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Award Information

Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
2546
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2546
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Energy Engineering, Inc.
4616 Mcleod Road, Ne Albuquerque, NM 87109
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: SOLAR ENERGY IS A WIDELY AVAILABLE ENERGY RESOURCE THAT IS CLEAN, INEXHAUSTIBLE, AND ECONOMICAL IF COST- EFFECTIVE SOLAR COLLECTOR SYSTEMS ARE AVAILABLE.
Agency: DOE
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $49,900.00
 

Abstract:

SOLAR ENERGY IS A WIDELY AVAILABLE ENERGY RESOURCE THAT IS CLEAN, INEXHAUSTIBLE, AND ECONOMICAL IF COST- EFFECTIVE SOLAR COLLECTOR SYSTEMS ARE AVAILABLE. RECENT RESEARCH INDICATES THAT FREON PHASE-CHANGE SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS HAVE SIGNIFICANT ADVANTAGES (I.E., HIGH EFFICIENCY, CORROSION-FREE, FREEZE-PROOF, RELIABLE, AND ECONOMICAL) AND WILL CAUSE A SIGNIFICANT IMPROVEMENT IN THE STATE-OF-THE-ART SOLAR EQUIPMENT, BUT FURTHER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ARE NEEDED TO OBTAIN THE MOST RELIABLE, COST-EFFECTIVE, AND OPTIMIZED SYSTEMS. RESEARCH WILL BE CONDUCTED TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASI- BILITY OF DEVELOPING A PASSIVE PUMPING MODULE (PPM) THAT CAN CONTROL AND CIRCULATE FREON IN PHASE-CHANGE SOLAR SYSTEMS. THE PPM SHOULD BE PACKAGED IN A SINGLE UNIT AND SHOULD BE ECONOMICAL, EFFICIENT, RELIABLE, AND SIMPLE TO INSTALL. THE RESEARCH ALSO WILL INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITY OF ALUMINUM TOP-FED HEAT PIPE SOLAR COLLECTORS THAT ARE HIGHLY COST-EFFECTIVE AND ARE IDEAL FOR USE WITH THE PPM IN FREON PHASE-CHANGE SOLAR SYSTEMS. ALSO, THE FEASIBILITY OF DEVELOPING A SIMPLE ANALYTICAL COMPUTER MODEL OF THE PPM PHASE-CHANGE SOLAR SYSTEMS WILL BE INVESTIGATED.

Principal Investigator:

Dr. k. t. feldman, jr.
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
5058364182

Business Contact:

Small Business Information at Submission:

Energy Engineering, Inc.
4616 Mcleod Road, Ne Albuquerque, NM 87109

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DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No