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1. (WO2018137905) METHOD FOR MAINTAINING AN OPERATIONAL STATE OF AN AIR CONDITIONER OF A VEHICLE AND VEHICLE

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/137905    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/050192
Publication Date: Fri Aug 03 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Fri Jan 05 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: B60H 1/00
F25B 27/00
Applicants: SIEMENS MOBILITY GMBH
Inventors: VREYDAL, Daniel
Title: METHOD FOR MAINTAINING AN OPERATIONAL STATE OF AN AIR CONDITIONER OF A VEHICLE AND VEHICLE
Abstract:
The invention relates to a method for maintaining an operational state of an air conditioner (4) of a vehicle (2), wherein the air conditioner (4) can be operated with a refrigerant (5). In order to maintain an operational state of the air conditioner, the vehicle (2) comprises a solar module (16), the air conditioner (4) comprises a cooling unit (18) and, in the non-operational mode of the vehicle (2), the solar module (16) at least periodically supplies the cooling unit (18) with electrical energy, and heat is dissipated from the refrigerant (5) by the cooling unit (18) supplied with electrical energy.