US 9,810,439 B2
Energy exchange system for conditioning air in an enclosed structure
Ken Coutu, Saskatoon (CA); Howard Brian Hemingson, Saskatoon (CA); and Manfred Gerber, Saskatoon (CA)
Assigned to Nortek Air Solutions Canada, Inc., Saskatoon (CA)
Filed by Ken Coutu, Saskatoon (CA); Howard Brian Hemingson, Saskatoon (CA); and Manfred Gerber, Saskatoon (CA)
Filed on Apr. 18, 2012, as Appl. No. 13/449,598.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/530,810, filed on Sep. 2, 2011.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/584,617, filed on Jan. 9, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2013/0056177 A1, Mar. 7, 2013
Int. Cl. F25B 29/00 (2006.01); F24F 3/14 (2006.01); F28D 19/04 (2006.01); F28D 21/00 (2006.01); F24F 12/00 (2006.01); F24F 3/147 (2006.01)
CPC F24F 3/1417 (2013.01) [F24F 3/147 (2013.01); F24F 12/002 (2013.01); F28D 19/042 (2013.01); F28D 21/0015 (2013.01); F24F 2003/1435 (2013.01); Y02B 30/52 (2013.01); Y02B 30/563 (2013.01)] 63 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. An energy exchange system comprising:
a supply air flow path;
an exhaust air flow path;
an energy recovery device disposed within the supply and exhaust air flow paths;
a supply conditioning unit disposed within the supply air flow path, wherein the supply conditioning unit is downstream from the energy recovery device;
a regenerator disposed within the exhaust air flow path; and
a liquid handling device in fluid communication with the supply conditioning unit and the regenerator, wherein the liquid handling device comprises a moisture transfer loop in fluid communication with a supply loop and a regenerator loop.