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Philip J Bohrer, Gregory J Merten, Robert J Schnell, Michael B Atlass: Profile based method for deriving a temperature setpoint using a ‘delta’ based on cross-indexing a received price-point level signal. Honeywell International, June 3, 2003: US06574581 (183 worldwide citation)

A method for adjusting a plurality of controlled subsystems in a building or plant that facilitates cooperative energy usage with a utility provider. By referring to a single profile of adjustments that correspond to changes in the value of a utility signal and distributing this to each relevant con ...


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Philip J Bohrer, Gregory J Merten, Robert J Schnell, Michael B Atlass: Profile based method for deriving a temperature setpoint using a ‘delta’ based on cross-indexing a received price-point level signal. Honeywell International, Gregory Ansems, December 13, 2005: US06975958 (176 worldwide citation)

A method for adjusting a plurality of controlled subsystems in a building or plant that facilitates cooperative energy usage with a utility provider. By referring to a single profile of adjustments that correspond to changes in the value of a utility signal and distributing this to each relevant con ...


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James W Ratz, Robert J Schnell, Daniel T Uhrich: Electronic time thermostat with a temporary next period adjustment means. Honeywell, Robert B Leonard, July 27, 1993: US05230482 (144 worldwide citation)

A thermostat having a temporary "now" and "next" functions. The temporary "next" function allows the user to program a temporary deviation from a preprogrammed schedule used to control the temperature within a space. The combination temporary "now" and "next" function allows a user to temporarily se ...


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Mark W Peterson, Robert J Schnell, Brent D Vick: Adaptive intelligent circulation control methods and systems. Honeywell International, May 29, 2007: US07222494 (125 worldwide citation)

Adaptive intelligent circulation control methods and systems are used to help increase the comfort and/or reduce energy usage and equipment wear. In one illustrative embodiment, the circulation and/or ventilation time is adjusted based on one or more environmental conditions inside or outside the bu ...


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Kurt L Elliason, Robert J Schnell, Philip J Bohrer, Gregory J Merten: Real time and/shed load based on received tier pricing and direct load control with processors for each load. Robert B Leonard, July 1, 1997: US05644173 (120 worldwide citation)

A method of employing add/shed routines to individual load controllers in a system for a building or plant that has more than one load. It allows for cooperative adjustments of energy usage in accord with prearranged exigency information agree between the utility provider and the building user. Duty ...


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Kurt L Elliason, Robert J Schnell: Responding to pricing signals from a power supplier using mixed add/shed and profile setback delta schemes. Honeywell, Robert B Leonard, January 28, 1997: US05598349 (74 worldwide citation)

A method for employing utility-supplied information relies on two schemes for accommodating such pricing information. All subsystems in a building function based on the individual controller responsible for that subsystem and the user-defined predetermined responses stored in memory. Direct load con ...


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James W Ratz, Robert J Schnell: Communicating thermostat. Honeywell, Robert B Leonard, April 20, 1993: US05203497 (74 worldwide citation)

A thermostat providing external communication comprising two microprocessors. One microprocessor may be dedicated to the external communication while the other microprocessor runs the application programming. The thermostat is separated into a thermostat housing and subbase. One microprocessor may b ...


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Philip J Bohrer, Gregory J Merten, Robert J Schnell, Michael B Atlass: Profile based method for deriving a temperature setpoint using a ‘delta’ based on cross-indexing a received price-point level signal. Honeywell International, Gregory Ansems, March 18, 2008: US07346467 (72 worldwide citation)

A method for adjusting a plurality of controlled subsystems in a building or plant that facilitates cooperative energy usage with a utility provider. By referring to a single profile of adjustments that correspond to changes in the value of a utility signal and distributing this to each relevant con ...


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James W Ratz, Robert J Schnell, Daniel T Uhrich: Communicating thermostat. Honeywell, Robert B Leonard, March 30, 1993: US05197668 (68 worldwide citation)

A thermostat which includes a transceiver for receiving and sending communications externally of the thermostat. A thermostat receiving external communications from another thermostat includes an external temperature responsive portion to modify the setpoint of the receiving thermostat based on the ...


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Renee Bedros, Robert J Schnell: Image recognition template generation. Honeywell, Charles G Mersereau, April 14, 1987: US04658428 (55 worldwide citation)

A method and system for generating additional template images containing an object of interest in a plurality of defined orientations from a single stored digitized pixel matrix template image frame is disclosed by which the object of interest may be translated and rotated within the template frame ...