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8820095 Vortex-based temperature control system and method  
A vortex-based temperature control system comprises a test chamber configured to receive a test article therein, a sensor disposed within the test chamber for detecting a temperature within the...
8457796 Predictive conditioning in occupancy zones  
A method and system for predictively controlling environmental conditions of multiple occupancy zones in an occupancy space are provided. Occupancy and environmental conditions of each of the...
8442694 Distribution of airflow in an HVAC system to optimize energy efficiency and temperature differentials  
An air conditioner and a method of controlling the same are disclosed herein. The method of controlling the air conditioner includes receiving an electric power rate information, and distributing...
8386082 Utilizing cell phone location for occupancy determination and home energy control  
A cell phone location-based system is described that determines the occupancy of a home and controls home energy consumption such that energy is saved when the home is unoccupied. Occupancy is...
8201750 Fuel economizer improvements  
An electronic circuit for a hot water heating system an override thermostat; a timer operable to deactivate and reactivate the burner while a room thermostat is calling for heat; a differential...
8090454 System and method of optimization for vending platforms  
In accordance with an exemplary and non-limiting embodiment of the disclosure, a computer readable medium is encoded with instructions for directing a processor to receive at least one model...
8010237 System and method for using ramped setpoint temperature variation with networked thermostats to improve efficiency  
The invention comprises systems and methods for ramping setpoints on thermostats controlling HVAC systems. At least one thermostat is located inside a structure and is used to control an HVAC...
7840311 Method and apparatus for configuring a communicating environmental conditioning network  
A method for configuring a communicating environmental conditioning network, an apparatus for such configuring and a method for configuring a communicating air conditioning network are disclosed....
7590469 Method and apparatus for configuring a communicating environmental conditioning network  
A method for configuring a communicating environmental conditioning network having a plurality of environmental interactive units communicatingly coupled with a plurality of space interactive...
7373221 Energy consumption monitoring  
A system for analysing energy usage on a network, such as an electricity network (4) which includes a number of energy sources (1, 2, 3) and a number of energy consumers (6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12) the...
7159790 Thermostat with offset drive  
A thermostat having a thermostat housing and a rotatable selector rotatably coupled to the thermostat housing via a support member. The rotatable selector is adapted to have a range of rotatable...
7159789 Thermostat with mechanical user interface  
A thermostat having a thermostat housing and a rotatable selector disposed on the thermostat housing. The rotatable selector adapted to have a range of rotatable positions, where a desired...
7040543 Air temperature control assembly for infrared remote  
An air temperature control assembly has an air temperature control unit with an optical receiver. A cover houses the air temperature control unit and the optical receiver. A light guide reflects...
6860431 Strategic-response control system for regulating air conditioners for economic operation  
A strategic response control for an air conditioning system for use in an environment with increased power rates during a designated peak period. The air conditioning system includes a power board...
6745581 Systems and methods for temperature control in refrigeration systems and heating systems  
The present invention provides systems and methods for temperature control in refrigeration systems, such as beverage coolers, and heating systems, such as coffee dispensers. In an embodiment of...
6726113 Temperature control strategy utilizing neural network processing of occupancy and activity level sensing  
A temperature control system utilizes detected occupancy and activity levels to automatically condition a response of an HVAC system to a difference between a setpoint temperature and an actual...
6685098 Setback timer of air conditioner, air conditioning system, and method of setting setback timer display  
A set back timer for an air conditioner is provided with a display screen (15) for the representation of information about normal and set back operations of the air conditioner, wherein a normal...
6547223 Rail stanchion for concrete slab walls  
A railing mounting device for mounting railings to concrete slab walls includes a stanchion and an anchor insert. The stanchion is releasably mountable to the anchor insert. The stanchion is...
6549870 Weighted setback reporting thermostat  
A thermostat receives requests to enter into setback modes of operation whereby at least one setpoint normally used by the thermostat is changed. The thermostat is operative to compute the...
6536675 Temperature determination in a controlled space in accordance with occupancy  
A method is provided for managing the energy usage of an energy consuming system adapted to determine the energy of a controlled space, the energy consuming system including a plurality of...
6478233 Thermal comfort controller having an integral energy savings estimator  
A thermal comfort controller using various recovery methods to change the indoor temperature to meet set points in a setup/setback schedule to maintain thermal comfort for occupants of an...
6305611 Setback tracking thermostat  
A thermostat receives requests to enter into setback modes of operation whereby at least one setpoint normally used by the thermostat is to be changed at a stipulated start time for each setback...
6290140 Energy management system and method  
A method is provided for managing the energy usage of an energy consuming system adapted to determine the energy of a controlled space, the energy consuming system including a plurality of...
6264110 Setback reporting thermostat  
A thermostat receives requests to enter into setback modes of operation whereby at least one set point normally used by the thermostat is changed. The thermostat is operative to compute the time...
6260765 Remotely controllable thermostat  
A thermostat system for controlling activation of a temperature management system is operable in an energy-savings mode for enhancing energy savings and in a comfort mode for enhancing comfort,...
6254009 Communicating thermostat  
A thermostat receives setpoint information from a system in communication with the thermostat. The thermostat is operative to modify any locally entered setpoints by a predefined amount dictated...
6241155 Automatic adjusting control system for air-conditioner  
The present invention relates an automatic adjusting control system which is able to automatically adjust an operation setting value thereof according to the air-conditioning environmental...
6216956 Environmental condition control and energy management system and method  
An indoor environmental condition control and energy management system includes a plurality of inputs. A user input receives user input parameters including a desired indoor environmental...
6179213 Universal accessory for timing and cycling heat, ventilation and air conditioning energy consumption and distribution systems  
This invention provides a novel, inexpensive, universal energy control computing accessory module for altering at programmed times the operation of existing adjunct thermal/ventilation systems. In...
6079121 Humidity-modulated dual-setpoint temperature controller  
A humidity-modulated dual-setpoint temperature controller is disclosed in which the two setpoints of the temperature controller are adjusted as a function of measured humidity. Parameters other...
5927598 Energy management method and apparatus  
An energy management system designed to reduce the costs of electrical energy particularly applicable to service businesses such as restaurants, service stations, convenience and grocery stores...
5927599 Wireless air conditioning control system  
A wireless air conditioning control system is provided. A thermostat assembly measures ambient temperature in an area to which an air conditioning system provides conditioned air. It compares the...
5909378 Control apparatus and method for maximizing energy saving in operation of HVAC equipment and the like  
The multi-function energy management system has a plurality of predetermined operating programs stored in memory in or around a micro controller. The micro controller may be pre-set to operate a...
5839654 Portable air comfort system thermostat enabling personal localized control of room temperature  
Wireless control of an air conditioner or space heater by a portable, easily relocatable remote thermostat combined with a control signal transmitter which is placed on a table, desk or stand near...
5819840 Thermostat with occupancy detector  
An energy saving controller for an air conditioning system comprising a temperature sensor or sensing and measuring the temperature in an area to be controlled, a memory device for storing a first...
5785243 Climate control sensor apparatus  
An apparatus for activating climate control systems in response to the entry and/or presence of person(s) in a dwelling. An interior sensor apparatus includes a motion or thermal energy detection...
5725148 Individual workspace environmental control  
In building environmental control, primary HVAC services are supplemented to improve individual user comfort by automatically adjusting lighting levels and airflow direction mix in the individual...
5634590 Direct digital control thermostat  
An electronic digital thermostat is disclosed which is capable of use in a pneumatically controlled temperature control system of the type which has a pneumatic supply line which extends to...
5620137 Room access control and power management installation  
A room access control and energy management installation controls the air conditioning of the room, such as a hotel room, in accordance with conditions of occupancy of the room. The air...
5602758 Installation link-up procedure  
An apparatus and method for preparing an indoor environmental conditioning system for spaces, for operation. The apparatus and method are advantageously configured for use with an indoor...
5550524 Thermostat range limit device  
An adjustable thermostat range limit apparatus consists of a base member having a pair of adjustable temperature limit means. The thermostat range limit apparatus is attached in the proximity of a...
5544809 Hvac control system and method  
A system provides a flexible control of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) for enclosed areas. The apparatus and method of the present invention measures selected internal...
5538181 Automatic room occupancy controlled fuel savings system for air conditioning/heater units  
This invention relates to a simplified, substantially self contained fuel savings control system for in-room air conditioner/heater units, which automatically turns off the power when the room is...
5505377 Automatic wall thermostat  
An automatic thermostat which automatically reprograms itself after a power outage without the need of a backup battery or other storage device includes a temperature sensor, a set temperature...
5495984 Energy saving optoelectronic code reading access device  
An energy saving, optoelectronic system provides a means for energizing and deenergizing electrical loads. The system includes a continuous light transmission source and a light receiving circuit...
5476221 Easy-to-install thermostatic control system based on room occupancy  
A wireless thermostatic control system includes a door sensor to detect when a room door is open, a transmitter associated with the door sensor to transmit signals indicating that the door sensor...
5462225 Apparatus and method for controlling distribution of electrical energy to a space conditioning load  
An apparatus and method for controlling energy supplied to a space conditioning load and for overriding a load control operation in response to measuring certain space temperatures within a closed...
5419489 Mobile thermostat to control space temperature in the building  
The present invention is related to many space heating and cooling systems, which include central building heating and/or cooling source, such as boiler, chiller, furnace, air handling unit, etc....
5395042 Apparatus and method for automatic climate control  
An apparatus and method for controlling the operation of (HVAC) equipment or other climate control equipment. The method is executed by a conventional computer with a memory storing a program. The...
5361982 Temperature control system having central control for thermostats  
Disclosed herein is a temperature control system for multi-zone temperature control with setback control. The system includes a thermostat associated with each zone of a building, and a central...

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