US Patent No: 8,086,356 - Analytics, PDF, Full Text and PAIR Access

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System for monitoring and controlling the consumption of a utility

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A system for monitoring and controlling the consumption of electrical energy and for warning a consumer of the status of their use including subsystem that produces three warning levels. The first warning is a visual signal while the second signal is an audio signal. The third signal is an audio signal louder than the second signal to warn a consumer that their supply of power will be interrupted in a given amount of time. The third signal also includes a timer to indicate that the power will be discontinued within a number of minutes. The system also includes an internal electric current restoration unit for reconnecting the supply of power when a preselected period of time has passed or power has been reduced to a preselected level before being interrupted.

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Al-Mutawa, Mahmoud E - 3 0

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RTP CONTROLS, INC. (1)
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SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON COMPANY (1)
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TRENDPOINT SYSTEMS, INC. (1)
7,263,450 Method and apparatus for reading and controlling electric power consumption 28 2002
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (2)
* 6,429,642 Programmable monitoring device for electric consumption 15 2000
* 2009/0106,891 Apparatus for Displaying Shower or Bath Water Parameters 10 2007
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