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Joe M Baldwin, Richard A Bishop, William G Hansen, Phillip L Polley: Self configuring controller. American Standard, William J Beres, William O Driscoll, Peter D Ferguson, January 4, 1994: US05276630 (178 worldwide citation)

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 tha ...


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Joe M Baldwin, Richard A Bishop: Controlling HVAC test functions. American Standard, William J Beres, William O Driscoll, August 27, 1991: US05042265 (50 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling the operation of an HVAC system comprising the steps of: accepting an input; selecting a first mode of operation if the input has a value in excess of a first predetermined limit; selecting a second mode of operation if the input has a value less than a second predetermined l ...


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Joe M Baldwin, Merle A Renaud, Alan G Metcalfe: Thermostat interface for a refrigeration system controller. American Standard, William J Beres, William O Driscoll, August 13, 1991: US05039009 (49 worldwide citation)

An interface for use between a thermostat and a controller for an HVAC system comprising: means for receiving a plurality of parallel commands from a thermostat where each command represents one of two possible states; means for coverting each of the plurality of parallel commands into a plurality o ...


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Joe M Baldwin, Richard A Bishop, James A Davis, Merle A Renaud: Configuration wiring harness for HVAC controller. American Standard, William J Beres, William O Driscoll, Peter D Ferguson, August 24, 1993: US05237826 (26 worldwide citation)

A method of configuring a controller of an HVAC system comprising the step of configuring the HVAC system based upon components which are indicated by a wiring harness to be physically connected to the HVAC system.


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Richard A Bishop, Joe M Baldwin: Economizer preferred cooling control. American Standard, William J Beres, William O Driscoll, Peter D Ferguson, September 5, 1995: US05447037 (23 worldwide citation)

A method of utilizing an economizer to reduce the energy usage of a mechanical refrigeration system. The method comprises the steps of: economizing if both cooling demand and the prerequisites to economize are present; measuring economizer capacity; determining if the measured economizer capacity is ...


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Joe M Baldwin, John L Hancock Jr, Richard A Bishop: Method of determining setback for HVAC system. American Standard, William J Beres, William O Driscoll, Peter D Ferguson, November 16, 1993: US05261481 (19 worldwide citation)

A method of air conditioning an environment with an HVAC system. The method comprises the steps of: determining an environment to be either occupied or vacant; determining a mode of operation for the HVAC system to be heating or cooling; determining a heating setpoint and a cooling setpoint; and det ...


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Joe M Baldwin, Dale C Cotton, Bruce D Smalling: Low profile circuit board mounting arrangement. American Standard, William J Beres, William O Driscoll, Peter D Ferguson, October 17, 2000: US06134120 (17 worldwide citation)

A board mount assembly. The assembly comprises a panel, a board mount and a circuit board. The panel is generally arranged in a plane. The board mount has an attachment portion operably connected to the panel and parallel thereto, and has a support portion extending from the first portion at a non-p ...


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Joe M Baldwin, Dale C Cotton: Average air temperature sensor. American Standard, William J Beres, Peter D Ferguson, William O Driscoll, July 9, 1996: US05533348 (7 worldwide citation)

An average temperature sensor designed for use in an air conditioning unit, wherein the air conditioning unit has a high pressure region and a low pressure region and a method for making an average temperature measurement. The average temperature sensor senses the average temperature of air flowing ...