US Patent No: RE40190

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Thermostat housing

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.MORRISTOWN, NJ7163

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Takach, Eugene J Eden Prairie, MN 42 599
von, Buelow John Oak Park, CA 34 603
Wadsworth, John Los Angeles, CA 69 615

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (6)
4,337,822 Digital thermostat 66 1980
4,479,604 Zoned control system 82 1982
5,088,645 Self-programmable temperature control system for a heating and cooling system 104 1991
5,902,183 Process and apparatus for energy conservation in buildings using a computer controlled ventilation system 96 1997
2003/0034,897 Thermostat and remote control apparatus 75 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 71 2002
 
CHARLES G & DEBORAH H. SHAMOON (1)
2003/0034,898 Thermostat and remote control system and method 112 2001
 
SONY CORPORATION (1)
5,537,106 Remote controller 95 1993
 
TRANE INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
* D361287 Temperature measuring housing 17 1994
 
The Detroit Edison Company (1)
5,259,445 Control for dual heating system including a heat pump and furnace 77 1992
 
CARADON CUSTOM CONTROLS INC. (1)
5,873,519 Electronic thermostat with multiple program options 116 1997
 
Comptel Domotique Inc. (1)
5,566,879 System for centralized controlling of a plurality of temperature regulating devices 136 1993
 
MNC COMMERCIAL (1)
4,386,649 Programmable thermostatic control device 116 1980
 
LAARS, INC. (1)
4,717,333 Burner ignition system 64 1986
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
4,992,779 Information input device 76 1989
 
CL 9, Inc. (1)
4,918,439 Remote control device 117 1988
 
CALABRIA JOSEPH (1)
4,431,134 Digital thermostat with protection against power interruption 74 1982
 
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. (6)
4,308,991 Programmable electronic thermostat 91 1980
4,621,336 Visual display of time schedule in a programmable thermostat 91 1984
5,570,837 Programmable digital thermostat with means for enabling temporary connection of a battery thereto 77 1995
6,318,639 Thermostat with temporary fan on function 81 1999
6,315,211 Hardwired or battery powered digital thermostat 80 1999
* 6,513,723 Method and apparatus for automatically transmitting temperature information to a thermostat 65 2000
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (3)
6,351,693 Computerized system for controlling thermostats 110 1999
6,595,430 Graphical user interface system for a thermal comfort controller 153 2000
* 2006/0192,022 HVAC controller with removable instruction card 35 2005
 
ERICSSON INC. (1)
6,208,331 Cleaning touchscreens 71 1998
 
Honeywell Inc. (6)
4,388,692 Electronically controlled programmable digital thermostat having variable threshold hysteresis with time 106 1980
4,442,972 Electrically controlled programmable digital thermostat and method for regulating the operation of multistage heating and cooling systems 180 1981
4,606,401 Programmable thermostat 80 1985
4,837,731 System for time programming of states by communicating time data via a continuously rotatable potentiometer 75 1987
5,230,482 Electronic time thermostat with a temporary next period adjustment means 107 1991
5,482,209 Method and means for programming a programmable electronic thermostat 94 1994
 
DUSHANE, STEVEN D. (1)
5,348,078 Dwelling heating and air conditioning system 111 1993
 
PARKER ELECTRONICS INC. (1)
5,181,653 Residential heating and air conditioning control system 131 1992
 
INVENSYS CONTROLS ITALY S.R.L. (1)
6,502,758 Electronic device for regulating and controlling ambient temperatures, and relative setting method 93 2001
 
Lux Products Corporation (1)
5,673,850 Programmable thermostat with rotary dial program setting 80 1996
 
Berkeley; Arnold D. (3)
4,725,001 Electronic thermostat employing adaptive cycling 90 1986
5,065,813 Interactive electronic thermostat with installation assistance 120 1988
5,161,606 Interactive electronic thermostat with minimum and maximum temperature thermal limit switches 87 1991
 
IMPERIAL BANK (1)
* D367430 Controller enclosure 35 1995
 
J. T. Stewart Associates, Inc. (1)
4,382,544 Energy management system with programmable thermostat 88 1980
 
HUNTER FAN COMPANY (6)
5,012,973 Window air conditioning unit having a built-in programmable thermostat with remote temperature sensor 78 1988
4,881,686 Temperature recovery display device for an electronic programmable thermostat 68 1988
5,038,851 Electronic programmable thermostat for a heating and cooling system with an oscillation control mechanism 74 1988
5,329,991 Pre-programmed electronic programmable thermostat 117 1992
5,782,296 Auto-programmable electronic thermostat 118 1996
5,937,942 Electronic programmable thermostat with temporary reset 130 1998
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
4,948,040 Air conditioning system 89 1988
4,997,029 Air conditioning apparatus 83 1989
 
CHEMICAL BANK, AS COLLATERAL AGENT (1)
4,446,913 Auto changeover thermostat with means for handling temperature entry errors 77 1983
 
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 95 1998
6,032,867 Flat plate thermostat and wall mounting method 80 1998
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
6,518,957 Communications device with touch sensitive screen 112 2000
 
AT&T CORP. (1)
5,526,422 System and method for cleaning the display screen of a touch screen device 77 1994
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ENERGATE INC. (1)
D688955 Thermostat unit 3 2012
 
UNITRONICS (1989) (R"G) LTD. (1)
D613625 Controller 7 2008
 
OPTELEC DEVELOPMENT B.V. (1)
D716815 Optical transmission-conversion device for producing a magnified image 0 2012
 
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. (1)
D589822 Touch screen thermostat 8 2007
 
EAIR, LLC (1)
D598305 Thermostat faceplate 13 2008
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (6)
D579799 Wireless sensor housing 6 2007
D580801 Thermostat housing 9 2008
D596963 Environmental controller housing 9 2008
D596964 Thermostat housing 9 2008
D678084 Thermostat housing 4 2012
* D720633 Thermostat 0 2013
 
PRO1 IAQ, INC. (2)
D578415 T900 thermostat 6 2008
D577616 T800 thermostat 9 2008
* Cited By Examiner

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