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Steve Feher: Blanket assembly and selectively adjustable apparatus for providing heated or cooled air thereto. George J Netter, October 18, 1988: US04777802 (163 worldwide citation)

A blanket assembly has an outer layer constructed of a relatively close weave fabric preventing air flow therethrough. Underneath the top layer is a second layer of material edge connected to the top layer and which is constructed of a material permeable to air, such as relatively thin taffeta, for ...


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Steve Feher: Selectively cooled or heated seat and backrest construction. George J Netter, March 26, 1991: US05002336 (161 worldwide citation)

A seating construction with joined seat and backrest parts has a plenum into which is received temperature conditioned air. Coil springs define the plenum and a covering is secured over the springs consisting of, from the inside out, a metal mesh layer, an elastomer sheet with a number of openings, ...


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Steve Feher: Cooling and heating seat pad construction. George J Netter, May 8, 1990: US04923248 (132 worldwide citation)

A seat pad and backrest enclose a plenum into which pressurized air is provided from a closely adjacent Peltier air temperature and humidity modifying apparatus (either cooled or warmed). A metallic mesh is part of the seat pad and backrest and warms or cools the user by conduction. Alternatively, t ...


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Steve Feher: Selectively cooled or heated seat construction and apparatus for providing temperature conditioned fluid and method therefor. George J Netter, June 2, 1992: US05117638 (116 worldwide citation)

A selectively cooled or heated seat has an outer layer (40) of corduroy appearance with perforations (46) between wales through which conditioned air can flow. Alternatively, layers (47,52) are constructed of molded plastic or rubber. The seat construction is made by molding a cushion (64) of foam o ...


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Steve Feher: Selectively cooled or heated cushion and apparatus therefor. George J Netter, July 11, 2000: US06085369 (100 worldwide citation)

A cushion (10, 12) has a plenum (16) which includes a plurality of flexible plastic woven tubes (34) held within a pair of similarly woven sheathes (38,40). The plenum has its sides and bottom covered by an air impermeable (14) layer with the top covered by an air permeable layer (20). A low to medi ...


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Steve Feher: Convective cushion with positive coefficient of resistance heating mode. Lauson & Tarver, Robert J Lauson, January 27, 2009: US07480950 (50 worldwide citation)

A cushion heated convectively using a positive temperature coefficient of resistance type resistive heating element, includes a mattress pad, seat or the like with a bottom surface secured around its perimeter to an air permeable top surface, forming a plenum and containing tubular spacer material o ...


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Steve Feher: Convective cushion for bedding or seating. Robert J Lauson, Lauson & Tarver, May 10, 2011: US07937789 (47 worldwide citation)

A cushion heated convectively using a positive temperature coefficient of resistance type resistive heating includes a mattress pad, seat or the like with a bottom surface secured around its perimeter to an air permeable top surface, forming a plenum and containing tubular spacer material or other a ...


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Steve Feher: Variable temperature cushion and heat pump. Robert J Lauson, Lauson & Associate, September 25, 2007: US07272936 (45 worldwide citation)

A heat pump for use in a variable temperature cushion includes a housing with an inlet and a blower motor to draw in outside air to a two stage Peltier effect module that forms a sealed wall between a sub-cool side and a warm side of the housing. At the bottom of the housing are a pair of outlets an ...


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Steve Feher: Air conditioned helmet apparatus. Robert J Lauson, Lauson & Associates, October 18, 2005: US06954944 (41 worldwide citation)

A helmet (12) includes a thermoelectric heat pump (14) mounted onto a rear surface of the helmet shell (12) for delivering temperature conditioned air to the interior of the helmet shell. A multi-layer structure (48) on the helmet shell interior distributes conditioned air across the scalp and direc ...