Jurgen Mario Vangeel, Mark Henricus Verberkt, Peter Fitski: Systems and methods for lighting control. Philips Lighting Holding, Meenakshy Chakravorty, August 8, 2017: US09730298 (2 worldwide citation)

Lighting units, systems, and methods are described herein for determining whether occupancy detections are legitimate or not. Methods and systems are further described herein for powering down a network of power over ethernet (PoE) components.

Huang Lin Jie, Bhatti Mohinder S: Heating, ventilating and air conditioning module having an improved heater core configuration. Delphi Tech, January 2, 2004: EP1375208-A1 (2 worldwide citation)

The subject invention includes a heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) assembly or module (10) having a housing (12) with an inlet (14) and at least one outlet (16,18,20) for directing a flow of air into a passenger compartment. An evaporator core (22) is disposed within the housing (12) ...

Joseph R Ribbich, Nicholas S Van Derven: User control device with hinged mounting plate. Johnson Controls Technology Company, Foley & Lardner, February 13, 2018: US09890971 (1 worldwide citation)

A thermostat includes a housing, a touch-sensitive display configured to display visual media and receive user inputs, processing electronics configured to operate the touch-sensitive display, and a mounting plate. The housing includes a base that has walls that define an internal volume. The housin ...

Joseph G Marcinkiewicz, Charles E Green, Michael I Henderson: System and method for permanent magnet motor control. Emerson Climate Technologies, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 25, 2017: US09634593 (1 worldwide citation)

A method of operating an electric motor is disclosed. The method includes: starting the electric motor in an open loop control mode; operating an estimator that estimates operating conditions of the electric motor; and, while the electric motor is in the open loop control mode, evaluating a first pa ...

Lakhi Nandlal Goenka, Lon Edward Bell: HVAC system for a vehicle. Gentherm Incorporated, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 11, 2015: US09103573 (1 worldwide citation)

A heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system for a vehicle is disclosed, the HVAC system including at least one thermoelectric device for providing supplemental heating and cooling for air supplied to a passenger compartment of the vehicle to maximize an efficiency of operation of the v ...

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 ...

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 ...

Ronald Paul Barrett: Thermally adaptive enclosure vent. Barret Aerospace Technologies, Hovey Williams, February 27, 2018: US09903607 (1 worldwide citation)

An enclosure vent is operable to be mounted to a building that presents an interior space and to move in response to a change in vent temperature. The vent includes a vent frame and a laminated composite vent panel. The vent panel includes outer and inner panel layers and an intermediate connecting ...

Lawrence T Sunshine: Ion generating device enclosure. PLASMA AIR INTERNATIONAL, Scully Scott Murphy & Presser P C, December 19, 2017: US09847623 (1 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure is directed to ion generators and their enclosures that include a base, a non-linear wall projecting from the base, a top connected to the non-linear wall a top connected to the non-linear wall, wherein the base, the non-linear wall and the top form a closed space, and at leas ...

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 ...