Team Member(s): Justin Palumbo,Matthew McPalmer Semester: Summer 2011
The thermo-electric HVAC system heats and cools a limited space to a desired temperature that is entered by the user through a keypad. The user can set presets and will have the actual and desired temperatures displayed to them. As an all electric system operating off of the power found in a vehicle, the thermo-electric HVAC does not use a compressor or environmentally harmful Freon. It is a proof of concept device that uses TEC/Peltier plates to heat and cool via heat transfer rather than creation with hazardous chemicals.