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John F Rossi, Paul Michael Huddleston, Mark Lee Barton, Bradley A Smith, Howard Ng, Carl J Mueller, James P Garozzo, Cecil H Barrett, Russell Thomas House: HVAC communication system. Comverge, Philip H Burrus IV, March 31, 2009: US07510126 (130 worldwide citation)

A system for communicating across conventional HVAC wiring is provided. The system includes a communication device having a communication module capable of inducing low power, high frequency current signals into a single control wire coupling, for example, a thermostat with a compressor. The communi ...


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John F Rossi, Paul Michael Huddleston, Mark Lee Barton, Bradley A Smith, Howard Ng, Carl J Mueller, James P Garozzo, Cecil H Barrett, Russell Thomas House: HVAC communication system. Comverge, Emerson Electric, Burrus International Property Law Group, Philip H Burrus IV, January 16, 2007: US07163158 (80 worldwide citation)

A system for communicating across conventional HVAC wiring is provided. The system includes a communication device having a communication module capable of inducing low power, high frequency current signals into a single control wire coupling, for example, a thermostat with a compressor. The communi ...


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Glenn A Davis: Method of detecting tamper of an electric meter. Comverge Technologies, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, March 26, 2002: US06362745 (80 worldwide citation)

An electric meter tamper detection system for sensing removal of an electric meter from a corresponding meter socket and for generating a tamper signal is disclosed. In this system, the tamper signal is relayed to a headend when the electric meter—connected in series with and monitoring current flou ...


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Glenn A Davis, David M Poche: Method and apparatus using distributed intelligence for applying real time pricing and time of use rates in wide area network including a headend and subscriber. Comverge Technologies, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, December 26, 2000: US06167389 (75 worldwide citation)

A control system is disclosed which varies the operation of consumer's devices to minimize influx currents across a power grid. Power consuming devices are scheduled to operate in accordance with varying pricing tiers. As customers schedule the operation of various devices and appliances in accordan ...


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Glenn A Davis: Electric meter tamper detection circuit for sensing electric meter removal. Comverge Technologies, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, September 12, 2000: US06118269 (72 worldwide citation)

An electric meter tamper detection system for sensing removal of an electric meter from a corresponding meter socket and for generating a tamper signal is disclosed. In this system, the tamper signal is relayed to a headend when the electric meter--connected in series with and monitoring current flo ...


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Robert A Fierro, Martin J Burns, Michael A Guyre, Gregory P Kundla, Ronald J Pasquarelli, Laurie M Sobczak: Utility meter interface system. Comverge Technologies, Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, June 8, 2004: US06747571 (46 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for facilitating data exchange between a utility meter and a host device includes a first wireless interface device coupled to the meter via a first hardwired connection and a second wireless interface device coupled to the host device via a second hardwired connection. The fi ...


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Paul Heitmann: Method and system for charging of electric vehicles according to user defined prices and price off-sets. Comverge, Smith Risley, Steven P Wigmore, April 10, 2012: US08154246 (36 worldwide citation)

A method and system provides for the charging of electric vehicles according to user defined parameters. The method and system can include an enhanced thermostat, personal computer, and/or an electric vehicle charger which can receive various user defined vehicle charging parameters such as an initi ...


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Wendell M Miyaji: Local power consumption load control. Comverge, Philip H Burrus IV, October 20, 2009: US07606639 (28 worldwide citation)

A method and system for curtailing energy consumption of an appliance, such as an air conditioning compressor or heat pump, is provided. A control unit stores information relating to the load, which may include a connected load value, such as a power consumption value or efficiency rating. The contr ...


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John Rossi: Method and system for co-operative charging of electric vehicles. Comverge, Smith Risley, Steven P Wigmore, January 31, 2012: US08106627 (22 worldwide citation)

A method and system provide for the cooperative charging of electric vehicles. By using power line communications, chargers of the electric vehicles who are serviced by the same distribution transformer can form self-contained local area networks due to the nature of power line communications. After ...


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Andrew Adams: Method and system for calculating energy metrics of a building and one or more zones within the building. Comverge, Smith Risley, Steven P Wigmore, April 10, 2012: US08155900 (22 worldwide citation)

A method and system can provide building energy performance metrics that can help identify specific zones within a building which may have energy efficiency problems. The method and system can collect data from: indoor temperature sensors and humidity sensors present in each zone of a building; one ...