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Patent Issued to Innovative, Energy-Efficient Air Filtration Technology Developed at The University of Washington

The US Patent and Trademark Office this week issued a patent to the University of Washington (UW) for a new form of high-capacity, energy-efficient air filtration, developed at the UW Sensors, Energy, and Automation Laboratory. The design, in which particle-repelling plates are paired with disposable, foam-encased, particle-collecting plates, can be used in air purification and HVAC design applications for commercial and consumer markets. The technology covered in US Patent No. 10,668,483 was developed under the… Read More

CoilPod LLC Announces the Allowance of Patent on Air-Cleaning Blower Technology to Retard Coil Fouling in Refrigeration Units

CoilPod LLC, a start-up company that has focused upon the coil cleaning of commercial refrigeration units in the HVACR sector, has reached agreement with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on the allowance of pending U.S. Patent Publication No. 2018/0156525, which covers the broad use of air cleaning-blower technology to pre-scrub dust and debris laden air before it contacts the condenser coils in both residential and commercial refrigeration appliances. This new CoilPod approach will… Read More

Modine Granted New Hot Gas Reheat System Patent

Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE: MOD), a leader in technology in the HVAC industry, announced today that it has been granted a patent for the Hot Gas Reheat (HGRH) System option used in its Atherion® Commercial Packaged Ventilation units. This patent adds to Modine’s more than 2,400 global patents in the area of thermal innovation. This patented design manages and reduces the refrigerant charge required in an (HGRH) system while taking advantage of efficiency and performance… Read More

Nortek Global HVAC Receives Patent for A/C Hot Gas Reheat Circuit Modulation

Nortek Global HVAC, O’Fallon, Mo., a leading manufacturer of HVAC equipment, was granted a U.S. patent for a method of controlling and stabilizing hot gas reheat circuits in air conditioning systems. Patent number U.S. 10,066,860 B2 lists the inventors as four Nortek employees: James Patrick Downie, controls department manager; Richard Brian Reed, design engineer; Richard Gerard Blasko, director of engineering; John Patrick McKissack, P.E., product manager; and a former Nortek cooling research engineer, Avinash Keshavrao… Read More
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