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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 (164 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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James R Kauffman, Richard A Bishop: Method and apparatus for failure recovery in a multi-processor computer system. Compaq Computer Corporation, Williams Morgan & Amerson, March 6, 2001: US06199179 (148 worldwide citation)

Multiple instances of operating systems execute cooperatively in a single multiprocessor computer wherein all processors and resources are electrically connected together. The single physical machine with multiple physical processors and resources is subdivided by software into multiple partitions, ...


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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 (41 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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Richard A Bishop: Apparatus and method for reducing overshoot in response to the setpoint change of an air conditioning system. American Standard, William J Beres, William O Driscoll, Peter D Ferguson, May 16, 1995: US05415346 (40 worldwide citation)

A thermostat and method for controlling the overshoot and undershoot of the temperature in a zone that are caused by an air conditioning system responsive to a change in the setpoint of the thermostat is disclosed. The thermostat includes a sensor for detecting the temperature in the zone and being ...


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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 (24 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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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 (15 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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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 (14 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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