Natural gas leakage detection device

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9989193
APP PUB NO 20170146196A1
SERIAL NO

14950291

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An aspect of the disclosure includes a natural gas leakage detection device. The natural gas leakage device includes a metering interface for detecting usage of natural gas. A clock is provided to determine time of day and one or more predetermined times when no natural gas usage is expected. A first sensor is used to determine whether a furnace is operating. A monitoring device is provided. The monitoring device being operable during the one or more predetermined times when no natural gas usage is expected, to monitor the metering interface and the first sensor and to perform an action in response to natural gas usage being detected during the one or more predetermined times when no natural gas usage is expected and the first sensor determines that the furnace is not operating.

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INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATIONNEW ORCHARD ROAD ARMONK NY 10504

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Johnson, Michael JA Awbridge, GB 2 1
Taylor, James S Fareham, GB 23 87

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