|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||126/361 ; 126/364 ; 165/156 ; 165/901 ; 122/017|
|발명자 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 4 인용 특허 : 8|
The present invention relates to an insulating mechanism for a gas water heater designed to increase the efficiency thereof. The device comprises a blanket formed of a pair of arcuate, adjacent panel members having top and bottom edges with a pair of opposing side edges therebetween. Adjacent side edges of the panel members are hingedly joined with the opposing side edges being selectively attachable to form a cylindrical blanket that encases a water heater storage reservoir. A piping system is disposed within each panel member for circulating waste gas ...
[ What is claimed is:] [1.] In combination with a water heater having a heat source that produces hot waste gas and a cylindrical water storage reservoir, both received within a cylindrical outer shell having a top wall, an insulating assembly comprising:a blanket secured about the periphery of the water storage reservoir, said blanket having a piping assembly therewithin, said piping assembly having a gas inlet and a gas outlet;an exhaust duct attached to the top wall of said outer shell, said duct including a first chamber in communication with both th...