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Larry Stephen Bias, Chung Ming Cheng: Electronic programmable thermostat with temporary reset. Hunter Fan Company, Garrison Morris & Haight PLLC, August 17, 1999: US05937942 (161 worldwide citation)

An electronic programmable thermostat having a program set made up of a plurality of program start times and program temperature values for a daily time period which can be automatically vacated upon initiation by the thermostat user. The user may initiate a temporary reset of the program time/tempe ...


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Robert A Jacobs: Access controlled thermostat system. Michael I Kroll, November 11, 2003: US06644557 (137 worldwide citation)

A system for a user to control a thermostat temperature setting includes a master code by which an operator gains access to the system to set the parameters by which the general user can access the system and change the temperature setting. The general user gains access by keying in a password, whic ...


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Lawrence Kates: Zone thermostat for zone heating and cooling. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 2, 2007: US07156316 (120 worldwide citation)

A zone thermostat for use in connection with an Electronically-Controlled Register vent (ECRV) that can be easily installed by a homeowner or general handyman is disclosed. The ECRV can be used to convert a non-zoned HVAC system into a zoned system. The ECRV can also be used in connection with a con ...


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Harold Gene Alles: Zone climate control. Home Comfort Zones, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zaffman, March 13, 2007: US07188779 (109 worldwide citation)

A zone climate control system and method of its operation. A zone can be a single room. A method for determining which zones' vents are to be closed, and which are to be opened, in performing heating or cooling, circulation to heat or cool a zone by mixing its air with air from another zone, circula ...


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Demilleville Hugues: Systeme de gestion denergie, Energy management system. Demilleville Hugues, Demilleville Hugues, WONG DAVID W, February 8, 2000: CA2202008 (109 worldwide citation)

The multi-function energy management system has a plurality of predetermined operating programs stored in memory in or around a micro controller. The micro controller may be pre-set to operate a plurality of heating ventilation, air conditioning and other operating devices according to selected ones ...


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Richard A Genga Jr, Hamid Pishdadian, Michael McCarthy: Integrated zoning circulator with priority controller. Taco, Fish & Richardson P C, April 22, 1997: US05622221 (105 worldwide citation)

An integrated zoning circulator includes a priority controller, integral with the zoning circulator, for determining the priority given to the circulator in an individual zone of a multi-zone hydronic system. The zoning circulator also includes a priority circulator system for a multi-zone hydronic ...


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Lawrence Kates: Electronically-controlled register vent for zone heating and cooling. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 30, 2007: US07168627 (104 worldwide citation)

An Electronically-Controlled Register vent (ECRV) that can be easily installed by a homeowner or general handyman is disclosed. The ECRV can be used to convert a non-zoned HVAC system into a zoned system. The ECRV can also be used in connection with a conventional zoned HVAC system to provide additi ...


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Steven L Carey: Thermostat with one button programming feature. Emerson Electric Co, Kevin Pumm, November 9, 2004: US06814299 (102 worldwide citation)

A digital programmable thermostat comprising up and dowm temperature adjustment buttons, an LCD display, and a Program button, which a user can simply press once to initiate a single set-back program that sets back the last user selected temperature setting during a predetermined setback time period ...


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Lawrence Kates: System and method for zone heating and cooling. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 16, 2007: US07163156 (100 worldwide citation)

An Electronically-Controlled Register vent (ECRV) that can be easily installed by a homeowner or general handyman is disclosed. The ECRV can be used to convert a non-zoned HVAC system into a zoned system. The ECRV can also be used in connection with a conventional zoned HVAC system to provide additi ...


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Shavit Gideon: Optimizing system for a plurality of temperature conditioning apparatuses. Honeywell, January 12, 1971: US3555251 (82 worldwide citation)

A control system for optimizing the operation of a plurality of electrical power operated temperature conditioning apparatuses wherein a digital computer periodically determines the prevailing total temperature conditioning load, selects the number of apparatuses to be energized, and distributes the ...