05276630 is referenced by 178 patents and cites 30 patents.

A method of operating a controller of an HVAC system comprising the steps of: constantly establishing the validity of each of a plurality of input devices; and reconfiguring the mode of operation of the HVAC system each time the validity of any of the plurality of input devices changes to ensure that the HVAC system operates in the best available mode of operation.

Title
Self configuring controller
Application Number
7/557253
Publication Number
5276630
Application Date
July 23, 1990
Publication Date
January 4, 1994
Inventor
Phillip L Polley
Clarksville
TN, US
William G Hansen
Clarksville
TN, US
Richard A Bishop
Clarksville
TN, US
Joe M Baldwin
Clarksville
TN, US
Agent
Peter D Ferguson
William O Driscoll
William J Beres
Assignee
American Standard
NY, US
IPC
G06F 15/20
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