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Inventor:
Bottum; Edward W.
Address:
Brighton, MI
No. of patents:
26
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
RE29737 Solar collector August 22, 1978
A solar collector of the type used to convert the sun's light rays into heat energy is provided. The solar collector includes a steel plate to absorb the sun's rays. A flat coil of tubular steel is attached to the steel plate by means of the hydrogen brazing process. The surfaces of the
5247813 Suction accumulator and sight glass structure associated therewith September 28, 1993
This invention is directed to a sight glass structure positioned in conduit means connecting a suction accumulator and compressor in a refrigeration system. The sight glass structure herein provided may take the form of bushing means rigidly attached to the conduit means and threadably o
5167128 Suction accumulator and flood control system therefor December 1, 1992
The present invention is directed to a system for avoiding possible compressor damage occasioned by major flood back of the suction accumulator in a refrigeration system. In one embodiment of the invention, a float member slides upwardly and downwardly upon the stand pipe of the accu
5088471 Solar heating structure February 18, 1992
A solar heating system is disclosed which comprises the combination of a refrigerant charged collector positioned exteriorly of a house or other building in exposed relation to the sun's rays, and a heat storage unit located interiorly of the building and connected in a closed loop to th
5076198 Sight glass structure and method of installing the same December 31, 1991
This invention is directed to a novel method of removably securing a sight glass member to a refrigeration vessel in hermetically sealed relation therewith. In accordance with the method concept, a ferrule or like tubular mounting means is fixedly attached to the vessel through an op
5076066 Suction accumulator and flood control system therefor December 31, 1991
The present invention is directed to a system for avoiding possible compressor damage occasioned by major flood back of the suction accumulator in a refrigeration system. In one embodiment of the invention, a float member slides upwardly and downwardly upon the stand pipe of the accu
5075967 Method of assembing a suction accumulator December 31, 1991
A method of assembling suction accumulators is provided. A suction accumulator as employed in a refrigeration system conventionally comprises a cylindrical casing, a pair of end closures therefor, an inlet tube, an outlet tube, and a stand pipe. In applicant's assembly process, the inlet
5011105 Collector stand April 30, 1991
A collector stand for a solar collector, including a frame adapted to be secured to the solar collector, a cylindrical end cap secured to the frame and adapted to be sleeved over the upper end of a mounting post for the solar collector, and structure securing the frame to the post in a
5000367 Sight glass structure and method of installing the same March 19, 1991
This invention is directed to a novel method of removably securing a sight glass member to a refrigeration vessel in hermetically sealed relation therewith. In accordance with the method concept, a ferrule or like tubular mounting means is fixedly attached to the vessel through an op
4867231 Air to air heat exchange structure and method September 19, 1989
Air to air heat exchanger structure and method including a helical heat exchange coil having a lower portion and an upper portion, refrigerant in the lower portion of the heat exchange coil, a first chamber surrounding the upper portion of the heat exchange coil, a second chamber surroun
4823557 Dehumidifier water heater structure and method April 25, 1989
Dehumidifier water heater structure and method. The structure includes an outer, air permeable enclosure and a vertical stack positioned centrally thereof, a heat pump circuit including a compressor centrally of the enclosure, a condenser heat exchanger, within and extending axially of t
4383419 Heating system and method May 17, 1983
A heating system employing a heat pump, which is provided with a source of heat created by a second system employing refrigerant as a heat transfer medium, is provided. In the second system the refrigerant passes through a structure wherein the refrigerant is boiled. The refrigerant is t
4379390 Ice-making evaporator April 12, 1983
An ice-making evaporator and method for fabrication thereof is provided. The evaporator includes a hollow tubular member on which is provided a tubular coil. The tubular coil is expanded into tight engagement with the tubular member. Refrigerant is passed through the tubular coil and
4344415 Solar collector August 17, 1982
A collector for use in an improved phase change refrigerant charged solar system, comprising an enclosure having a top, bottom, two sides, a heat absorbing back, and a front which is transparent to the sun's rays, a transfer conduit extending into the collector enclosure adjacent the top
4277946 Heat pump July 14, 1981
An earth type heat pump having a heat exchanger including an evaporator coil and a compressor, condenser, receiver and expansion valve in series with the evaporator coil for delivering heat picked up at the heat exchanger from the condenser, and heat pickup tubes positioned vertically
4220138 Refrigerant charged solar heating structure and system September 2, 1980
A solar heating system is provided. The heating system comprises a solar collector structure operatively connected to a heat dissipating structure including means for ultimately using the heat energy which the system produces. Refrigerant is used in the system. The refrigerant is boiled
4203422 Solar heating system and component May 20, 1980
A solar system heating component is provided for use in a solar heating system. The heating system comprises a solar collector structure operatively connected to a heat-dissipating structure for using the heat energy which the system produces. Refrigerant is used in the system. The r
4185615 Solar collector structure January 29, 1980
The solar collector structure includes a solar collector for deriving heat from the sun for useful heating purposes. The collector structure is pivotally mounted and means are provided to pivot the structure during daylight hours to follow the sun and receive the maximum amount of heat
4164975 Heat exchanger holder August 21, 1979
A heating system for a building structure is provided in which a heat pump system and at least one solar energy system and one air convector system are used. The solar energy system collects heat during the periods when sun energy is available and the air convector system collects heat w
4142678 Combined heat pump system and ice making system March 6, 1979
The combined heat pump system and ice making system includes a heat pump system used for normal heating purposes. The heat pump system is augmented with an ice making system wherein ice is formed on the system evaporator. This ice making improves the operational efficiency of the heat pu
4130110 Solar heating system component and control therefor December 19, 1978
The solar heating system component combines a surge tank for a closed solar heat collecting system along with heat exchange means for transferring heat from the primary fluid in the solar heat collecting system to secondary fluid flowing in a secondary circuit which is used for a purpose
4120289 Refrigerant charged solar water heating structure and system October 17, 1978
A refrigerant charged solar water heating structure and system is provided for use in heating water. The solar heating system comprises a solar collector structure operatively connected to a heat exchange structure having means for heating water passing therethrough. Refrigerant is used
4103509 Water heater-dehumidifier combination heat pump August 1, 1978
The water heater-dehumidifier combination heat pump comprises a heat pump system package including an evaporator which serves as a dehumidifier and a condenser which is in heat exchange relationship with water in a hot water tank for heating of same.
4049407 Solar assisted heat pump system September 20, 1977
A heating system for a building structure is provided in which a heat pump system and at least one solar energy system and one air convector system are used. The solar energy system collects heat during the periods when sun energy is available and the air convector system collects heat w
4044948 Solar heating system component August 30, 1977
The solar heating system component combines a surge tank for a closed solar heat collecting system along with heat exchange means for transferring heat from the primary fluid in the solar heat collecting system to secondary fluid flowing in a secondary circuit which is used for a purpose
4026272 Solar collector May 31, 1977
A solar collector of the type used to convert the sun's light rays into heat energy is provided. The solar collector includes a steel plate to absorb the sun's rays. A flat coil of tubular steel is attached to the steel plate by means of the hydrogen brazing process. The surfaces of the










 
 
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