.


02/04/16
20160037688 

Controlling air circulation in a data center


A method of controlling air circulation in a data center system. The data center system includes: a cold aisle; a hot aisle including a floor element and a ceiling element; a server rack comprising a controller and servers separating the cold aisle from the hot aisle; and an air conditioning unit.
International Business Machines Corporation


02/04/16
20160033178 

System and controlling ambient temperature at a power-consuming site


The present disclosure is directed to a system and method for controlling ambient temperature at a power-consuming site having a hybrid generator-battery power system. The generator-battery power system includes an engine-generator set and one or more dc-powered batteries that alternately share the site load.
General Electric Company


02/04/16
20160033177 

Air conditioning system


An air conditioning system that includes desiccant compartments for holding a desiccant; a heat exchanger, a blower and a vessel. The heat exchanger can be filled with a heat transfer medium, while the blower blows ambient air by the heat exchanger such that the blown air is cooled and the heat exchanger is warmed such that thermal energy increases and is transferred from the air to the heat transfer medium causing the heat transfer medium to turn into vapor.
United States Government, As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy


02/04/16
20160033163 

Icing protection for a heat pump


A protective housing is provided for a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) unit having a fan therein. The fan comprises a plurality of blades, each blade having a proximal and distal end.
Lennox Industries Inc.


02/04/16
20160033158 

Air conditioning controlling air conditioning system


An air conditioning system (1) includes an outdoor subsystem, an indoor subsystem and a power module (3) for driving a cooling medium. The outdoor subsystem is configured with a plurality of parallel branches (4) and said branches (4) comprise a branch inlet and a branch outlet, each branch (4) is configured with an outdoor unit (5) and a first control valve (6).
Carrier Corporation


02/04/16
20160033154 

Communication relay device, communication relay method, and program


A communication relay device comprises a processor, a reception unit, and a transmission unit. The communication relay device is connected to air conditioning units via a network.
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


02/04/16
20160033147 

Heat source side unit for air conditioning apparatus


A heat source side unit for an air conditioning apparatus includes a machine room in which a compressor is accommodated, an air-sending unit room in which an air-sending unit is accommodated, a separator for partitioning a space into the machine room and the air-sending unit room, a reactor installed in the machine room, and a reactor mounting member fixed to the separator on a side of the machine room and on which the reactor is mounted, and the reactor mounting member includes a first mounting unit and a second mounting unit corresponding to each of the reactors with the sizes different from each other, and on the reactor mounting member, the reactor is selectively mounted on either one of the first mounting unit and the second mounting unit corresponding to the size of the reactor.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


02/04/16
20160030858 

Atmospheric water generation systems


An atmospheric water generation system, including a casing into which an air treatment unit and a chiller unit are located, the air treatment unit being provided with a first air inlet for ambient air and a first air outlet, the chiller unit being provided with a second air inlet and a second air outlet, wherein a respectively closing member is directly associated to each first and second air inlet and outlet. The system thus can additionally be used as an air conditioning unit, when the cooled and demoistured air from the air treatment unit is directed to a closed work space.
Seas Societe De I'eau Aerienne Suisse Sa


02/04/16
20160030329 

Hair conditioning compositions


In one aspect, hair conditioning compositions are described herein. In some embodiments, a hair conditioning composition comprises a polymer or oligomer comprising (a) at least one hydrophilic block comprising an alkoxylated diol or amine-terminated derivative thereof and (b) at least one hydrophobic block comprising a condensation reaction product of (i) a dicarboxylic acid or dicarboxylic acid equivalent and (ii) a diamine, amino alcohol, diol, or combination thereof.

01/28/16
20160029459 

Lighting control system and lighting control method


The centralized lighting and air conditioning controller controls the light emission of lighting devices using brightness configuration values, and an environmental sensor transmits illuminance measurement values to the centralized lighting and air conditioning controller by wireless communication. The centralized lighting and air conditioning controller receives the illuminance measurement values, and based on the change in the illuminance measurement values and the change in the rssi when the illuminance measurement values are received, acquires the degree of influence on the environmental sensor by the light from each of the lighting devices, and acquires the unknown or indeterminate position of the environmental sensor based on the degree of influence..
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


01/28/16
20160025369 

Air conditioning system


An air conditioning system is provided. The air conditioning system may include at least one air handler that conditions indoor air; an interface that controls the at least one air handler; and a central controller that includes at least one input/output device having an input/output port through which an electric signal is input and output between a plurality of devices forming the at least one air handler; and a controller that communicates with the interface to control the plurality of devices forming the at least one air handler.
Lg Electronics Inc.


01/28/16
20160025359 

Air conditioner debris cone


An air conditioning (a/c) cover is provided that includes a mesh material configured as a cone. The cone has a lower base circumference that is designed to cover an exhaust fan opening of an a/c unit.
Size Reduction Specialists Corp.


01/28/16
20160025357 

Indoor unit of air conditioning device


An indoor unit of an air conditioning device which is installed on a wall surface of a room includes an air sending fan which sends room air from an air inlet disposed at an upper part to an air outlet disposed at a lower part of a front side; heat exchangers disposed at the upstream side of the air sending fan; and a back case which is located close to the wall surface with respect to the air sending fan and supports the heat exchangers, wherein the back case is composed of an air outlet passage wall member which forms an air outlet passage for air blown out from the air sending fan and an installation member which is located on a back side of the air outlet passage wall member and is mounted on an installation plate which is fixed on the wall surface with the air outlet passage wall member and the installation member being arranged in parallel in the front and back direction, and a first space is formed between a back surface of an air outlet passage wall of the air outlet passage wall member and the installation member.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation


01/28/16
20160025107 

Centrifugal fan with reduced motor cooling noise


A blower assembly suitable for use in a vehicle heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (hvac) system includes a motor and a fan. The motor is configured to define an exit region where air that flows through the motor exits the motor.
Delphi Technologies, Inc.


01/28/16
20160024003 

Quaternized fatty amines, amidoamines and their derivatives from natural oil metathesis


Quaternary ammonium, betaine, or sulfobetaine compositions derived from fatty amines, wherein the fatty amine is made by reducing the amide reaction product of of a metathesis-derived c10-c17 monounsaturated acid, octadecene-1,18-dioic acid, or their ester derivatives and a secondary amine, are disclosed. Quaternary ammonium, betaine, or sulfobetaine compositions derived from fatty amidoamines, wherein the amidoamine is made by reacting of a metathesis-derived c10-c17 monounsaturated acid, octadecene-1,18-dioic acid, or their ester derivatives and an aminoalkyl-substituted tertiary amine, are also disclosed.
Stepan Company


01/28/16
20160023989 

Esteramines and derivatives from natural oil metathesis


Esteramine compositions and their derivatives are disclosed. The esteramines comprise a reaction product of a metathesis-derived c10-c17 monounsaturated acid, octadecene-1,18-dioic acid, or their ester derivatives with a tertiary alkanolamine.
Stepan Company


01/28/16
20160023539 

Energy recovery in air conditioning and other energy producing systems


An energy recovery system in a principal cooling system, which includes a canister mountable on a refrigerant line, the refrigerant line producing cold to an exterior of the refrigerant line, the canister comprising a body portion for encasing at least a portion of the refrigerant line with a fluid flow channel through the body of the canister for flowing a refrigerant mixture therethrough, the refrigerant mixture being cooled by the cold produced by refrigerant line, so that when the refrigerant mixture exits the canister, the refrigerant mixture is colder than when it entered the canister and can be circulated to another system that can utilize the cooled refrigerant mixture. In a second embodiment of the system, an enlarged canister encases a portion of a compressor, and a refrigerant mixture flows through the canister to receive heat from the compressor to cool down the compressor.
Energy Recovery Technology, Inc.


01/28/16
20160023538 

Air conditioning system for motor-vehicles


An air conditioning system for motor-vehicles includes a thermally controlled expansion valve unit for regulating the expansion of the fluid upstream of the evaporator, depending upon the temperature downstream of the evaporator. An intermediate heat exchanger provides a heat exchange between the conduit upstream of the evaporator and the conduit downstream of the evaporator.
C.r.f. Società Consortile Per Azioni


01/28/16
20160023536 

Hvac system having linkage rod with mid-point movement control


The present teachings provide for a vehicle heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (“hvac”) assembly including a drive member, a driven member, a connecting member, a guide member, a first door, and a second door. The connecting member can be rotatably coupled to the drive member and the driven member and can be configured to be moved by the drive member to rotate the driven member.
Denso International America, Inc.


01/28/16
20160023533 

Vehicle air conditioner


An object is to provide a vehicle air conditioner with which it is possible to introduce a sufficient amount of primary air without providing a guide, and with which it is additionally possible to install an aspirator in a large area in a downstream region of an air-mixing damper while avoiding interference with a mode-switching damper or the like. In a vehicle air conditioner provided with, in a case main unit of an air conditioning unit, an aspirator that introduces air circulating in an air channel at an interior of the case main unit as primary air and that sucks in, by means of a sucking effect of the primary air, air in a vehicle cabin as secondary air via an installation portion of an indoor temperature sensor, the case main unit is provided with a boss portion that communicates with the air channel at the interior of the case main unit and that protrudes diagonally outward so as to face an air-circulation direction, and a primary-air introducing unit of the aspirator is installed by being diagonally inserted into the boss portion..
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Automotive Thermal Systems Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160021792 

Air conditioning controlling system and air conditioning controlling method


An air conditioning controlling system, includes: a sensor configured to measure a first air pressure in a cold aisle in a first space cooled by an air conditioner and a second air pressure in a hot aisle in a second space cooled by the air conditioner; and a control apparatus configured to calculate a first prediction value of a power consumption amount of an information processing apparatus and a second prediction value of a power consumption amount of the air conditioner for each of a plurality of first temperatures at an air capacity of the air conditioner which is based on the first air pressure and the second air pressure, detect, from among the plurality of first temperatures, a temperature at which a total value of the first prediction value and the second prediction value is minimized, and set the detected temperature as a second temperature to the air conditioner.. .
Fujitsu Limited


01/21/16
20160019732 

Aircraft performance computation


A computer implemented method of computing performance for an aircraft, comprises the steps of collecting data from a plurality of data sources comprising data sources of avionics type and external data sources of non-avionics type; processing the data collected in an electronic device of efb or electronic flight bag type; and undertaking the performance computation. Developments describe the extraction of data from images or audio streams; the manipulation of data of alarm, inop, aircraft status, air conditioning and anti-ice, runway, atis, meteorological and/or notam type; the interfaces with an fps or flight planning system and/or a cms or centralized maintenance system.
Thales


01/21/16
20160018128 

Air conditioning unit


The present invention relates to an air conditioning unit comprising a conditioned primary air intake pipe (1) connected to the inlet of a first venturi-type device the aspiration of which communicates with a first secondary air intake pipe (9), the outlet from the first venturi-type device communicating with the inlet of a second venturi-type device the aspiration of which is connected to a second secondary air intake pipe (11) comprising a main heat exchanger (8).. .
W Properties


01/21/16
20160018126 

Controller for automatic control of duty cycled hvac&r equipment, and systems and methods using same


An electronic controller device for automatic control of a heating, ventilating, air conditioning or refrigeration (hvac&r) system, which has at least a delayed start controller that is capable of delaying sending of a signal to power on a load unit and achieve a selected conditioned space temperature variation, and a demand regulator controller that is capable of calculating on times and off times to obtain a selected electrical demand. The electronic controller device can include a computer-readable storage medium that comprises programs to implement the delayed start and demand regulator controllers, and optionally other controller modules, can delay oem on signals and/or adjust the “on” and “off” states, and/or provide other load unit control, to manage and reduce energy consumption and/or demand..
Pacecontrols, Llc


01/21/16
20160018123 

Instruction device, and air conditioning system


The instruction device according to the present invention is used in an air conditioning system. In a case where evaluation information concerning comfort of an air environment of an indoor space for person(s) in the indoor space corresponds to discomfort and a difference between first data on the air environment of the indoor space and second data on an air environment of an outdoor space is not less than a prescribed value, the instruction device creates setting information to use only a first air conditioning device for causing movement of air between the indoor and outdoor spaces when determining that the comfort can be improved by the first air conditioning device, and creates setting information to use a second air conditioning device for controlling the air environment of the indoor space by consuming energy resource when determining that the comfort cannot be improved by the first air conditioning device..
Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co., Ltd.


01/21/16
20160016898 

Quaternized fatty amines, amidoamines and their derivatives from natural oil metathesis


Quaternary ammonium, betaine, or sulfobetaine compositions derived from fatty amines, wherein the fatty amine is made by reducing the amide reaction product of a metathesis-derived c10-c17 monounsaturated acid, octadecene-1,18-dioic acid, or their ester derivatives and a secondary amine, are disclosed. Quaternary ammonium, betaine, or sulfobetaine compositions derived from fatty amidoamines, wherein the amidoamine is made by reacting of a metathesis-derived c10-c17 monounsaturated acid, octadecene-1,18-dioic acid, or their ester derivatives and an aminoalkyl-substituted tertiary amine, are also disclosed.
Stephan Company


01/21/16
20160016480 

Method and system for controlling electric vehicles


A method and a system for controlling electric vehicles are provided. The method for includes wirelessly authenticating, by the controller, a vehicle and a charger when the vehicle enters stops in the network area of the charger.
Hyundai Motor Company


01/21/16
20160016455 

Control device of vehicle


A front-seat air conditioner and a rear-seat air conditioner, which are independent from each other, are provided. An engine is automatically stopped under preset stop conditions.
Mazda Motor Corporation


01/21/16
20160014977 

Plant cultivation facility


An object of the present invention is to provide an organism cultivation facility suitable for industrial, economical, and large-scale cultivation of an organism by efficient air conditioning which is required for the cultivation of the organism. The object can be achieved with an organism cultivation facility comprising, in a building: a cultivation unit having organism containers capable of storing organisms, and a support structure that supports the organism containers; and a conveying device for the organism containers; wherein the organism cultivation facility has a partition wall(s) that can divide the space of the operating area of the conveying device into two or more spaces in the height direction, and at least a part of the partition wall is movable..
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation


01/14/16
20160012309 

Room information inferring apparatus, room information inferring method, and air conditioning apparatus


A room information inferring apparatus that infers information regarding a room has an imaging unit that captures an image of a room that is to be subjected to inferring, a person detector that detects a person in an image captured by the imaging unit, and acquires a position of the person in the room, a presence map generator that generates a presence map indicating a distribution of detection points corresponding to persons detected in a plurality of images captured at different times, and an inferring unit that infers information regarding the room based on the presence map.. .
Omron Corporation




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