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Marco Ranalli, Martin Adldinger, Todd Robert Barnhart, John LaGrandeur, Lon E Bell, Lakhi Nandlal Goenka: Temperature control systems with thermoelectric devices. Gentherm Incorporated, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 31, 2017: US09555686 (1 worldwide citation)

Temperature control systems and methods can be designed for controlling the interior climate of a vehicle or other the climate of another desired region. The temperature control system for a vehicle can have a thermoelectric system providing heating and/or cooling, including supplemental heating and ...


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Steven E Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr, Greg Block: Methods and apparatus for assessing risks associated with locate request tickets based on historical information. CertusView Technologies, Cooley, May 9, 2017: US09646275 (1 worldwide citation)

Locate and/or marking operations involve detecting and/or marking a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area, wherein at least a portion of the dig area is planned to be excavated or disturbed during excavation activities. One or more attributes of a locate and/o ...


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Aaron G Hill: Ventilation system for a power machine. Clark Equipment Company, John D Veldhuis Kroeze, Westerman Champlin & Koehler P A, July 18, 2017: US09707821 (1 worldwide citation)

A ventilation system for a power machine is disclosed. The ventilation system includes a first ductwork section and a second ductwork section. An intermediate unsealed cavity is positioned between the first ductwork section and the second ductwork section. A source of air having a primary fan is pro ...


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James Christopher Curlander, Asaf Gilboa Amir, Lauren Marie Kisser, Robert Arthur Koch, Ricky Dean Welsh: Multi-level fulfillment center for unmanned aerial vehicles. Amazon Technologies, Lee & Hayes PLLC, October 3, 2017: US09777502 (1 worldwide citation)

A multi-level (ML) fulfillment center is designed to accommodate landing and takeoff of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), possibly in an urban setting, such as in a densely populated area. Unlike traditional fulfillment centers, the ML fulfillment centers may include many levels (i.e., stories, floor ...


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Donald Cyrus Baker: Apparatus and method for evacuating contaminants and water vapor from an area above a swimming pool with integral deck drain. Meunier Carlin & Curfman, January 10, 2017: US09540836 (1 worldwide citation)

An apparatus captures and evacuates air from an area above a body of liquid, particularly a swimming pool. The apparatus exhausts the contaminants and water vapor to an area outside of an enclosure housing the swimming pool. A perimeter deck drain assembly extends around the pool and is connected to ...


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Robert J Mowris, John Walsh: Fan controller. Kenneth L Green, Averill & Green, June 6, 2017: US09671125 (1 worldwide citation)

Method for controlling an HVAC ventilation fan in heating or cooling mode and varying the fan-off time delay as a function of heat source or cool source operational time. Method for increasing heater ventilation fan speed from the low speed used for heating to the high speed used for cooling. Method ...


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Nicholas L Lack: Filter with multiple sections of different media. Davis M Chin Jr, Davis Chin, August 30, 2011: US08007555 (1 worldwide citation)

A panel air filter assembly, for use in heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, which has a single filter element with multiple portions. The single filter element is sectioned into substantially equally-dimensioned and separate filter portions. Each of the filter portions includes ...


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Rakesh Goel, Ammar Kailani: Ultraviolet lamp with absorptive barrier. Lennox Manufacturing, July 28, 2009: US07566359 (1 worldwide citation)

A heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system, comprising a heat exchanger plenum having a surface located therein that is susceptible to degradation upon exposure to light, and a light bulb located within the plenum. In one embodiment, the light bulb has a side directed toward the surfa ...


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Marc Thuillard, John S Adams: Method for controlling the opening of an HVAC valve based on the energy-per-flow gradient. BILIMO HOLDING, Sughrue Mion PLLC, April 25, 2017: US09631831 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for controlling the opening of a valve (10) in an HVAC system (100) to regulate the flow φ of a fluid through a thermal energy exchanger (2) of the HVAC system (100) and adjust the amount of energy E exchanged by the thermal energy exchanger (2). According to the method, an energy-per-flow ...


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Saman Beyhaghi, Matthew J Asmus, Justin P Kauffman: Systems and methods for adaptive capacity constraint management. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, April 4, 2017: US09612601 (1 worldwide citation)

An adaptive capacity constraint management system receives a measured value affected by HVAC equipment at actual operating conditions and uses the measured value to determine an operating value for a variable that affects a capacity of the HVAC equipment at the actual operating condition. The system ...



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