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Inventor:
Butler; William P.
Address:
St. Louis, MO
No. of patents:
20
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
7979164 Low voltage power line communication for climate control system July 12, 2011
A system for controlling one or more components of a climate control system is provided that includes one or more controllers in connection with low voltage power lines for powering the one or more controllers. The controllers are further capable of transmitting one or more communica
7941294 System and method for detecting fluid delivery system conditions based on motor parameters May 10, 2011
Systems and methods for detecting various system conditions in a fluid delivery system (such as an HVAC system) based on a motor parameter are disclosed. Embodiments of the present invention relate to detecting: filter condition, frozen coil condition, register condition, energy effi
7821218 Universal apparatus and method for configurably controlling a heating or cooling system October 26, 2010
A system controller is provided that includes a communication network for transmitting and receiving information from an installed blower motor controller, and a removable memory device connected to the system controller. The removable memory device includes stored system parameter i
7784291 Interactive control system for an HVAC system August 31, 2010
An interactive system for controlling the operation of an HVAC system is provide that comprises a thermostat for initiating the operation of the HVAC system in either a full capacity mode of operation or at least one reduced capacity mode of operation, and a controller for an outside
7774102 System including interactive controllers for controlling operation of climate control system August 10, 2010
The present disclosure describes an HVAC system and means for communication between an integrated system of individual controllers for interactively controlling various components in the HVAC system. Various embodiments of an HVAC system are provided that may comprise at least two co
7748225 Interactive control system for an HVAC system July 6, 2010
An interactive system for controlling the operation of an HVAC system is provide that comprises a thermostat for initiating the operation of the HVAC system in either a full capacity mode of operation or at least one reduced capacity mode of operation, and a controller for an outside
7731098 Thermostat responsive to inputs from external devices June 8, 2010
A thermostat is provided that receives one or more inputs from at least one heating system of a climate control system, and initiates an appropriate action in response to the input. The thermostat can turn off a heat pump providing substandard heat and responsively turn on a fuel-fir
7694525 Unitary control for air conditioner and/or heat pump April 13, 2010
A unitary control for operating at least the fan and compressor of a climate control apparatus in response to signals received from a thermostat, the unitary air conditioning control includes a circuit board, a microprocessor on the circuit board; a first relay on the circuit board o
7464561 Unitary control for air conditioner and/or heat pump December 16, 2008
A unitary control for operating at least the fan and compressor of a climate control apparatus in response to signals received from a thermostat. The unitary air conditioning control includes a circuit board, a microprocessor on the circuit board, a first relay on the circuit board o
7444824 Unitary control for air conditioner and/or heat pump November 4, 2008
A unitary control for operating at least the fan and compressor of a climate control apparatus in response to signals received from a thermostat, the unitary air conditioning control includes a circuit board, a microprocessor on the circuit board; a first relay on the circuit board o
7296426 Interactive control system for an HVAC system November 20, 2007
An interactive system for controlling the operation of an HVAC system is provide that comprises a thermostat for initiating the operation of the HVAC system in either a full capacity mode of operation or at least one reduced capacity mode of operation, and a controller for an outside
7261243 Thermostat responsive to inputs from external devices August 28, 2007
A thermostat is provided that receives one or more inputs from at least one heating system of a climate control system, and initiates an appropriate action in response to the input. The thermostat can turn off a heat pump providing substandard heat and responsively turn on a fuel-fir
7174239 Retrieving diagnostic information from an HVAC component February 6, 2007
A control is provided for controlling the operation of a climate control system, which includes a processor that is capable of receiving power from a low voltage power supply adapted to be connected to an external alternating current power source, or a second external low voltage power
7100382 Unitary control for air conditioner and/or heat pump September 5, 2006
A unitary control for operating at least the fan and compressor of a climate control apparatus in response to signals received from a thermostat, the unitary air conditioning control includes a circuit board, a microprocessor on the circuit board; a first relay on the circuit board o
6705342 Modulating gas valve with natural/LP gas conversion capability March 16, 2004
An electronically modulating gas valve comprising a modulating solenoid for simultaneously displacing two servo regulator diaphragms, one for controlling LP Gas outlet pressure and another for controlling Natural Gas outlet pressure. A switch is used to select operation with either Natur
6230979 Controller for two-stage heat source, usable with single and two stage thermostats May 15, 2001
A controller for a two-stage heat source that can be used with a single stage or a two stage thermostat. The controller includes a second stage delay timer that initiates second stage heating when the timer is decremented to zero. The timer is reset when there is no longer a call for
5984003 System and method for controlling operation of a multi-speed circulation blower in a heating and November 16, 1999
In a heating system, when a high limit opens a predetermined number of times in a single call for heat by the thermostat, the system provides for operating the circulator blower at the cool speed rather than at the heat speed.
5403182 Control system for gas fired heating apparatus using double-throw radiant heat sensing switch April 4, 1995
A control system for a gas fired heating apparatus which apparatus includes a burner, two gas valves and a hot surface igniter, and which control system includes a single-pole, double-throw radiant heat sensing switch having normally-closed contacts which open and normally-open contacts
5224649 Digital thermostat with single rotary encoder switch for establishing set point temperature July 6, 1993
A digital thermostat includes a microcontroller and a single rotary encoder switch having an adjusting shaft and a knob connected to the shaft. The shaft of the switch is rotatable by the knob to a plurality of discrete angular positions, each of which enables the switch to provide a uni
5127464 Thermostat providing electrical isolation therein between connected heating and cooling transfor July 7, 1992
A low voltage space thermostat adaptable for controlling a heating-only apparatus or a heating and cooling apparatus. The thermostat includes a DC power supply and a voltage step-up transformer having two primary windings and a secondary winding for supplying electrical power to the DC p










 
 
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