US Patent No: RE40190

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Thermostat housing

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.MORRISTOWN, NJ8367

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Takach, Eugene J Eden Prairie, MN 37 522
von, Buelow John Oak Park, CA 34 568
Wadsworth, John Los Angeles, CA 69 566

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Honeywell Inc. (7)
4,298,946 Electronically controlled programmable digital thermostat 109 1978
4,388,692 Electronically controlled programmable digital thermostat having variable threshold hysteresis with time 99 1980
4,442,972 Electrically controlled programmable digital thermostat and method for regulating the operation of multistage heating and cooling systems 171 1981
4,606,401 Programmable thermostat 71 1985
4,837,731 System for time programming of states by communicating time data via a continuously rotatable potentiometer 67 1987
5,230,482 Electronic time thermostat with a temporary next period adjustment means 96 1991
5,482,209 Method and means for programming a programmable electronic thermostat 84 1994
 
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. (6)
4,308,991 Programmable electronic thermostat 83 1980
4,621,336 Visual display of time schedule in a programmable thermostat 83 1984
5,570,837 Programmable digital thermostat with means for enabling temporary connection of a battery thereto 68 1995
6,318,639 Thermostat with temporary fan on function 74 1999
6,315,211 Hardwired or battery powered digital thermostat 71 1999
6,513,723 Method and apparatus for automatically transmitting temperature information to a thermostat 61 2000
 
HUNTER FAN COMPANY (6)
5,012,973 Window air conditioning unit having a built-in programmable thermostat with remote temperature sensor 72 1988
4,881,686 Temperature recovery display device for an electronic programmable thermostat 62 1988
5,038,851 Electronic programmable thermostat for a heating and cooling system with an oscillation control mechanism 66 1988
5,329,991 Pre-programmed electronic programmable thermostat 108 1992
5,782,296 Auto-programmable electronic thermostat 107 1996
5,937,942 Electronic programmable thermostat with temporary reset 116 1998
 
Berkeley; Arnold D. (3)
4,725,001 Electronic thermostat employing adaptive cycling 82 1986
5,065,813 Interactive electronic thermostat with installation assistance 107 1988
5,161,606 Interactive electronic thermostat with minimum and maximum temperature thermal limit switches 79 1991
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (3)
6,351,693 Computerized system for controlling thermostats 101 1999
6,595,430 Graphical user interface system for a thermal comfort controller 137 2000
2006/0192,022 HVAC controller with removable instruction card 32 2005
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
4,948,040 Air conditioning system 78 1988
4,997,029 Air conditioning apparatus 77 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 86 1998
6,032,867 Flat plate thermostat and wall mounting method 71 1998
 
AT&T CORP. (1)
5,526,422 System and method for cleaning the display screen of a touch screen device 69 1994
 
CALABRIA JOSEPH (1)
4,431,134 Digital thermostat with protection against power interruption 68 1982
 
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA (1)
4,992,779 Information input device 68 1989
 
CARADON CUSTOM CONTROLS INC. (1)
5,873,519 Electronic thermostat with multiple program options 106 1997
 
CHARLES G & DEBORAH H. SHAMOON (1)
2003/0034,898 Thermostat and remote control system and method 102 2001
 
CHEMICAL BANK, AS COLLATERAL AGENT (1)
4,446,913 Auto changeover thermostat with means for handling temperature entry errors 71 1983
 
CL 9, Inc. (1)
4,918,439 Remote control device 109 1988
 
Comptel Domotique Inc. (1)
5,566,879 System for centralized controlling of a plurality of temperature regulating devices 127 1993
 
DUSHANE, STEVEN D. (1)
5,348,078 Dwelling heating and air conditioning system 103 1993
 
ERICSSON INC. (1)
6,208,331 Cleaning touchscreens 63 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 82 2001
 
J. T. Stewart Associates, Inc. (1)
4,382,544 Energy management system with programmable thermostat 81 1980
 
LAARS, INC. (1)
4,717,333 Burner ignition system 58 1986
 
Lux Products Corporation (1)
5,673,850 Programmable thermostat with rotary dial program setting 69 1996
 
MNC COMMERCIAL (1)
4,386,649 Programmable thermostatic control device 110 1980
 
NOKIA CORPORATION (1)
6,518,957 Communications device with touch sensitive screen 104 2000
 
PARKER ELECTRONICS INC. (1)
5,181,653 Residential heating and air conditioning control system 121 1992
 
QUAD SIX CORP., A CORP OF MICHIGAN (1)
4,206,872 Electronic thermostat 120 1977
 
SONY CORPORATION (1)
5,537,106 Remote controller 88 1993
 
The Detroit Edison Company (1)
5,259,445 Control for dual heating system including a heat pump and furnace 71 1992
 
TRANE INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
D361287 Temperature measuring housing 16 1994
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (7)
4,264,034 Digital thermostat 84 1979
4,337,822 Digital thermostat 59 1980
4,479,604 Zoned control system 76 1982
5,088,645 Self-programmable temperature control system for a heating and cooling system 89 1991
5,902,183 Process and apparatus for energy conservation in buildings using a computer controlled ventilation system 81 1997
2003/0034,897 Thermostat and remote control apparatus 67 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 65 2002

Patent Citation Ranking

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (5)
D579799 Wireless sensor housing 5 2007
D580801 Thermostat housing 7 2008
D596963 Environmental controller housing 7 2008
D596964 Thermostat housing 8 2008
D678084 Thermostat housing 1 2012
 
PRO1 IAQ, INC. (2)
D578415 T900 thermostat 5 2008
D577616 T800 thermostat 8 2008
 
EAIR, LLC (1)
D598305 Thermostat faceplate 9 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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