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John Gilman Chapman Jr, Nicholas Ashworth, Robert Burt, Timothy E Wallaert, Joseph P Rao: System and method for controlling appliances and thermostat for use therewith. Robertshaw Controls Company, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren P C, December 30, 2008: US07469550 (167 worldwide citation)

An energy saving control for appliances via an intelligent thermostat is provided. This intelligent thermostat provides programmatic control over the HVAC system, and provides coordinated control over the appliances. This control over the appliances is accomplished via a communications network betwe ...


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John Gilman Chapman Jr, Nicholas Ashworth, Robert Burt, Timothy E Wallaert: Appliance diagnostic display apparatus and network incorporating same. Maple Chase Company, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren P C, March 6, 2007: US07188002 (91 worldwide citation)

An appliance diagnostic display and interface system providing a centralized user interface for appliance diagnostic information and control of system self-tests is provided. This centralized user interface is provided via an intelligent thermostat that includes an LCD display. The intelligent therm ...


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John Gilman Chapman Jr, Nicholas Ashworth, Robert Burt, Timothy E Wallaert: Hazardous condition detection system and method and thermostat for use therewith. Maple Chase Company, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren P C, November 14, 2006: US07135965 (88 worldwide citation)

An intelligent thermostat communicates with threat detectors to allow periodic remote testing of the detector. The real-time clock and calendar functions of the thermostat allow the consumer to program the day, time, and frequency of the testing. The thermostat then communicates a test control signa ...


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Thomas G Pavlak, Timothy H Thorson, Timothy E Wallaert: Programmable controller and a user interface for same. Lennox, September 3, 2013: US08527096 (34 worldwide citation)

A programmable controller includes a user interface which includes a default interface, a home screen, an indoor settings interface and one or more tab interfaces. As the home screen covers a predominant portion of the default interface and is associated with the indoor settings interface, the home ...


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John Gilman Chapman Jr, Nicholas Ashworth, Robert Burt, Timothy E Wallaert: System and method for reducing energy consumption by controlling a water heater and HVAC system via a thermostat and thermostat for use therewith. Robertshaw Controls Company, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren P C, June 29, 2010: US07744008 (16 worldwide citation)

The system of the present invention provides energy saving control for a water heater via an intelligent thermostat. This intelligent thermostat provides programmatic control over the HVAC system as is conventional, and provides coordinated control over the water heater temperature set point. This c ...


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John Gilman Chapman Jr, Nicholas Ashworth, Robert Burt, Timothy E Wallaert, Kevin Ernest Noesner: System and method for remotely controlling low battery warnings for smoke detectors and the like. Maple Chase Company, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren P C, September 4, 2007: US07265678 (10 worldwide citation)

An intelligent thermostat communicates with battery-powered threat detectors, such as smoke detectors, to allow remote quieting and coordination of a low battery warning detected by the threat detector. In one embodiment, the threat detector transmits a pre-warning signal to the thermostat indicatin ...


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Wojciech Grohman, Darko Hadzidedic, Amanda Filbeck, Timothy E Wallaert, Timothy H Thorson, Thomas Gerard Pavlak, Jacob Jennings: Alarm and diagnostics system and method for a distributed-architecture heating, ventilation and air conditioning network. Lennox, March 31, 2015: US08994539 (8 worldwide citation)

The disclosure includes an HVAC data processing and communication network, and a method of manufacturing the same. In one embodiment the HVAC data processing and communication network includes a system device and a user interface. The system device is configured to store alarm data in local memory i ...


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Wojciech Grohman, Darko Hadzidedic, Amanda Filbeck, Timothy E Wallaert: Alarm and diagnostics system and method for a distributed-architecture heating, ventilation and air conditioning network. Lennox, April 30, 2013: US08433446 (8 worldwide citation)

The disclosure provides an HVAC data processing and communication network and a method of manufacturing the same. In one embodiment, the HVAC data processing and communication network includes a system device, a subnet controller and a user interface. The system device is configured to receive a con ...


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Timothy E Wallaert, Wojciech Grohman: Communication protocol system and method for a distributed-architecture heating, ventilation and air conditioning network. Lennox, October 15, 2013: US08560125 (7 worldwide citation)

An HVAC data processing and communication network includes a first subnet and a second subnet. The first subnet includes a first demand unit, a first comfort sensor and a first subnet controller. The second subnet includes a second subnet comprising a second demand unit, a second comfort sensor and ...


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Timothy E Wallaert, Thomas G Pavlak, Timothy H Thorson, Muhammad Ali Mirza, Suresh Kumar Devineni: System and method of use for a user interface dashboard of a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network. Lennox, June 3, 2014: US08744629 (4 worldwide citation)

The disclosure provides systems and methods of use of an HVAC graphical interface dashboard. In various embodiments, the dashboard includes a weather tab, wherein invoking the weather tab advances to a weather screen. The dashboard also includes an indoor humidity tab. A programs tab and a home tab ...