1998-02-01

Stirling Air Conditioned Variable Temperature Seat (SVTS) and Comparison with Thermoelectric Air Conditioned Variable Temperature Seat (VTS) 980661

The thermoelectric Variable Temperature Seat, (VTS), offers automotive OEMs a new approach to occupant comfort enhancement in both hot and cold weather. The VTS is capable of both cooling and warming the vehicle occupant relatively efficiently and relatively quietly through the use of conditioned air flow through the seat pad structure.The subject of this paper, the Stirling Variable Temperature Seat, (SVTS), is the latest advancement in seat cooling and heating technology, and significantly improves upon the thermoelectric, (Peltier), VTS in several significant ways.

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