Patent Number: 6,332,580

Title: Compact vehicle heating apparatus and method

Abstract: A compact vehicle heating system and method is provided which includes mechanisms to selectively shut down heating systems. For example, when domestic hot water is required, space heating and engine preheating systems can be shut down in order to provide priority heating to the domestic hot water. When the demand for domestic hot water is lower, the space heating and engine preheat systems can be reactivated.

Inventors: Enander; Harold R. (Brighton, CO), Acree; Thomas A. (Denver, CO)

Assignee: Vehicle Systems Incorporated

International Classification: B60H 1/00 (20060101); F24D 3/08 (20060101); F24D 3/00 (20060101); G05D 23/19 (20060101); G05D 023/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/25/2018