Passive cooling system for wind tower

Ben Hughes (Inventor), John Kaiser Calautit (Inventor), Hassam Nasarullah Chaudhry (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A passive cooling system for installation in a wind tower for a building, a wind tower for a building, a building comprising one or more wind towers and a method of retrofitting a wind tower with a passive cooling system are described. The passive cooling system includes a roof section configured to be placed over the top of the wind tower, the roof section having an upper surface and a lower surface. The system also includes a plurality of elongate heat pipes extending downwardly from the lower surface of the roof section for insertion into a duct of the wind tower.
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO/2015/087035
IPCF24F 13/30 (2006.01), F24F 5/00 (2006.01), F24F 7/02 (2006.01)
Priority date9/12/13
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2015


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