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8698616 Monitor control system  
A monitor control system includes a focused information database and a report determination part. The focused information database is configured to store focused information that is information...
8694163 System and method for managing resource sustainability performance  
Resource sustainability performance of a facility is managed using real time resource monitoring data, and resource sustainability performance values for the facility determined using the real time...
8694134 Remote control interface  
Interface (101) for converting human control input gestures to telematic control signals. The interface includes a plurality of articulating arms (107a, 107b, 108a, 108b, and 109a, 109b) each...
8694175 Fan array fan section in air-handling systems  
A fan array fan section in an air-handling system includes a plurality of fan units arranged in a fan array and positioned within an air-handling compartment. One preferred embodiment may include...
8688280 Internet based spa networking system having wireless spa nodes  
A spa node comprising a spa controller, a power sense adapter configured to compute power being drawn by selected spa components; a spa network adapter, and a home network adapter, each of the...
8682457 Wireless control of an adjustable bed  
Aspects of this invention relate to an adjustable bed that may include one or more articulating portions, and may include one or more components, including an air inflatable mattress associated...
8676384 Building management system with active building skin, an environmental resource collector for use in such a system and a method of managing resources used in a building  
A building management system (100) comprises a measurement system for measuring a demand for resources inside the building and a collecting system for harvesting natural resources available outside...
8674816 Remote device control and energy monitoring by analyzing data and applying rules including geographic location  
Techniques are described for providing remote device (e.g., thermostat, lighting, appliance, etc.) control and/or energy monitoring. A system monitors sensor data captured by one or more sensors...
8666555 Load control system having an energy savings mode  
A load control system for a building having a heating and cooling system and a window located in a space of the building uses a daylighting procedure to adjust the amount of power delivered to the...
8666517 Extremum seeking control with reset control  
An extremum seeking control method optimizes a control process for a plant such as an air handling unit. The method compensates for abrupt changes in the operation of the plant by resetting the...
8660700 Video-based system and method of elevator door detection  
A video-based system detects the position of elevator doors based on video data provided by one or more video detectors. Based on the detected position of the elevator doors, a distance between the...
8653767 Method for controlling refrigerator  
The embodiment relates to a method for controlling a refrigerator. The method for controlling a refrigerator including: inputting an opening signal to open a selected door of a plurality of doors;...
8649909 Remote control of fluid-handling devices  
Provided is a process, including: receiving, via the network interface, from a remote user device, a command to change a state of the fluid-handling device to a target state; translating the...
8646656 Power over ethernet powered soap or disinfectant dispenser  
A system for providing power to a plurality of soap or disinfectant dispensers through a power over ethernet (PoE) network and for sensing various operational parameters of the dispensers and...
8649907 Method and system for irrigation control  
A wireless system is provided for monitoring environmental, soil, or climate conditions and controlling irrigation or climate control systems at an agricultural or landscape site. The wireless...
8644992 Method to improve washer motor efficiency and performance  
The present subject matter relates to methods and apparatus for controlling operation of a washing machine motor. Different control algorithms may be used during different time periods of operation...
8632640 Dishwasher  
The present invention relates to a dish-washer (1) having a single push-button (3) which is utilized by the user to select all of the programs.
8630739 Exergy based evaluation of an infrastructure  
In a method of evaluating an infrastructure having a plurality of components based upon exergy loss values, exergy loss values of the components are aggregated. In addition, at least one of the...
8624529 Method for the automated control of a solar protection installation  
An automated control of a solar protection installation (INST), includes reflecting slats (B1, B2, B3) having parallel longitudinal axes, the slats having a face (F) provided with teeth (D) which...
8626343 Monitor and control system and method for server model  
A monitor and control system includes a server model, a number of switches, a temperature sensor mounted in the server model, a monitor and control device, and a microcontroller. The switches are...
8624749 Bathing system controller having abnormal operational condition identification capabilities  
A controller suitable for identifying an abnormal operational condition in a bathing system is provided. The controller includes a memory unit adapted for storing measurements indicative of...
8620475 Operating system for roller blinds with protection against excessive wind  
A control method is described, said method being used within an operating system (10) for roller blinds (20) or the like having an output shaft (SH) of a motor (M) which transfers rotational...
8615332 Smart current attenuator for energy conservation in appliances  
An appliance network having a first networked appliance, an energy controller, at least one of a smart dimmer and smart adapter, and a communication network coupling the first networked appliance,...
8612061 Method and system for controlling a bathing system in accordance with an energy savings mode  
A method and device for use in connection with a bathing system that comprises a heating module and a filtration system. The bathing system is adapted to receive power from an energy provider that...
8612055 System and method for delivering a therapeutic agent according to default infusion schedule  
A fluid delivery system comprises a pump configured to deliver a therapeutic agent to a patient, a memory storing a therapy program defining the delivery of the therapeutic agent to the patient by...
8608439 System for controlling operation of a crop protection wind machine array  
A system for arranging and operating an array of wind machines to protect crops from damaging weather conditions, such as freezing frost, rain and heat. The method includes a wind machine...
8606408 Control system and method for fan  
A safety control method for a fan includes: capturing an image of an object next to the fan and gathering distances between a plurality of points on the object and a depth-sensing camera, obtaining...
8606407 Energy management application server and processes  
An energy management gateway is provided. The energy management gateway includes a memory, a processor coupled to the memory, a building management system (BMS) interface executed by the processor...
8600567 Door closer assembly  
A door closer assembly is provided, including a valve regulating an amount of hydraulic fluid that flows through the valve. The amount of hydraulic fluid flowing through the valve controls a force...
8600556 Smart building manager  
A building manager includes a communications interface configured to receive information from a smart energy grid. The building manager further includes an integrated control layer configured to...
8588982 Mechanical parking system for vehicles and method for controlling the same  
An exemplary mechanical parking system includes platforms for parking vehicles, a switch electrically connected to the platforms, cameras mounted on the platforms, a data processing device...
8583481 Portable interactive modular selling room  
Disclosed is a portable interactive modular selling room that recreates the home environment in a retail business location to help educate the user for sales and training purposes. The plug and...
8577502 Liquid processing apparatus, liquid processing method, computer program, and storage medium  
A processing apparatus is provided for enhancing throughput in the manufacture of semiconductor wafers and/or liquid crystal substrates, by reducing the time required for performing a rinsing...
8577505 Energy-related information presentation system  
A system and approach for diagnostic visualizations of, for example, building control systems data. A focus may be on a similarity metric for comparing operations among sites relative to energy...
8577504 System for suppressing vibration in turbomachine components  
Disclosed is a system for suppressing vibration and noise mitigation in structures such as blades in turbomachinery. The system includes flexible piezoelectric patches which are secured on or...
8571716 Integration of LED lighting with building controls  
An LED-based light can be installed in a conventional light fixture. The LED-based light can include a sensor operable to output a first signal indicative of whether an area of one or more of the...
8565902 Systems and methods for controlling a building management system  
A method and apparatus, often implemented in a building management system, may include receiving data indicative of a threat level identifier, and subsequently receiving a user instruction to...
8565930 Charging system, vehicle, and charging system control method  
An ECU operates a charging unit such that a power storage device is charged by an electric power from a power supply. When a vehicle moves while charging the unit charges the power storage device,...
8565933 Heatsink with a plurality of fans  
A heatsink includes a plurality of fans mounted to the heatsink. The plurality of fans includes a first fan that provides an airflow for the heatsink and a second fan that selectively modifies the...
8560133 Energy smart system  
Apparatus and method for managing energy of a home or other structure are disclosed. An energy management system for a home network comprises a central device controller configured to communicate...
8543226 Energy management system  
Feedback is received from a plurality of devices. External data is also received. Statistical patterns of the plurality of devices are determined based on the feedback. A policy is determined based...
8538585 Control of pull-down in refrigeration systems  
A method for operating a refrigeration system for a container to pull down the temperature of cargo from ambient to a predetermined set-point temperature, and a system employing the method. The...
8538584 Apparatus and method for controlling environmental conditions in a data center using wireless mesh networks  
Various embodiments provide an apparatus and method for controlling environmental conditions in a data center using wireless mesh networks. An example embodiment includes receiving an alert message...
8528228 Laundry treating appliance with drying rack detection based on imaging data  
The invention relates to a method of determining the presence of a drying rack based on image data of the laundry located in a treating chamber of a laundry treating appliance.
8532808 Systems and methods for measuring and verifying energy savings in buildings  
A computer system for use with a building management system in a building includes a processing circuit configured to use historical data received from the building management system to...
8532816 Truck restraint for loading dock  
A device for restraining a horizontal bar at the rear of a vehicle to a stationary support adjacent a loading dock, the device having: a frame having a vertical track and a mounting bracket for...
8532874 Method for operating a control unit for heat-sensitive actuators  
A method for operating a control unit for heat-sensitive actuators includes first disabling the control unit after a thermal loading, which is calculated on the basis of the computing model, of at...
8527103 Method and system for mortar removal  
A method and system for removing mortar from a plurality of joints between a plurality of masonry units in a masonry structure is provided. The steps for accomplishing the method include sensing...
8527095 Cooling system and control method of cooling system  
A cooling system constructed to cool down an accumulator mounted on a motor vehicle is herein presented. The cooling system sequentially controls an air blower to restrict the air blow to the...
8515583 Machine motion control system for testing electronic components  
A machine motion control system for testing electronic devices includes two test machines, a control card and a main controller. The test machines secure the electronic devices, whereby each test...
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