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US20140358294 PERCEIVED COMFORT TEMPERATURE CONTROL  
Many different factors may affect a user's perceived thermal comfort level within a building. Controlling a room temperature according to what the temperature may feel like to a user (i.e. the...
US20110146582 INDIVIDUAL ROOM DUCT AND VENTILATION SYSTEM FOR LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION BUILDING  
A livestock production building includes an automatically controllable ventilation system which provides ventilation to livestock containment rooms. Incoming air may be heated, cooled and/or...
US20110130881 CENTRAL AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEM  
Regarding rooms other than a room being targeted, a controller controls the rooms in energy-saving conditioning mode when a person is not detected in the rooms, even when the rooms are scheduled...
US20100293991 AIR CONDITIONING WIRING SYSTEM  
A wiring system for use in an air conditioning system comprising a printed circuit board having a perimeter and wiring receptacles located proximate the perimeter and wiring connectors. In one...
US20110184564 HVAC CONTROL WITH UTILITY TIME OF DAY PRICING SUPPORT  
The present disclosure provides a method for operating a utility-powered HVAC system for conditioning inside air of a building. In an illustrative but non-limiting example, a nominal schedule is...
US20140316584 AUTOMATED ADJUSTMENT OF AN HVAC SCHEDULE FOR RESOURCE CONSERVATION  
Apparatus, systems, methods, and related computer program products for optimizing a schedule of setpoint temperatures used in the control of an HVAC system. The systems disclosed include an energy...
US20110231019 CENTRAL AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEM  
A central air-conditioning system conditions a house having a plurality of rooms. When a person is not present in any of the rooms, each room is conditioned in energy-saving conditioning mode...
US20140052276 Techniques for Ceiling Space or Floor Space Mountable Network Computing Devices  
Examples are disclosed for operating, managing or controlling one or more network computing devices housed in a chassis capable of being mounting in a ceiling space or a floor space for a room....
US20130211600 HVAC CONTROLLER WITH VENTILATION BOOST CONTROL  
An HVAC controller, such as a thermostat, is configured to receive and accept one or more requests for a temporary boost in ventilation. The requests may be received from one or more remotely...
US20120053738 REMOTE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A ROOM AIR CONDITIONER AND/OR HEAT PUMP  
A universal control system is provided for a room air conditioner or heat pump that has a number of sensor inputs. An electronic control system with a microcontroller and microcomputer are used to...
US20150168933 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONFIGURING A SCHEDULE  
A control device includes a graphical user interface for an automated schedule. The automated schedule may include multiple schedule periods. Schedule parameters may be adjusted by selecting a...
US20110238224 SETPOINT RECOVERY WITH UTILITY TIME OF DAY PRICING  
An HVAC controller with setpoint recovery with utility time of day pricing. In one illustrative embodiment, the HVAC controller may include a nominal programmable schedule and a utility pricing...
US20120215362 Energy Plant Design and Operation  
A forward-looking method and system is provided for determining an economically optimal energy dispatching schema to meet the combined demands of heating, cooling and electrical by an energy plant...
US20100186734 SOLAR AIR HEATER FOR HEATING AIR FLOW  
The invention relates to a solar air heater comprising—at least one transparent or translucent front panel comprising at least one first flow passage, said first flow passage substantially...
US20130116835 INFORMATION EXCHANGE BETWEEN ELEVATOR SYSTEMS AND BUILDING SYSTEMS  
Environment information associated with a user can be exchanged between an elevator system and a building environmental system. The user can adjust environmental settings in one context (e.g., in...
US20140135997 DYNAMIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR A ROOM CONTAINING A GROUP OF PEOPLE  
Optimum temperature in a room is controlled by directly and dynamically sensing the body temperatures of one or more people in the room and storing a set of parameters to be correlated with the...
US20110035060 HOUSEHOLD ENERGY MANAGEMENT SYTEM  
A household energy management system uses measurements of the household electricity supply to identify and to determine the energy consumption of individual household appliances. From these...
US20150204569 Facilitating Scheduling of Comfort Controllers  
Disclosed are exemplary embodiments of systems and methods for facilitating scheduling of comfort controllers such as thermostats. In an exemplary embodiment, a comfort controller is operable to...
US20140277770 TEMPERATURE COMPENSATION SYSTEM FOR AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE  
Systems and methods herein include features for compensating a temperature reading of a thermostat. The thermostat may include a housing and one or more temperature sensors within the housing. The...
US20130204442 HVAC CONTROLLER CONFIGURATIONS THAT COMPENSATE FOR HEATING CAUSED BY DIRECT SUNLIGHT  
A thermostat may include a housing, a user interface, temperature sensors providing temperature sensor measurements, and a processing system configured to control an HVAC system based on a...
US20130138251 METHOD FOR IN-SERVICE TESTING A CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A CONTAINER  
In-service diagnostic testing of containers with a climate control system used in intermodal freight transport includes automatically testing the functioning of the climate control system at a...
US20120253526 Methods and Systems For Controlling An Energy Recovery Ventilator (ERV)  
In at least some embodiments, a system includes a heat pump and an energy recovery ventilator (ERV). The system also includes a controller coupled to the heat pump and the ERV. The controller...
US20150039137 Two Mode Thermostat With Set-Back Temperature and Humidity Set-Point Feature  
Various thermostat embodiment are provided that includes at least a first sensor configured to communicate information indicative of the temperature within the space, and at least a second sensor...
US20150234369 UNIFIED CONTROLLER FOR INTEGRATED LIGHTING, SHADING AND THERMOSTAT CONTROL  
A controller (100) for control of lighting (13), shades (12), and thermostat (11) is disclosed. The controller comprises at least one comfort regulator (1) for providing an indication for setting...
US20140365019 THERMOSTAT USER INTERFACE  
A system including a thermostat user interface for a network-connected thermostat is described. The system includes a thermostat including a frustum-shaped shell body having a circular...
US20130338839 FLEXIBLE FUNCTIONALITY PARTITIONING WITHIN INTELLIGENT-THERMOSTAT-CONTROLLED HVAC SYSTEMS  
The current application is directed to an intelligent-thermostat-controlled environmental-conditioning system in which computational tasks and subcomponents with associated intelligent-thermostat...
US20100070091 ENERGY MANAGEMENT OF HOUSEHOLD APPLIANCES  
An appliance for conditioning air of a room comprises one or more power consuming features/functions including a temperature controlling element for one of heating and cooling air. A controller is...
US20130073094 BUILDING OCCUPANCY DEPENDENT CONTROL SYSTEM  
An HVAC control system is described comprising: a server (32) having planned information, a man-machine interface (50) capable of communication with the server (32) to provide dynamic information...
US20090210096 CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM FOR DATA CENTERS  
A data center has equipment racks in which electronic equipment is disposed and a climate control system that includes a computer room air conditioner (CRAC) and an air economizer. The climate...
US20150057814 METHODS, SYSTEMS, AND RELATED ARCHITECTURES FOR MANAGING NETWORK CONNECTED THERMOSTATS  
A thermostat management system facilitates an automatic pairing of a thermostat with a thermostat communication account. The thermostat management system receives a public network address...
US20090216381 CLOSED DATA CENTER CONTAINMENT SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED METHODS  
A containment system includes a control unit comprising a cooling system and a control panel in communication with the cooling system. The containment system also includes a containment unit in...
US20150153057 DISTRIBUTION OF CALL-HOME EVENTS OVER TIME TO AMELIORATE HIGH COMMUNICATIONS AND COMPUTATION PEAKS IN INTELLIGENT CONTROL SYSTEM  
The current application is directed to an intelligent control system that includes intelligent thermostats and remote servers that spread call-home events over time to avoid large peak...
US20140358297 THERMOSTAT USER INTERFACE  
A user-friendly, network-connected learning thermostat is described. The thermostat is made up of (1) a wall-mountable backplate that includes a low-power consuming microcontroller used for...
US20060212175 Building management system and operating method thereof  
Disclosed herein are a building management system (BMS) and an operating method thereof. A BMS controller of a LonWorks network integrally controls a multi-air conditioner system which uses a...
US20120239209 MULTIPURPOSE CONTROLLER FOR MULTISTATE WINDOWS  
“Smart” controllers for windows having controllable optical transitions are described. Controllers with multiple features can sense and adapt to local environmental conditions. Controllers...
US20120123594 TEMPERATURE CONTROL BASED ON ENERGY PRICE  
A system is disclosed comprising memory configured to store a temperature value based on a cost of a given energy resource, wherein the cost-based temperature value differs from a temperature...
US20150100166 Automated Crowdsourced Power Outage Identification and Staggering of HVAC System Restarts  
Various embodiments involving a smart-home device are presented. It may be determined that the power supply interface has ceased receiving power from the structure's wired electrical system. In...
US20110288687 SETTING VALUE CONTROLLING METHOD AND DEVICE  
A setting value controlling device comprises: a setting value information collecting and storing portion for collecting and storing temperature setting values from an air-conditioner controlling...
US20150233595 THERMOSTAT USER INTERFACE  
A thermostat for controlling an HVAC system is described, the thermostat having a user interface that is visually pleasing, approachable, and easy to use while also providing ready access to, and...
US20140222220 THERMOSTAT USER INTERFACE  
A thermostat for controlling an HVAC system is described, the thermostat having a user interface that is visually pleasing, approachable, and easy to use while also providing ready access to, and...
US20130046397 THERMOSTAT USER INTERFACE  
A thermostat for controlling an HVAC system is described, the thermostat having a user interface that is visually pleasing, approachable, and easy to use while also providing ready access to, and...
US20090125150 System and Method for Control of Heat Pump Operation  
There is provided a space heating system (100) that includes a heat pump (105), a supplemental gas heating system (110), and a controller (115) connected to the heating system (100). The...
US20100036533 AIR-CONDITIONING SYSTEM  
An air-conditioning system includes an air-conditioning unit that is switchable between local air-conditioning and overall air-conditioning, a data acquisition unit configured to acquire state...
US20140236362 Load Reduction Based on Percentage Change in Energy Price  
A thermostatic controller generally includes a transceiver configured to receive a signal that includes an energy price rate for a given time period, and an electronic memory device in which one...
US20130060387 PROXIMITY DETECTION MODULE ON THERMOSTAT  
According to an aspect of the disclosure, a method of managing a site in a mobile environment, which includes detecting an availability of a thermostat wherein the thermostat has an operating...
US20150159902 BUILDING AUTOMATION CONTROLLER WITH CONFIGURABLE AUDIO/VISUAL CUES  
An HVAC controller includes a user interface configured to accept inputs from a user and to display information to the user, and a controller configured to process inputs from the user interface...
US20140039692 HVAC CONTROL WITH COMFORT/ECONOMY MANAGEMENT  
A programmable thermostat may be configured to control one or more pieces of HVAC equipment in accordance with a programmable schedule. The HVAC equipment may be capable of modifying a temperature...
US20120185101 HVAC CONTROL WITH COMFORT/ECONOMY MANAGEMENT  
A programmable thermostat may be configured to control one or more pieces of HVAC equipment in accordance with a programmable schedule. The HVAC equipment may be capable of modifying a temperature...
US20070017235 Energy-saving fuzzy control method and fuzzy control machine in central air conditioner  
The present invention disclosures a central air-conditioning energy conservation fuzzy control method and fuzzy controller, including: micro-computer, input circuit, output circuit, protective...
US20090228151 POWER DEMAND CONTROL SYSTEM FOR AIR CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT  
A power demand control system applicable to an air conditioning equipment is provided. The power demand control system includes a server unit connected to the network system and the network...

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