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5896302 System and method for providing integrated reclosing of circuit breakers in a power substation  
The present invention provides a system and method for integrated reclosing of circuit breakers in a power substation by providing a programmable controller which is programmed to detect the...
5761083 Energy management and home automation system  
An energy management and home automation system includes one or more controllers in each facility being managed and one or more energy consuming devices attached to each controller. Each...
5721936 Timer-controlled computer system power management  
A system for managing power levels for a general purpose computer having a standby and a full-power mode of operation provides apparatus and a method for monitoring times of user input and control...
5675503 Adaptive load cycler for controlled reduction of energy use  
A method and system for regulating power delivered to specific appliances or loads which represent but a proportion of the power consumed by different commercial or residential users and in which...
5625236 Electrical load controller to regulate power consumption  
An electrical load controller circuit for controlling power consumption is described. A detection circuit detects the current flowing through a supply line and produces an output signal...
5543667 Load control for partially increasing/decreasing power usage  
An add/shed load controller which will add/shed or increase/decrease the electrical usage of a load. A maximum decrease limit may be set for analog loads to insure that comfort is not overly...
5534734 Power shedding device  
A power shedding device controls the application of power from an uninterruptible power supply (UPS). It includes circuitry for detecting an alarm signal indicative of a condition requiring the...
5532935 Electronic device capable of automatically controlling power assumption of components employed in accordance with operating time period by user  
An electronic device including a portable computer or a word processor, which is driven by a battery (13). This device has a device component (47) driven by the battery (13), a menu screen for...
5502339 Subscriber electric power load control system  
Electric power uses or loads in a premises are controlled or managed depending upon whether the use is for heating, hot water, heat pump, air conditioning, lights, appliances, pumps, etc.,...
5459676 Self contained dual inclinometer system  
First and second incline sensing devices measure the bending motion of the first body region and the second body region, respectively, in relation to gravity to provide range of motion...
5440501 Energy saving capacitance type measuring device for absolute measurement of positions  
A capacitance-type measuring device for absolute measurement of positions is disclosed, which comprises a displacement sensor having a fixed element and a movable element, the movable element...
5280434 Heating system for thermoforming  
A programmable computer-controlled fast response infrared heating system capable of precise individual zone control and especially useful for thermoforming of plastic sheets comprises an array of...
4977515 Load management device and method of use  
A plug in device, furnished by an electric power utility to a customer, is installed by the customer between a wall outlet and an appliance, particularly a room air conditioner. The device...
4964058 Power management and automation system  
An automation and energy management system includes an automation panel box which may be positioned adjacent to a circuit breaker panel box. The automation panel box includes one or more circuit...
4851708 Timeswitches  
A programmable timeswitch comprises a microcontroller and a switching relay for controlling the supply of electricity to electrical apparatus in accordance with a predetermined `yearly` program...
4847781 Energy management system  
Described herein is an energy management system in which a central unit provides a series of energy managing signals over a medium, such as TV cables, power lines, telephone lines or free space...
4847782 Energy management system with responder unit having an override  
An energy management system provides energy managing signals over a medium, such as TV cables, power lines, telephone lines or free space radio frequency transmissions, to a plurality of...
4686630 Load management control system and method  
A load management control system and method which communicates load shedding information from a central station controller via existing telephone lines to a substation controller. The substation...
4674031 Peripheral power sequencer based on peripheral susceptibility to AC transients  
A controller for use with a computer terminal sequentially actuates a plurality of relays each coupled in a respective AC line wherein each of the AC lines is coupled to and energizes one of a...
4661914 Energy management control apparatus  
An energy management controller is coupled via a clock line pair, a "data out" line pair and a "data in" line pair, to a plurality or group of stations each having energy using equipment. Each...
4612619 Energy management load leveling  
A system for leveling energy consumption of loads being controlled by a duty cycle routine, the loads having on times and off times within a predetermined period of time established by the duty...
4593349 Power sequencer  
A peripheral power control sequencer incorporates a microcomputer to control the sequencing of the powering of a plurality of peripheral control units. The terminals of the input/output ports of...
4573127 Programmable electronic real-time load controller, and apparatus therefor, providing for updating of preset calendar events  
Certain calendar events, such as the standard/daylight time transition or a holiday such as Labor Day, always occur on the same alphabetic day always having the same relationship to the beginning...
4521843 Programmable wall switch for controlling lighting times and loads  
A programmable wall switch for controlling the time for turning on and for turning off an incandescent light includes a rectifying circuit for producing from the AC power line a selected DC...
4520274 Method and apparatus for controlling the loads or a plurality of units on a shared source  
An apparatus for controlling loads of a plurality of units on a shared source which includes a timer interfaced with a computer controlling the connection of each individual unit to the source on...
4511979 Programmable time registering AC electric energy meter having randomized load control  
An electric energy meter for measuring various parameters of electrical energy consumption during time differentiated billing rate periods, and for controlling a load. A clock produces periodic...
4510398 Add/shed load control according to multiple add/shed sequences  
An add/shed system for adding/shedding loads to maintain a building's power consumption below a predetermined level, each load being assigned to one of the multiple types of add/shed routines,...
4477733 Temperature dependent duty cycler control system  
The device herein is a temperature dependent duty cycler control system which provides a duty cycle off time locus responsive to a sensed temperature, and is characterized by two selectable off...
4368408 Time controlled light dimmer  
A method and apparatus for dimming traffic lights during hours of darkness to conserve energy. Electronic circuitry provides storage for weekly tables of twilight times for particular geographic...
4354241 Programmable electronic real-time load controller providing for adaptation of load control in response to varying environmental conditions  
A programmable electronic real-time load controller includes: a plurality of load control circuits, each being adapted to be interconnected with a load; a hardware clock; and a data processor for...
4345162 Method and apparatus for power load shedding  
The present invention contemplates a method and apparatus for load-shedding duty cycling which overrides the normal thermostat control in a space conditioning system, upon receipt of an external...
4321477 Energy management apparatus and method  
An energy management system for a group of electrical loads such as in an industrial plant. The electrical power usage by the group of loads is elastically maintained between an upper set point...
4293915 Programmable electronic real-time load controller  
A programmable electronic real-time load controller includes: a plurality of load control circuits, each being adapted to be interconnected with a load; a hardware clock; and, a programmed data...
4245319 Energy management method and apparatus utilizing duty cycle reduction synchronized with the zero points of the applied voltage  
Energy management method and apparatus for use in conjunction with a demand-limited alternating current circuit having a plurality of separate loads, including resistive loads, and means for...
4217646 Automatic control system for a building  
An automatic system for controlling the environmental conditions in a building divided into a plurality of zones includes a control station that sends control signals over the power lines of the...
4213182 Programmable energy load controller system and methods  
A programmable energy load controller system, allowing each of a multiplicity of energy loads to be established in a selected one of an unenergized condition and a plurality of energized...
4179654 Demand meter including means for selectively controlling the length of demand intervals  
In a power system, a time-of-day demand meter of the type having a programmable control circuit for generating a control signal at prescribed intervals to enable a demand logic circuit to control...
4168491 Energy demand controller and method therefor  
An energy demand controller having a sensor for measuring the instantaneous power being delivered to a building, a thumb wheel switch for preselecting a power limit for use in the building, and...
4153936 Energy management system  
A self-contained flexible multi-purpose and multi-function energy control system capable of monitoring energy consuming loads, providing signals indicative of the state thereof and for selectively...
4146923 Energy monitor and control system  
A system for controlling a plurality of variable rate consuming units using a unique sequence to optimize the number of units on and the total consumption of the units relative to a target by...
4136392 Load cycling with space temperature feedback  
A system for cycling loads in a building is disclosed having a temperature sensor for sensing a temperature, a processing or computer apparatus for utilizing the sensed temperature to cycle the...
4115860 Plural load power controller with time-shared processor  
A power controller arrangement employs a digital processor to monitor and control plural loads, e.g., to monitor and maintain at prescribed levels the temperatures of plural missiles. During each...
4060709 Power supply control  
The supply of power to cyclical, separately controllable loads is controlled without interrupting the operating cycle of the loads. A controllable power supply switch interrupts the power supply...
4023043 Computerized peak-shaving system for alleviating electric utility peak loads  
A system for lowering electrical energy peak demand while minimizing service disruption allows instantaneous dropping of a plurality of interruptible thermal storage devices with predictable...
3988577 Automated energy systems with computer compatibility  
The invention comprises apparatus and methods for controlling and monitoring most of the energy systems used by man. An energy level to be maintained is predetermined and electronically...
3906242 Computerized peak-shaving system for alleviating electric utility peak loads  
A system for lowering electrical energy peak demand while minimizing service disruption allows instantaneous dropping of a plurality of interruptible thermal storage devices with predictable...

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