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Number: 126/561
Name: Stoves and furnaces > Solar heat collector for pond or pool
Description: Apparatus wherein a device to collect the heat of solar radiation includes means to transfer the heat from the device to an open body of liquid in the ground (i.e., pond) or to a body of water normally used for swimming (i.e., pool).

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
126/568 In contact with pond liquid 37
126/562 Including auxiliary source for adding heat to pool 13
126/565 On pool water surface 44
126/563 Remotely located from pool 65
126/567 With means to extract heat from pond liquid 40
126/564 Within pool water 18

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8635999 Floating spa cover or adjustable size Jan. 28, 2014
8480900 Buoyant water heating device Jul. 9, 2013
8347876 Floating temperature regulating and evaporation reducing cover for a pool Jan. 8, 2013
8342167 Floating solar heater with stabilizing band Jan. 1, 2013
8212140 Solar array support methods and systems Jul. 3, 2012
8161964 Direct accumulation tank for heating water with solar energy Apr. 24, 2012
8126595 System and method for controlling hydronic systems having multiple sources and multiple loads Feb. 28, 2012
8041461 System and method for controlling hydronic systems having multiple sources and multiple loads Oct. 18, 2011
7848853 System and method for controlling hydronic systems having multiple sources and multiple loads Dec. 7, 2010
7793652 Solar operated water heater Sep. 14, 2010
7619181 Heating system for bathing unit Nov. 17, 2009
7603727 Floating spa cover of adjustable size Oct. 20, 2009
5937849 Covered canal or aqueduct having an integral solar energy concentrating system Aug. 17, 1999
5860413 Pool cover Jan. 19, 1999
5755102 Method of and means for producing power using concentrated brine May. 26, 1998
5601074 Automatic solar heating system Feb. 11, 1997
5555877 Cover for pond used to collect solar radiation Sep. 17, 1996
5447147 Solar radiation concentrator and related method Sep. 5, 1995
5431148 Immersible solar heater for fluids Jul. 11, 1995
5206819 Control system for solar heater Apr. 27, 1993
5167217 Light transmissive insulation apparatus Dec. 1, 1992
5143051 Passive solar heating apparatus Sep. 1, 1992
4966655 Plastic covered solar still Oct. 30, 1990
4922720 Solar liquid heating system May. 8, 1990
4856281 Solar power plant and still Aug. 15, 1989
4765914 Method of and apparatus for reduction of turbidity in a body of fluid Aug. 23, 1988
4756300 Solar water heater, method of construction and stock water heating system Jul. 12, 1988
4749606 Floatable pad Jun. 7, 1988
4744349 Suppression of heat convection in aqueous insulation layer of solar pond May. 17, 1988
4719759 Method of and means for disposing of waste salts and brines Jan. 19, 1988
4672950 Method of and apparatus for protecting a halocline in a salt-water solar pond against the effects of wind Jun. 16, 1987
4652378 Method of and apparatus for reduction of turbidity in a body of fluid Mar. 24, 1987
4628906 Method and installation for raising the water temperature in inland basins Dec. 16, 1986
4621612 Solar pond and method of establishing the same Nov. 11, 1986
4613409 High rate solar still and process Sep. 23, 1986
4595505 Method for suppressing algal growth in solar ponds Jun. 17, 1986
4577618 Method of and apparatus for dynamically stabilizing the wind-mixed layer of a solar-water pond Mar. 25, 1986
4571947 Method of and apparatus for treating the water in a solar pond power plant Feb. 25, 1986
4553529 Method of an apparatus for dynamically stabilizing the wind-mixed layer of a salt-water solar pond Nov. 19, 1985
4551985 Rink covering structure Nov. 12, 1985
4541244 Method of and means for maintaining a halocline in an open body of salt water Sep. 17, 1985
4537179 Polymer-gel covered solar energy collector and storage unit Aug. 27, 1985
4512332 Stable density stratification solar pond Apr. 23, 1985
4510920 Heat exchanger mat Apr. 16, 1985
4498454 Method of and means for seasonally storing heat in a body of water Feb. 12, 1985
4498300 Dual purpose solar pond for evaporation and heat storage Feb. 12, 1985
4479486 Method for utilization of oil field waste brine to develop a salt gradient solar pond Oct. 30, 1984
4461276 Aqueous gel for heat storage pond and method for making the gel Jul. 24, 1984
4459970 Solar steam generating and distribution system Jul. 17, 1984
4455833 Solar wheel Jun. 26, 1984

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