Micro Environmental Control System

H. Ezzat Khalifa (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A micro environmental control system that can remove or add 30W from or to the near range personal microenvironment of a user. For cooling, the .mu.X uses a micro vapor compression system during the un-occupied period to freeze a phase-change-material in a thermal storage module. A fan then moves air over the phase-change-material to deliver cooled air. Heating is delivered by a small electric heater integrated into a condensing unit. The resulting system is inexpensive to build and uses a limited amount of energy.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Patent number10,782,052
Priority date8/26/14
Filing date2/27/17
StateAccepted/In press - Sep 28 2017


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