US Patent No: RE40190

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Thermostat housing

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HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.MORRISTOWN, NJ7946

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Takach, Eugene J Eden Prairie, MN 33 397
von, Buelow John Oak Park, CA 34 534
Wadsworth, John Los Angeles, CA 67 531

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Honeywell Inc. (7)
4,298,946 Electronically controlled programmable digital thermostat 103 1978
4,388,692 Electronically controlled programmable digital thermostat having variable threshold hysteresis with time 97 1980
4,442,972 Electrically controlled programmable digital thermostat and method for regulating the operation of multistage heating and cooling systems 162 1981
4,606,401 Programmable thermostat 69 1985
4,837,731 System for time programming of states by communicating time data via a continuously rotatable potentiometer 65 1987
5,230,482 Electronic time thermostat with a temporary next period adjustment means 83 1991
5,482,209 Method and means for programming a programmable electronic thermostat 77 1994
 
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. (6)
4,308,991 Programmable electronic thermostat 78 1980
4,621,336 Visual display of time schedule in a programmable thermostat 77 1984
5,570,837 Programmable digital thermostat with means for enabling temporary connection of a battery thereto 61 1995
6,318,639 Thermostat with temporary fan on function 71 1999
6,315,211 Hardwired or battery powered digital thermostat 64 1999
6,513,723 Method and apparatus for automatically transmitting temperature information to a thermostat 53 2000
 
HUNTER FAN COMPANY (6)
5,012,973 Window air conditioning unit having a built-in programmable thermostat with remote temperature sensor 70 1988
4,881,686 Temperature recovery display device for an electronic programmable thermostat 59 1988
5,038,851 Electronic programmable thermostat for a heating and cooling system with an oscillation control mechanism 63 1988
5,329,991 Pre-programmed electronic programmable thermostat 96 1992
5,782,296 Auto-programmable electronic thermostat 94 1996
5,937,942 Electronic programmable thermostat with temporary reset 96 1998
 
Berkeley; Arnold D. (3)
4,725,001 Electronic thermostat employing adaptive cycling 80 1986
5,065,813 Interactive electronic thermostat with installation assistance 92 1988
5,161,606 Interactive electronic thermostat with minimum and maximum temperature thermal limit switches 75 1991
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (3)
6,351,693 Computerized system for controlling thermostats 91 1999
6,595,430 Graphical user interface system for a thermal comfort controller 116 2000
2006/0192,022 HVAC controller with removable instruction card 21 2005
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
4,948,040 Air conditioning system 74 1988
4,997,029 Air conditioning apparatus 74 1989
 
VENSTAR, INC. (2)
6,196,467 Wireless programming or programmable thermostat mobile unit for multiple separate controller or programmable fixed units and programming transmission method 80 1998
6,032,867 Flat plate thermostat and wall mounting method 64 1998
 
AT&T CORP. (1)
5,526,422 System and method for cleaning the display screen of a touch screen device 65 1994
 
CALABRIA JOSEPH (1)
4,431,134 Digital thermostat with protection against power interruption 66 1982
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
4,992,779 Information input device 65 1989
 
CARADON CUSTOM CONTROLS INC. (1)
5,873,519 Electronic thermostat with multiple program options 94 1997
 
CHARLES G & DEBORAH H. SHAMOON (1)
2003/0034,898 Thermostat and remote control system and method 93 2001
 
CHEMICAL BANK, AS COLLATERAL AGENT (1)
4,446,913 Auto changeover thermostat with means for handling temperature entry errors 69 1983
 
CL 9, Inc. (1)
4,918,439 Remote control device 102 1988
 
Comptel Domotique Inc. (1)
5,566,879 System for centralized controlling of a plurality of temperature regulating devices 113 1993
 
DUSHANE, STEVEN D. (1)
5,348,078 Dwelling heating and air conditioning system 100 1993
 
ERICSSON INC. (1)
6,208,331 Cleaning touchscreens 61 1998
 
IMPERIAL BANK (1)
D367430 Controller enclosure 33 1995
 
INVENSYS CONTROLS ITALY S.R.L. (1)
6,502,758 Electronic device for regulating and controlling ambient temperatures, and relative setting method 74 2001
 
J. T. Stewart Associates, Inc. (1)
4,382,544 Energy management system with programmable thermostat 78 1980
 
LAARS, INC. (1)
4,717,333 Burner ignition system 56 1986
 
Lux Products Corporation (1)
5,673,850 Programmable thermostat with rotary dial program setting 62 1996
 
MNC COMMERCIAL (1)
4,386,649 Programmable thermostatic control device 105 1980
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
6,518,957 Communications device with touch sensitive screen 99 2000
 
PARKER ELECTRONICS INC. (1)
5,181,653 Residential heating and air conditioning control system 109 1992
 
QUAD SIX CORP., A CORP OF MICHIGAN (1)
4,206,872 Electronic thermostat 118 1977
 
SONY CORPORATION (1)
5,537,106 Remote controller 81 1993
 
The Detroit Edison Company (1)
5,259,445 Control for dual heating system including a heat pump and furnace 69 1992
 
TRANE INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
D361287 Temperature measuring housing 16 1994
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
4,264,034 Digital thermostat 82 1979
4,337,822 Digital thermostat 56 1980
4,479,604 Zoned control system 74 1982
5,088,645 Self-programmable temperature control system for a heating and cooling system 79 1991
5,902,183 Process and apparatus for energy conservation in buildings using a computer controlled ventilation system 73 1997
2003/0034,897 Thermostat and remote control apparatus 62 2001
6,581,846 Thermostat including a vacation mode in which electrical devices within and proximate the conditioned space are operated by the thermostat to provide an occupied appearance 63 2002

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (5)
D579799 Wireless sensor housing 4 2007
D580801 Thermostat housing 6 2008
D596963 Environmental controller housing 6 2008
D596964 Thermostat housing 7 2008
D678084 Thermostat housing 0 2012
 
PRO1 IAQ, INC. (2)
D578415 T900 thermostat 5 2008
D577616 T800 thermostat 7 2008
 
EAIR, LLC (1)
D598305 Thermostat faceplate 8 2008
 
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. (1)
D589822 Touch screen thermostat 6 2007
 
ENERGATE INC. (1)
D688955 Thermostat unit 0 2012
 
UNITRONICS (1989) (R"G) LTD. (1)
D613625 Controller 6 2008

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