US Patent No: RE40190

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Thermostat housing

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Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.MORRISTOWN, NJ7836

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Takach, Eugene J Eden Prairie, MN 38 849
von, Buelow John Oak Park, CA 32 704
Wadsworth, John Los Angeles, CA 47 774

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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (6)
4,337,822 Digital thermostat 77 1980
4,479,604 Zoned control system 95 1982
5,088,645 Self-programmable temperature control system for a heating and cooling system 156 1991
5,902,183 Process and apparatus for energy conservation in buildings using a computer controlled ventilation system 150 1997
2003/0034,897 Thermostat and remote control apparatus 86 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 82 2002
 
CHARLES G & DEBORAH H. SHAMOON (1)
2003/0034,898 Thermostat and remote control system and method 144 2001
 
SONY CORPORATION (1)
5,537,106 Remote controller 107 1993
 
TRANE INTERNATIONAL INC. (1)
* D361287 Temperature measuring housing 17 1994
 
DETROIT EDISON COMPANY, THE (1)
5,259,445 Control for dual heating system including a heat pump and furnace 91 1992
 
NOKIA TECHNOLOGIES OY (1)
6,518,957 Communications device with touch sensitive screen 141 2000
 
CARADON CUSTOM CONTROLS INC. (1)
5,873,519 Electronic thermostat with multiple program options 136 1997
 
Comptel Domotique Inc. (1)
5,566,879 System for centralized controlling of a plurality of temperature regulating devices 157 1993
 
MNC COMMERCIAL (1)
4,386,649 Programmable thermostatic control device 127 1980
 
LAARS, INC. (1)
4,717,333 Burner ignition system 74 1986
 
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha (1)
4,992,779 Information input device 87 1989
 
CL 9, Inc. (1)
4,918,439 Remote control device 130 1988
 
CALABRIA JOSEPH (1)
4,431,134 Digital thermostat with protection against power interruption 84 1982
 
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. (6)
4,308,991 Programmable electronic thermostat 117 1980
4,621,336 Visual display of time schedule in a programmable thermostat 116 1984
5,570,837 Programmable digital thermostat with means for enabling temporary connection of a battery thereto 106 1995
6,318,639 Thermostat with temporary fan on function 99 1999
6,315,211 Hardwired or battery powered digital thermostat 107 1999
* 6,513,723 Method and apparatus for automatically transmitting temperature information to a thermostat 101 2000
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (3)
6,351,693 Computerized system for controlling thermostats 144 1999
6,595,430 Graphical user interface system for a thermal comfort controller 196 2000
* 2006/0192,022 HVAC controller with removable instruction card 38 2005
 
ERICSSON INC. (1)
6,208,331 Cleaning touchscreens 86 1998
 
HONEYWELL INC. (6)
4,388,692 Electronically controlled programmable digital thermostat having variable threshold hysteresis with time 118 1980
4,442,972 Electrically controlled programmable digital thermostat and method for regulating the operation of multistage heating and cooling systems 208 1981
4,606,401 Programmable thermostat 95 1985
4,837,731 System for time programming of states by communicating time data via a continuously rotatable potentiometer 89 1987
5,230,482 Electronic time thermostat with a temporary next period adjustment means 124 1991
5,482,209 Method and means for programming a programmable electronic thermostat 122 1994
 
Dushane; Steven D. (1)
5,348,078 Dwelling heating and air conditioning system 144 1993
 
Parker Electronics, Inc. (1)
5,181,653 Residential heating and air conditioning control system 152 1992
 
Invensys Controls Italy Srl (1)
6,502,758 Electronic device for regulating and controlling ambient temperatures, and relative setting method 122 2001
 
Lux Products Corporation (1)
5,673,850 Programmable thermostat with rotary dial program setting 109 1996
 
Berkeley; Arnold D. (3)
4,725,001 Electronic thermostat employing adaptive cycling 101 1986
5,065,813 Interactive electronic thermostat with installation assistance 157 1988
5,161,606 Interactive electronic thermostat with minimum and maximum temperature thermal limit switches 112 1991
 
IMPERIAL BANK (1)
* D367430 Controller enclosure 35 1995
 
J. T. Stewart Associates, Inc. (1)
4,382,544 Energy management system with programmable thermostat 99 1980
 
HUNTER FAN COMPANY (6)
5,012,973 Window air conditioning unit having a built-in programmable thermostat with remote temperature sensor 88 1988
4,881,686 Temperature recovery display device for an electronic programmable thermostat 81 1988
5,038,851 Electronic programmable thermostat for a heating and cooling system with an oscillation control mechanism 84 1988
5,329,991 Pre-programmed electronic programmable thermostat 135 1992
5,782,296 Auto-programmable electronic thermostat 143 1996
5,937,942 Electronic programmable thermostat with temporary reset 148 1998
 
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA (2)
4,948,040 Air conditioning system 135 1988
4,997,029 Air conditioning apparatus 101 1989
 
CHEMICAL BANK, AS COLLATERAL AGENT (1)
4,446,913 Auto changeover thermostat with means for handling temperature entry errors 88 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 106 1998
6,032,867 Flat plate thermostat and wall mounting method 110 1998
 
AT&T CORP. (1)
5,526,422 System and method for cleaning the display screen of a touch screen device 90 1994
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Patent Info (Count) # Cites Year
 
ENERGATE INC. (1)
D688955 Thermostat unit 4 2012
 
UNITRONICS (1989) (R"G) LTD. (1)
D613625 Controller 12 2008
 
OPTELEC DEVELOPMENT B.V. (1)
D716815 Optical transmission-conversion device for producing a magnified image 6 2012
 
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. (1)
D589822 Touch screen thermostat 10 2007
 
EAIR, LLC (1)
D598305 Thermostat faceplate 16 2008
 
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. (6)
D579799 Wireless sensor housing 7 2007
D580801 Thermostat housing 9 2008
D596963 Environmental controller housing 11 2008
D596964 Thermostat housing 10 2008
D678084 Thermostat housing 9 2012
* D720633 Thermostat 2 2013
 
PRO1 IAQ INC. (2)
D578415 T900 thermostat 16 2008
D577616 T800 thermostat 9 2008
* Cited By Examiner

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