Global Patent Index - EP 3236168 A1

EP 3236168 A1 2017-10-25 - AIR CONDITIONING DEVICE

Title (en)

AIR CONDITIONING DEVICE

Title (de)

KLIMATISIERUNGSVORRICHTUNG

Title (fr)

DISPOSITIF DE CLIMATISATION

Publication

EP 3236168 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 14908405 A

Priority

JP 2014083403 W

Abstract (en)

An air-conditioning apparatus 1 includes at least two outdoor units on each of which a compressor 101 and an outdoor heat exchanger 103 are mounted and at least one indoor unit 200 on which an indoor expansion device and an indoor heat exchanger 201 are mounted, the at least one outdoor unit 100 performs a defrosting operation in which a first expansion device is opened, discharging refrigerant from the compressor 101 is bypassed to the outdoor heat exchanger 103 via a hot-gas bypass pipe 118, a third expansion device is closed, and an opening degree of a second expansion device is regulated while the other outdoor unit 100 is performing a heating operation.

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F24F 11/02 (2006.01); F25B 1/00 (2006.01); F25B 47/02 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F24F 11/89 (2018.01); F25B 47/02 (2013.01); F25B 49/02 (2013.01); F25B 2313/005 (2013.01); F25B 2313/0253 (2013.01); F25B 2400/0403 (2013.01); F25B 2400/13 (2013.01); F25B 2600/2509 (2013.01); F25B 2600/2513 (2013.01); F25B 2700/2113 (2013.01)

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

Designated extension state (EPC)

BA ME

EPO simple patent family

EP 3236168 A1 20171025; EP 3236168 A4 20180808; JP 6246394 B2 20171213; JP WO2016098195 A1 20170427; WO 2016098195 A1 20160623

INPADOC legal status


2018-08-08 [A4] DESPATCH OF SUPPLEMENTARY SEARCH REPORT

- Effective date: 20180706

2018-08-08 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: F25B 49/02 20060101ALI20180702BHEP

2018-08-08 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: F25B 1/00 20060101AFI20180702BHEP

2018-08-08 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: F24F 11/89 20180101ALI20180702BHEP

2018-08-08 [RIC1] CLASSIFICATION (CORRECTION)

- IPC: F25B 47/02 20060101ALI20180702BHEP

2018-03-28 [DAX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT (TO ANY COUNTRY) (DELETED)

2017-10-25 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20170201

2017-10-25 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Kind Code of Ref Document: A1

- Designated State(s): AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO RS SE SI SK SM TR

2017-10-25 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: BA ME