Ecorank

  • Published: Nov 10, 2016
  • Earliest Priority: Oct 12 2015
  • Family: 8
  • Cited Works: 2
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  • Cites: 12
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Abstract

Methods, devices, computer readable medium, and systems are described for sending from a thermostat device to a server device a target ecorank setting, and receiving from the server a climate system setting wherein the climate system setting is derived from a comparison of energy consumed by the climate system controlled by the thermostat device in comparison to energy consumed by a comparison group, the comparison group comprising other climate systems controlled by other thermostat devices. The comparison group is determined based on profile information comprising information describing the dwelling, dwelling size, dwelling location, occupants, and climate system technology. The climate system setting is determined based on an energy savings needed to match or better the ecorank target setting based on a comparison group and comparison time period. The energy consumed by the climate systems may be reported by an associated energy measurement device or inferred by heating and cooling hours.


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  • Publication: Nov 10, 2016
  • Application: Jul 18, 2016
    US US 201615212417 A
  • Priority: Jul 18, 2016
    US US 201615212417 A
  • Priority: Jun 23, 2016
    US US 201662353630 P
  • Priority: Mar 27, 2016
    US US 201662313762 P
  • Priority: Dec 14, 2015
    US US 201562266838 P
  • Priority: Oct 12, 2015
    US US 201562240474 P

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