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US20120179298 ENERGY MANAGEMENT IN A BUILDING  
Method for managing the energy of a building, comprising one or more occupants likely to be present therein, each determining a comfort desire for a given period, characterized in that it...
US20130310987 BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEM  
The invention relates to a method of operation for a building automation system comprising the provision and/or collection of at least one piece of information which describes at least one time...
US20130268127 CONFIGURATION OF A BUILDING AUTOMATION SYSTEM CONTROLLER  
An approach for configuration of a controller in a building automation system (BAS) using a code that may be generated by the BAS, but accessed without a network work connection.
US20140195058 HVAC CONTROLLER INCLUDING USER INTERACTION LOG  
An HVAC controller is configured to log one more user interactions into a user interaction log stored in its memory such that at least some of the user interactions may be recalled from the user...
US20130060385 HVAC CONTROLLER INCLUDING USER INTERACTION LOG  
An HVAC controller is configured to log one more user interactions into a user interaction log stored in its memory such that at least some of the user interactions may be recalled from the user...
US20130339292 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACILITATING COMMUNICATION BETWEEN A PLURALITY OF BUILDING AUTOMATION SUBSYSTEMS  
A computer-implemented system for facilitating communication between a plurality of building automation subsystems and a plurality of applications includes a first database storing a hierarchical...
US20130253707 Energy Recovery Ventilation Effectiveness Calculation and Indication  
This disclosure relates generally to air handling systems for buildings, more particularly to energy recovery ventilation systems, and specifically to a calculation/estimation of effectiveness...
US20120043390 HEAT PUMP  
A heat pump including a boiler is disclosed. The heat pump may include a quick-hot-water-supply tank and the boiler, which may be operated selectively based on a temperature of external air or an...
US20110120167 Room Air Conditioner And/Or Heat Pump  
A room air conditioner and/or heat pump is shown with a main control and a user interface. The user interface is mounted on a user interface mount attached to the front of a main unit, but behind...
US20150211759 MOTOR CONTROL DEVICE AND MOTOR CONTROL METHOD  
A motor control device according to the present invention is a device for controlling a motor driving an air blower. The motor control device includes: an air flow rate calculator configured to...
US20110125329 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...
US20150192317 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING A CENTRAL PLANT FOR A BUILDING  
Systems and methods for controlling a central plant for a building are provided. The central plant has a plant load. An optimal combination of plant equipment for meeting the plant load is...
US20140148953 DYNAMIC LOUD MODELING OF A BUILDING'S ENERGY CONSUMPTION FOR DEMAND RESPONSE APPLICATIONS  
A dynamic electrical load model for an HVAC chiller for use in demand response applications is described herein. A dynamic model for coupling a building's electrical and thermal characteristics is...
US20110213500 ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL SYSTEM COMPRISING MOTORIZED SHUTTER  
An arched shutter configured for automated, simultaneous control of a plurality of louvers, the arched shutter comprises the plurality of louvers, a frame, a portion of which forms an arch, a...
US20140358293 THERMOSTAT USER INTERFACE  
A thermostat user interface for a network-connected thermostat is described. The thermostat includes a frustum-shaped shell body having a circular cross-section and a sidewall extending between...
US20130345880 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR CONTROLLING A CHILLER PLANT FOR A BUILDING  
A computerized method for controlling a chiller plant for cooling a building is provided. The chiller plant has a chiller plant load. The method includes estimating an optimal combination of...
US20140358292 Dynamically Modifying Temperatures At Positions in a Room Having a Plurality Of Positioned People Responsive To Input Requests From Individual Positioned People  
Controlling the temperature gradient in an enclosed auditorium with positioned people by initially generating, by thermal input, a level selected base temperature plane coextensive with the plane...
US20130066472 TRANSITION TEMPERATURE ADJUSTMENT USER INTERFACES  
Controllers for controlling heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and cooling (HVAC) systems are provided. The controllers include graphical user interfaces for user adjustment of system...
US20140031993 AUTO-CONFIGURING TIME-OF DAY FOR BUILDING CONTROL UNIT  
Provided according to some embodiments is a thermostat is capable of discerning the time-of-day without external input. Should the user fail to set the time, the thermostat uses one or more...
US20140303787 HEATING SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HEATING A BUILDING AND/OR FOR PREPARING HOT WATER  
According to various embodiments, a heating system for heating a building and/or for preparing hot water is provided. The heating system can comprise a heat distributing device; and a computer,...
US20150253029 System and Method for Providing a Tile Management Controller  
A server rack includes a server pod including a server pod element that has a first temperature sensor for sensing a first operating temperature of the server pod element and a baseboard...
US20130138250 INTELLIGENT COMFORT MANAGEMENT USING NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING TO INTERFACE WITH A COMFORT SYSTEM CONTROLLER  
Advantageously employing natural language processing for operating comfort systems is disclosed herein. A method of operating a comfort system for an enclosed space, a management system and a HVAC...
US20110184562 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...
US20150081107 System and Method for Crowd-Sourced Environmental System Control and Maintenance  
A system and method for crowd-sourced environmental system control and building maintenance includes a server for providing selective access to building occupants and managers. Users are permitted...
US20150127175 INTERACTIVE NAVIGATION ENVIRONMENT FOR BUILDING PERFORMANCE VISUALIZATION  
A tool for providing a visualization of a system may reveal an interactive navigation environment for building performance observation and assessment. The tool may be associated with a processor....
US20140358291 COMFORT CONTROLLER WITH USER FEEDBACK  
An HVAC control system is provided that is configured to prompt a user to indicate whether or not they are comfortable under current environmental conditions. In some instances the HVAC control...
US20120016525 ENERGY FORECASTING AND MANAGEMENT DEVICE  
A system for forecasting demand energy associated with a swimming pool and a home's HVAC unit. The pool has a circulation pump motor and the system records fluctuation in daily ambient air...
US20120158188 ELECTRONIC CONDENSATE OVERFLOW SWITCH  
A non-polarized electronic condensate overflow switch uses microprocessor-controlled low-resistance MOSFETs to connect and disconnect power to an HVAC system. The condensate overflow switch...
US20130158716 HVAC CONTROLLER WITH UTILITY SAVER SWITCH DIAGNOSTIC FEATURE  
An HVAC controller may display a user query on the display of the HVAC controller, which queries the user as to whether a utility saver switch is installed and in use. The HVAC controller may take...
US20150247646 Social Learning SoftThermostat for Commercial Buildings  
A building has climate control equipment which controls a temperature at different locations. Different locations may be in different control zones controlled by different control devices. An...
US20140188287 iComfort: Method to measure and control your micro-climate using a smart phone  
Temperature, relative humidity and air quality define comfort indoors. Individuals judge comfort by how the environment feels and smells. Heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC)...
US20130131871 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR DETERMINING HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING DEMANDS ON A PRINT SHOP  
A method of estimating heat emissions for a print shop may include determining a total heat generation value associated with a print shop over the period of time by summing a non-print production...
US20150045959 REMOTE CONTROLLABLE THERMOSTAT  
A remote controllable thermostat has an on-board power supply with batteries, a microcontroller having a timer, a temperature sensor, a temperature set point control controller and an RF receiver....
US20120239603 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR CONTROLLING ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS OF DIFFERENT ENTITIES  
The invention relates to a controlling system for adjusting environmental conditions of at least one entity, wherein the entity has desired environmental conditions for at least two different...
US20110125328 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...
US20130197698 HVAC System Fault Root Cause Self-Determination  
A method for self-determining a root cause of a system fault in a heating, ventilation, and cooling (HVAC) system includes receiving a fault message indicative of a fault condition in an operating...
US20150142180 CONTROL UNIT WITH AUTOMATIC SETBACK CAPABILITY  
Methods for controlling temperature in a conditioned enclosure such as a dwelling are described that include an “auto-away” and/or “auto-arrival” feature for detecting unexpected absences which...
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...
US20130123991 THERMOSTAT AND IRRIGATION CONTROLLER WITH REMOVABLE USER INTERFACE  
Improvements in a thermostat for HVAC control and an irrigation controller for sprinkler control are constructed each with a Base Unit and a removable User Interface Unit. The dual-function Base...
US20120165991 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING HUMIDITY OF A SERVER  
A humidity control system and method controls humidity in a server by acquiring a humidity value inside of the server using a humidity detector of the server at a predetermined time interval. The...
US20070005191 Real-time global optimization of building setpoints and sequence of operation  
A building heating/cooling system energy optimization method for a building having a heating/cooling system includes the steps of providing a mathematical model of the heating/cooling system,...
US20080185448 INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND METHOD USING SETTING INFORMATION BACK-UP FOR CONTROLLING MULTI-TYPE AIR CONDITIONERS  
An integrated management system for controlling multi-type air conditioners can use a remote integrated management system to securely and automatically back up setting information for a local...
US20130204440 HVAC CONTROLLER WITH USER-FRIENDLY INSTALLATION FEATURES WITH WIRE INSERTION DETECTION  
A thermostat includes a housing, a user interface, and a processing system configured to control an HVAC system using setpoint temperature values. The thermostat may also include a plurality of...
US20120271465 Energy management system and method for water heater system  
An energy management system and method for water heater system is arranged for control of the water heater system based on user demand, and control the hot water distribution base on demand and...
US20140200719 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR UPDATING CLIMATE CONTROL ALGORITHMS  
A combined business and technical method is described in which a paid subscription service is offered to provide “premium” HVAC algorithms for a network-connected, multi-sensing learning...
US20120232969 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR UPDATING CLIMATE CONTROL ALGORITHMS  
A combined business and technical method is described in which a paid subscription service is offered to provide “premium” HVAC algorithms for a network-connected, multi-sensing learning...
US20080054083 Method of tracking HVAC energy usage in multi-unit buildings  
This system, consisting of a data-logging device and a computer software program, calculates the energy used to heat or cool a leased unit within a multi-unit building, where the building employs...
US20090101726 AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM, CONTROL UNIT AND OTHER COMPONENTS USED THEREWITH  
An air-conditioning system operable at different states employs a control unit including a receiver and a transmitter. The receiver is connected electrically to a switching device for a compressor...
US20130158717 HVAC CONTROLLER WITH DELTA-T BASED DIAGNOSTICS  
An HVAC controller may store a delta T limit. The delta T limit may be, or may include, a maximum and/or a minimum delta T limit. The HVAC controller may compare a measured delta T value against a...
US20100298991 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING A WIND FARM  
System and method for controlling a wind farm, for wind farms comprising a plurality of wind turbines having a rotor, a generator, a control unit and means for connecting to the mains of the wind...