Patent Number: 7,708,007

Title: Door assembly for home appliance, electric oven using the same, and method for operating electric oven

Abstract: A door assembly for a home appliance includes a door that opens and closes a heating chamber. The door may include a first plate and a second plate, the first and second plates forming a first air gap in the door for insulating heat in the heating chamber. Additionally, a valve may be provided in the door, the valve may selectively allow air outside the first air gap to communicate with the first air gap.

Inventors: Kim; Jong Sik (Seoul, KR), Kim; Yang Kyeong (Bucheon-si, KR)

Assignee: LG Electronics Inc.

International Classification: F23M 7/04 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018