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

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

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

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 facilitating locate and marking operations. CertusView Technologies, Cooley, February 21, 2017: US09578678

Methods and apparatus for facilitating a locate and/or marking operation by assessing risk associated with the locate and/or marking operation. A communication interface receives a locate request ticket generated by a one-call center. A processor parses the locate request ticket to extract ticket in ...

Joseph G Marcinkiewicz, James L Skinner, Charles E Green, John P Powers: Power factor correction with variable bus voltage. Emerson Climate Technologies, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 7, 2017: US09564846

A controller includes a voltage determination module, a bus voltage command module, and a power factor correction (PFC) control module. The voltage determination module determines a desired direct current (DC) bus voltage for a DC bus electrically connected between a PFC module and an inverter power ...

Steven E Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, David Pennington: Ticket approval system for and method of performing quality control in field service applications. CertusVies Technologies, Cooley, May 23, 2017: US09659268

A ticket approval system and method of performing quality control in a field service application. The method includes obtaining a ticket, performing at least one task associated with the ticket, collecting data associated with at least one task, and transmitting the data to a work management server ...

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

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 ...

Kurt Donald Huber, William Gordon Mansfield, Judson John Flynn: Intra-premises content and equipment management in a femtocell network. AT&T MOBILITY II, Amin Turocy & Watson, March 7, 2017: US09591486

Traffic and signaling is routed between a set of networked femto access points (APs) and devices served there from, and content and equipment that is part of a network functionally coupled to the set of networked femto APs is managed. Networked equipment spans a network deployed within the coverage ...

Steven Nielsen, Curtis Chambers, Jeffrey Farr: Marking apparatus equipped with ticket processing software for facilitating marking operations, and associated methods. CertusView Technologies, Cooley, February 7, 2017: US09563863

Marking apparatus and methods, in which first ticket information relating to a locate request ticket is received, and second ticket information derived from the first ticket information is displayed on a display device of the marking apparatus. A field technician may provide some input to generate a ...

Peter F Vandermeulen: Methods and systems for liquid desiccant air conditioning system retrofit. 7AC Technologies, Foley Hong, Rajesh Vallabh, July 18, 2017: US09709285

Methods and systems are disclosed for utilizing liquid desiccant air conditioning systems in connection with existing HVAC equipment to achieve reductions in electricity consumption.

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